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Escondido Mold Remediation Professionals

Browse these mold remediation companies with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in Escondido.

  • 10 years in business
  • 56 hires on Thumbtack
Alexander D.
Verified review

Robert was incredibly nice, personable, and professional. I was concerned about mold in my home, so hired Robert to come do non-intrusive air tests. He was extremely knowledgable, talked me through every step of his process, and really inspired my confidence in his work. I'd hire him again in a heartbeat.

Eco Flood & Mold Remediation
4.9
from 14 reviews
  • 24 hires on Thumbtack
Rick V.
Verified review

Previous residents let a cat pee on a rug and failed to take care of it. Kenny of Eco Flood & Mold Remediation was professional and clean and efficient and explained the cleanup process. He followed up and made sure the issue was completely resolved, and even came back at no additional charge and did a second treatment to ensure there was no lingering odor.

Mr Flood Fixer
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 18 hires on Thumbtack
Dan F.
Verified review

Great, on time, and fast service! Came to take a look and help identify the problem. Got in the crawl space and took pictures for help with insurance claim. Awesome suggestions for remediation.

FCB Restoration Services
5.0
from 10 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Danny W.
Verified review

We had a commercial kitchen remodel, Mr. Solis found hidden damages behind wall, it turned out to be mold. Mr. Solis and his team helped us remove the mold and helped us design a new kitchen for our community room. We are so happy we hired FCB and definitely recommend Mr Solis as a contractor.

County Wide Services
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 29 years in business
  • 16 hires on Thumbtack
Odette Z.
Verified review

I had the best experience with County Wide Services. They met and exceeded all my expectations. Upon signing up with Thumbtack, they, Stephanie, immediately sent me an email with attachments of their certifications, insurance policy and license number along with a brief introduction and bio of who they are, how long they have been in business etc. Which was exactly what I was looking for if I was going to hire a company. I was more impressed by the documentation she included in the email because it was what I was looking for and I didn't even have to ask for it which to me shows confidence in their knowledge and expertise. After about an hour, Stephanie followed up with a phone call and she was so warm and kind. Listening to me go on about the details of my mold issue. She reassured me that they had 20+ years experience and would take of it and have it all fixed looking as good as new. We set up an appointment and Matt came by to do the estimate. He was very informative and explained in detail step by step the process. He answered all my questions with such patience and understanding. Following was Mark and his crew, they came out proceeded with the process. Mark explained in detail the process and steps for the mold remediation. Everything was handled with such care and professionalism. The whole process took about a week mainly due to the weather. I would HIGHLY recommend County Wide Services. Customer service is AWESOME. The work was AWESOME. I can't say enough about the company. Great Job!!!

  • 4 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Sally C.
Verified review

We had a pipe break in our house and had different traditional mold remediation companies come in to fix the mold problem that had happened because of the water damage. The companies we found were expensive and not very sensitive to our situation. Luckily my husband found AES. They were less expensive, prompt, knowledgeable, kind and careful in treating our home. They warrantied their work. Our home is clean and mold free. I will and have recommended their services to anyone. Thank you AES!!!! Sincerely Sally C.

County Inspector services
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 4 years in business
  • 8 hires on Thumbtack
Ali P.
Verified review

I called Steve on short notice for a mold inspection on a house purchase. He was very courteous and knowledgeable. On the day of the inspection he arrived early and began the inspection while explaining every step. I would definitely recommend Steve to anyone looking for a mold or house inspection.

Coast Home Inspection
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 11 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Kimberly W.
Verified review

We were concerned about mold in our laundry room. Rob came out and we are so glad he did. The swab test came back negative, allthough the wall sample came back positive for Stachybotrys mold. After talking to Rob we decided remediation was best. His report was crucial when persuading our landlord to fix the problem. Thank you for doing a professional job in a timely manor. We are happy to recommend Coast Home Inspection to our friends.

Superior Mold Testing
5.0
from 3 reviews
    Timothy R.
    Verified review

    Krista with Superior Mold Testing was excellent when she came to our new home just after purchase to check a weird smell we had been wondering if it were mold or not. Krista came in with a friendly smile, great communication skills and look professional. Krista did her tests around the areas we were most concerned with and was very thoughough. We got the results back very fast and learned that it was not mold and we had nothing to be concerned with, except the smell of course. LOL:) We highly recommend you call Krista for any mold testing needs, she was fantastic!!!

