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Portsmouth Mold Cleaners

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Housecleaning Services
4.9
from 63 reviews
  • 66 hires on Thumbtack
Kristen B.
Verified review

Just got home from deployment and while my hubby did his best, so much had not been touched since I left so there was one years worth of dirt on a lot of stuff. On top of that we have 2 children and nieces and nephews that are always with us. There was a lot of scum, the ovens had never once been cleaned since installation, and there was dust on every horizontal surface. Kiana did a fantastic job getting rid of all the scum, dust, mold, and mystery muck. The ovens, fridge, and sinks looked brand new when she was done with them. She also managed to organize the one million toys in each of the kids bedrooms. It turns out, the tub is white, not eggshell (who knew). My house has never looked this organized and been so clean. 2 Living rooms, a dining room, a kitchen, 2.5 baths, and 4 bedrooms later every thing sparkled and she still had a great attitude. It was very pleasant working with her and we will definitely be using her services again.

VarCon Corp.
4.9
from 57 reviews
  • 7 years in business
  • 83 hires on Thumbtack
Andrea B.
Verified review

Carlos did a great job cleaning our gutters and downspouts. He was very professional, friendly and courteous. We will definitely be hiring VarCon for more jobs in the future!

NOVA FMS
4.4
from 52 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 145 hires on Thumbtack
Normand B.
Verified review

They did the inspection of humidity with tester and found out the humidity is coming from the floor. They did repair under the mobile home and clean mold. Their response was quick.

  • 44 years in business
  • 69 hires on Thumbtack
Timothy J.
Verified review

Bordeaux Construction Services did an outstanding job on a water damage repair job for my currently leased home. I believe the price was just right especially for the quick response from Lee. The home had first floor drywall damage caused by a plumbing leak in the 2nd floor master bath. Lee contacted me within 30 minutes of my quote request on Thumtak.com and asked to take a look at the water damage to the property two days later, on a Saturday, in order to provide a quote for the repair. After confirming with the tenant, we solidified the time. I was so happy with the expedited response and his response to me in general on the website that I then explained the problem to the best of my knowledge. I wanted a single general contractor to take care of my problem! It is such a pain dealing with multiple contractors for a repair job. I asked if Lee would could find the leak, repair it and the damaged drywall. He told me he would definitely do his best to fix the problem but he really needed to look at it first. I authorized him to do what he could. When Lee showed up at the property on Saturday, he did just that. He removed the damaged drywall, inspected the master bath plumbing, troubleshot by testing the bathtub plumbing and found the leak. He repaired the plumbing on the spot. He explained to the tenant they needed to allow time for the water in the ceiling to dry and for the repair to cure. On Monday, he called the tenant and asked them to test the repair. All went well and he scheduled the drywall repair two days later. The ceiling is dry wall with knock-down plaster which can be extremely hard to match in the middle of the ceiling. The tenant was extremely happy with the workmanship. I couldn't be more happy with his efforts as a property owner who is currently deployed overseas. He turned a truly stressfull situation for myself and the tenant family into a total success. Thank you Lee!

Cavalier Enterprises
4.5
from 34 reviews
  • 21 years in business
  • 50 hires on Thumbtack
Tommy S.
Verified review

He did some electrical work. He also did a lot of miscellaneous work such as carpet, linoleum floors, water heater replacement, and several other things. He was always very prompt and courteous. I would recommend him to anyone that needed work done at their home.

  • 5 years in business
  • 27 hires on Thumbtack
Eliza R.
Verified review

Frank did excellent work, and I was completely satisfied with how my furniture was cleaned. He explained the process and the products he would be using. He did a very thorough job and offered affordable prices for the quality of work he provided. My furniture also dried in the amount of time he promised. If ever I need furniture/carpet cleaning in the future, I will not hesitate to call him again.

  • 19 years in business
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
Howard M.
Verified review

They were on time and the Carpets were very clean, they did a very good job. They did take a little longer to dry than was expected, but once they did dry they remained very clean.

911 Restoration
5.0
from 4 reviews
  • 26 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
Joe J.
Verified review

Awesome service. Had two other mold companies come in and couldn’t come close to the thoroughness of 911 Restoration. Thank you.

  • 21 years in business
Karen C.
Verified review

I used this company on 2/7/12 to clean my carpets - whole house including the stairs to FROG, six areas. I used a special on their website. The cost was exactly what we talked about when I made the appointment, no pressures or even suggested added services. This is so annoying with most carpet cleaning companies - extra for this spot, deodorizer, etc. They were on time, polite and my carpets look great - just like new!! Best carpet cleaning company I have ever used, so I will definitely be calling them again!

About

I do house washing to extinguish mold and prepare for painting. I do interior prep work of any kind for paint and finish work to enhance the beauty of your home. Discounts for military and seniors are standard. We are affordable and dependable. Call me, and you will be treated better than family. Just ask my wife, and you will be satisfied.

About

We are a green company offering mold remediation and new home pretreating. We use MoldBlock, an environmentally-friendly mold inhibitor. We also offer duct cleaning.

  • 8 years in business
About

#1 carpet cleaner in the area we really believe if we can't get it out no one can I love every thing about carpet cleaning! The customer reaction after an spotless clean😃

  • 8 years in business
About

The Montreal Cleaners is the leader in on demand cleaning services. We have been in business for many years. We have perfected our cleaning techniques and guarantee the results. We specialize in cleaning offices as well as other premises such as domestic and house cleaning, apartment cleaning services, condos, restaurants, daycare and end of tenancy cleaning/lease house. All of our experienced cleaners are background-checked and highly motivated to make your home or office spotless in no time. The most important reason that made our services competitively priced is that we choose to be affordable.

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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 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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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.

Can mold grow behind drywall?

Mold can grow behind drywall, in your attic, in the basement, under floors — mold can grow anywhere. The key to controlling mold is controlling moisture and water. If your home has been exposed to excessive water due to flooding or heavy rains, if you have an old home with leaky pipes, or if you live in an area with high humidity, you need to be vigilant about mold. Mold is most easily identified by sight. You may see blooms of mold on furniture, on walls, or along the floor. If you can spot mold, you probably don’t need to test for it and can save on mold inspection costs and direct your energies towards mold remediation. But if you’re not certain, you may need a pro to help you determine whether you have hidden mold. Scent and illness are two potential signs of hidden mold. You may smell anything from a musty earth scent to a foul stench, and you may experience respiratory problems, nasal and sinus congestion, eye irritation, nose or throat irritation, skin irritation, problems with your nervous system, or aches and pains. The national average cost of mold inspection and testing is $250-$300.

How long does it take to get rid of mold in a house?

You can never completely remove mold from your house; a small number of mold spores will always exist indoors and are a natural and helpful part of our world. However, if water or moisture is left unchecked inside your home and mold begins to colonize, it can pose a serious health risk. Mold remediation can quickly and safely remove a mold infestation from your home or office. Depending on the size of your problem, mold remediation might take anywhere from one to seven days (or more) to wipe out the major sources of mold in your home.

Mold growths (colonies) can establish within 24-48 hours, so it is important to act immediately if you have a water spill or leak — especially if you live in a hot or humid climate. If you are past the point of DIY and need professional help, mold remediation teams will come to your location, assess the extent of the mold problem, identify and rectify all water leaks and sources of dampness, identify all mold sources (both visible and hidden), use specialized equipment to contain and prevent migration of mold spores, safely remove contaminated materials, treat infested areas with approved antimicrobial sprays, dehumidify and dry the appropriate areas, and seal areas as needed.

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