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South River Mold Restoration Professionals

Browse these mold restoration companies with great ratings from Thumbtack customers in South River.

AMS Restoration llc
5.0
from 14 reviews
  • 8 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Bernadette B.
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Louis was very prompt, professional. Made sure my family was safe while mold remediation took place. Highly recommend.

  • 5 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
Laurie S.
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Tom from Environmental & Mold Solutions, was very pleasant, efficient, knowledgeable and helpful. Out the day after we called and was very prompt with mold reports. We would highly recommend his services.

IPS Restoration
5.0
from 11 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Boz C.
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Terrific folks! I needed my basement cleaned after 17 years of no cleaning. They vacuumed the ceiling, cleaned walls and floor, wiped all items that had mold. They even organized the basement. Air scrubbers and dehumidifier. I would use them again.

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  • 8 years in business
  • 10 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Patrice J.
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The gentleman were the consummate professionals, very knowledgeable and neat with their work. I'd highly recommend them to anyone in need of their services regarding mold remediation.

  • 10 years in business
James E.
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These guys are as good as it gets, and I don't say that lightly... they removed the water from my entire basement within 2 days and they were able to dry it out without any mold growth.

  • 10 years in business
James E.
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These guys are as good as it gets, and I don't say that lightly... they removed the water from my entire basement within 2 days and they were able to dry it out without any mold growth.

  • 10 years in business
James E.
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These guys are as good as it gets, and I don't say that lightly... they removed the water from my entire basement within 2 days and they were able to dry it out without any mold growth.

  • 10 years in business
James E.
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These guys are as good as it gets, and I don't say that lightly... they removed the water from my entire basement within 2 days and they were able to dry it out without any mold growth.

Manta Property Service Group
4.5
from 11 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 9 hires on Thumbtack
Rachel V.
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AdvantaClean did an excellent job of removing the mold from my basement. From the initial consultation to the final clean-up, everything was handled extremely professionally. I highly recommend this company.

Timely Home Inspection, LLC
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 5 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Maria J.
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We had a General home inspection, termite, radon and mold inspection done with Tim. He was extremely professional with fair pricing. Very knowledgeable without being pushy. I felt confidant in his report and his results were detailed and on time. I would certainly recommend for NJ home inspections.

Green Home Solutions
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 6 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Thumbtack Customer
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They did two basement mold remediation jobs for us. The work was done very professionally and quickly. I would highly recommend Green Home Solutions.

  • 15 years in business
  • 40 hires on Thumbtack
Marcia W.
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Michael was extremely professional and explained what needed to be done to bring our carpet back to life so that there were no surprises. We will definitely be using him for our future carpet cleaning needs.

  • 27 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Nora M.
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Mark Bendit came as scheduled and was thorough in his assessment of the mold and testing for water damage and eased this owner's mind when he kindly explained the process of filing my claim. He even spoke with my insurance agent. I would recommend this company very highly.

  • 16 years in business
  • 3 hires on Thumbtack
Josy G.
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The quality of their cleanup and restoration work is excellent. I strongly recommend them.

Prestige USA Restoration
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
JoJo F.
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The team at Prestige USA Restoration was very professional and did great work. They delivered on their word and were flexible when we needed them to be. I highly recommend them!

  • 10 years in business
Arty L.
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Great company to work with. We had a broken pipe that flooded our kitchen and living room. They restored it like new.

  • 21 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Andrea M.
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Although it is an unpleasant experience when your basement floods, Mike Glasner and his staff worked diligently and with sensitivity during my recent flood. They went out of their way to be helpful and thoughtful. They worked quickly and also, met with my insurance adjuster to explain the extent of the damage and the cause of the flood. I am sure this enabled my insurance company to expedite my claim. Mike and his crew worked well as a team and when they left my basement, there was no smell of mildew, dampness or mold. I highly recommend their work.

  • 10 years in business
Arty L.
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Great company to work with. We had a broken pipe that flooded our kitchen and living room. They restored it like new.

2 River Group
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
DALE B.
Verified review

I needed them to help remove mold in a relative's home and then do restoration -- so I was working with them only by phone. They moved quickly and efficiently, answered all my questions, and did such a good job that my relative's neighbor was moved to call me and say that their work was "fantastic."

ETS TESTING SERVICES
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 4 years in business
Letha B.
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ETS came out and did a mold inspection. They provided very professional service and gave me a complete mold survey and report.

  • 10 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
TJ M.
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I was contacted by all state restoration first. Because I am moving and plan to negotiate my remediation needs with the buyer I did not use all state's service. But I feel like I received good free advice about my issue. I spoke with Sean. He took the time to look at pictures and tell me about the cleaning process and the potential costs right over the phone. Thanks All State Restoration

Q & A

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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.

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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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