    SoCal Remediation, Inc.
    5.0
    from 3 reviews
    • 7 years in business
    • 3 hires on Thumbtack
    Julie S.
    Verified review

    SoCal Remediation was quick to respond and very helpful with the removal of an old heating pipe that had asbestos. They fit us in the next day and were reasonably priced. Would hire again.

    Flood Doctors
    5.0
    from 2 reviews
      Margaret M.
      Verified review

      A 5-Star Company. I was so relieved when Flood Doctors were at my door within 30-minutes. They were great! They cleaned up all the water from my washer that flooded my laundry and kitchen. Their equipment and vehicles were extra clean and I could tell that they took pride in what they do. My home is now dry & mold free. Thank you Flood Doctors!

      Azteca Remediation
      5.0
      from 2 reviews
      • 17 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack
      Annette M.
      Verified review

      Mr. Esparza was great to work with.

      • 16 years in business
      Hannah M.
      Verified review

      Trustworthy and well known in the water damage industry. We have had a few family members that have also used their services for floods and mold and they had nothing but good things to say. They are very good at removing mold on many different surfaces. I like that they always respond to customer questions immediately. A++ service.

      SB House Cleaning
      5.0
      from 1 review
      • 1 hire on Thumbtack
      Prakash D.
      Verified review

      Dyanna was great. Her attention to detail was top notch and she got out mold from a really bad shower... Would definitely recommend her and use her again.

      About

      At C.E.T, we are a mold testing and mold inspection company committed on helping our Southern California clients discover and understand issues on mold. As a mold inspection and mold testing company, we take great pride in our reputation and always provide quality work for our clients, that's how we have earned the trust and respect of numerous customers over the years. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff and technicians are always respectful of your specific needs.

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      Water extraction mold testing mold removal mold clean up

      About

      Mold can harm your health, if exposed! Rock Inspection Services is a building inspector that can come to your property to inspect it for mold, asbestos and lead. A lot of property owners throughout San Diego contact our licensed professionals to perform this service. We are certified by IEA and other organizations, which means our specialists are true experts.

      About

      We specialize in water and fire restoration, mold remediation, and remodeling houses. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

      • 3 years in business
      About

      We are a water damage and mold remediation or removal service. We specialize in mold remediation. Mold and water damage is a big safety issue for kids of all ages as well as adult. We are an odor removal, hoarder cleanup, smoke damage and fire remediation, and storm cleanup company. We are all for customer service as well as a family company. We are here for the health and safety of your home. Most of our stuff goes through your insurance, but some of our services go through the homeowner. We always try to work with the homeowner and give him/her a good experience after going through a horrible tragedy. We are also connected to many different contractors as well as plumbers.

      About

      Restoration Plus is a local, family-owned business that specializes in water mitigation and cleanup, dry-out services, mold remediation, as well as fire/smoke damage cleanup and restoration. With over 12 years of experience in the field of restoration and emergency services, we look forward to helping you get through any emergency or 'messy situation' that you may find in your home or office, be it water damage from a broken pipe or toilet, or perhaps mold found in your closet or behind the sofa. We can help you file a claim with your insurance company since we have worked with all of them! Call Daniel for a free quote or house checkup!

      About

      Our company has built itself with customer satisfaction as the ultimate goal. Unlike other companies in the field we have experts answering the phone during business hours and answering service after hours. We have a unique system of checks and balances to make sure you are 100% happy the the work performed.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What is a mold remediation?

      Mold remediation is the process of identifying and removing unhealthy levels of mold that have colonized in a home, office, school or other building. Over time, if untreated, mold can destroy a home by breaking down cellulose-based materials (like wood or ceiling tiles) and causing a slow and messy decay. In the shorter term, a mold infestation can cause severe health problems. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), mold can trigger respiratory problems, nasal and sinus congestion, eye irritation, nose or throat irritation, skin irritations, problems with your nervous system, and aches and pains. Mold inspection and mold remediation are often requested in tandem, although they are two separate services. Nationally, mold inspection costs range from $250 to $300. If mold has been positively identified in your house, either by visual examination or through mold testing, remediation can safely remove it. Properly trained and equipped professionals use specialized equipment (like vacuums and air scrubbers with HEPA filters) to keep mold spores contained while they remove contaminated materials and treat infested areas with antimicrobial spray. A key component to a successful mold remediation after eliminating the mold is ensuring that the water source that caused the mold infestation is also resolved.

      How does mold remediation work?

      Mold remediation can eliminate mold colonies from your home or business. Mold is a normal part of daily life, but in wet or humid settings mold can quickly colonize and spread by making spores. Whether visible or hidden, untreated mold can cause real health problems and cause extensive (and expensive) damage to your property. Mold remediation involves killing the mold, removing the dead mold and preventing future mold growth. Here is an example of the steps involved in professional mold remediation:

      • Contain work area and apply negative air pressure HEPA air purifiers to prevent cross-contamination. If spores spread, the colonies can easily regrow elsewhere in your home.
      • Mist an EPA-registered antimicrobial to suspend and kill mold spores.
      • Remove affected building surfaces.
      • Bag and dispose of contaminated materials properly.
      • Treat cavities/underlayment and dehumidify.
      • Abrasively remove dead loose mold.
      • Apply EPA-registered protective sealer.
      • Perform clearance testing.

      Remove containment materials.

      How is a mold test done?

      Mold testing can help identify a mold infestation in your home or business. Mold inspection costs can vary based on the type of test you want done and the number of samples you request. The national average mold inspection cost is $250-$300. The EPA explains that if you have a visible mold problem, in most cases sampling and testing is unnecessary. However, if you have unexplained and potential mold-related illness or can smell mold in your house, mold inspection costs may be a good investment. To avoid unscrupulous testers, the EPA recommends working with a testing agency that adheres to the analytical methods laid out by professional organizations such as the American Industrial Hygiene Association or the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists. Mold inspection costs can vary based on the type of testing done. Prices can also vary, depending on the size of the home, the number of surface areas to be tested, and the extent of the mold infestation. Here are some examples of mold inspection average costs:

      • Swab testing: $200-$300
        • A professional collects a surface swab from a potentially infested area for testing in a lab. Some professionals have concerns about this being the sole test done because it only gathers a small amount of data from a certain area of the house. That’s why it’s frequently done in conjunction with air cell testing.
      • Air cell testing: $250-$350
        • A professional collects an air sample in the home to measure the amount of mold spores in the air. This test is frequently done in conjunction with swab testing to ensure more complete data. Costs are higher for this test because the equipment required of the contractor is more expensive.
      • Both air cell and swab tests provided by the same company: $400-$600.

      How do you get rid of mold?

      Mold is a naturally occurring and important part of our ecosystem. That said, excessive mold can actually be hazardous to your health. Mold remediation is usually the best strategy to get rid of unhealthy levels of mold in your home or office. If you’re not comfortable working with mold or the area is larger than 10 square feet (3 feet by 3 feet), it is highly recommended to hire a mold remediation professional to resolve the problem. However, if you’re DIY-savvy, don’t have any health risks, and are not freaked out by mold, the EPA gives homeowners the greenlight to clean mold areas that are less than 10 square feet. Here are some EPA-recommended DIY cleaning tips:

      • Fix plumbing leaks and other water problems as soon as possible. Dry all items completely.
      • Scrub mold off hard surfaces with detergent and water, and dry completely.
      • Throw away absorbent or porous materials (like ceiling tiles and carpet) if they become moldy.
      • Avoid exposing yourself or others to mold.
      • Do not paint or caulk moldy surfaces. Clean up the mold and dry the surfaces before painting. Paint applied over moldy surfaces is likely to peel.
      • If you are unsure about how to clean an item (art, fine furniture, etc.) consult a reputable specialist affiliated with a professional organization in their field.

      Is mold damage covered by insurance?

      Mold damage may or may not be covered by your homeowner's insurance. Mold damage is caused by standing water and excess moisture. Mold damage can be covered by insurance when an item already covered under your homeowners insurance breaks accidentally — for example, if your plumbing suddenly ruptures and water floods your house, the homeowners insurance will cover part or all of the costs for the plumbing repair and any mold remediation costs necessary as a direct result of the water damage.

      But you may not be able to get insurance to pay for your mold remediation costs if the damage is a result of your neglect — for example, if you’ve had a slow leak under your bathroom sink for years and have ignored the issue. If the insurer can determine that the mold damage is a result of your negligence, they likely won’t cover mold remediation costs. Also, most homeowners insurance will usually not cover mold remediation costs after a flood unless you have a special insurance rider covering your home in case of a flood. To help prevent mold damage, always keep humidity levels in your house between 30 percent and 60 percent, clean up water spills and damp areas right away, and ensure you have exhaust fans in your kitchen and bathroom.

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