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How to Find the Best Mold Removal Contractors in Sonoma County

 

Are you concerned about the health effects of mold problems in your home or business? Are mold problems in your home going to be disclosed to a potential buyer or tenant? Mold can be a serious health risk and professional mold removal in Sonoma County is the solution.

The following research by The Prime Buyer's Report identifies the best mold removal companies in Sonoma County and issues related to hiring them.

 

 

Updated April 12, 2018

 The TOP 10 Mold Removal Companies in Sonoma County CA

Charles Keller Construction & Restoration
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(707) 820-2162
1350 Industrial Ave #C
Petaluma, CA 94952
State License #885844 (B,C12,C34,C42)
   Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10 IICRC (Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration) AAA (Triple A) RIA (Restoration Industry Association) CRA (Cleaning and Restoration Association) DKI (Disaster Kleenup International)

Areas Served: Sonoma County incl. Petaluma CA, Rohnert Park CA, Santa Rosa CA, Sebastopol CA, ...
Services: mold removal, mold abatement, mold remediation

Integrity Construction Maintenance, Inc
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(707) 829-5300, Fax: (707) 829-5505
3531 Gravenstein Hwy South
Sebastopol, CA 95472
State Contractors License #846187
   Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10  Better Business Bureau Chamber of Commerce-Santa Rosa NCBE (North Coast Builders Exchange) EPA Lead Safe Certified

Areas Served: Bay Area & Sonoma County incl. Santa Rosa CA, Petaluma CA, Healdsburg CA, Sonoma CA, ...
Services: mold inspection, mold remediation services, mold removal, mold testing

Environmental Remedies, Inc.
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(925) 461-3285, (888) 710-2414
3910 Valley Ave
Pleasanton, CA 94566
State Contractors License #840442
   Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10  Diamond Certified  Better Business Bureau EPA Lead Safe Certified

Areas Served: Sonoma County & Bay Area incl. Santa Rosa CA, Healdsburg CA, Sebastopol CA, Petaluma ...
Services: mold removal & mold remediation, lead removal, asbsestos removal, removal of ...

Bravo Company Restoration & Construction
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(707) 837-0675, 24-Hour Emergency Line: (707) 331-9607
399 Business Park Court, #518
Windsor, CA 95492
State Contractor's License #956146
   Prime Buyer's Report TOP 10  Better Business Bureau CRI (Carpet and Rug Institute) IICRC (Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration) IRI Water Restoration Certified (International Restoration Institute) CMRC (Certified Mold Remediation Contractor) CMI (Certified Mold Inspector)

Areas Served: Sonoma County incl. Santa Rosa CA, Petaluma CA, Sebastopol CA, Healdsburg CA, ...
Services: Structural mold remediation & cleaning, mold source containment, mold contaminated ...

How to Find the Best Mold Removal Contractors in Sonoma County 

There is no state license required of companies for mold removal in Sonoma County CA, and so there's no state standard for competency and safety. Likewise, there is no legal requirement that local mold remediation services have worker's comp insurance or liability insurance and both are critical to you. If an employee of theirs were injured on your property and the mold remediation company doesn't have worker's comp, you can be held liable. Similarly if any accidental damage occurs to your property and the company has no liability insurance, you can be on the hook for it.

This makes it all the more significant that all mold removal companies bearing The Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 symbol have been cleared by our research staff, and have had to pass all the requirements for Prime Buyer's Report—TOP 10 status such as survey phone calls to previous customers to verify high satisfaction, clean complaint record, verified worker's comp and liability insurance, only employees legal to work in the U.S., and more. 

Companies for Mold Removal in Sonoma County Perform Numerous Services
Mold clean-up contractors (also known as mold remediation contractors) can usually perform both water and mold damage restoration. As licensed professionals with both AIAQC and CMRS certifications, Sonoma County mold remediation companies are assemblages of highly skilled technicians that can complete every phase of mold and water clean-up. Due to the specialized equipment and health risks involved with the work, only a trained contractor or technician should perform it.

Some of these contractors are proficient in a variety of hazardous material diagnostic methods, including the use of infrared thermal cameras, moisture meters, hygrometers, mold detection dogs, and full microbial surveys. Mold removal contractors go through rigorous training to become certified in the removal, encapsulation and deodorization of problematic, mycotoxin producing molds, including Acremonium, Alternaria, Aspergillius, Chaetomium, Cladosporium, Fusarium, Paecilomyces, Penicillum, Stachybotrys, and Tricoderma.

Good mold contractors in Sonoma, Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park, Petaluma and Santa Rosa and throughout Sonoma County can also inspect commercial and residential structures for signs of mildew, bacteria, asbestos, lead, allergens, leaks, and moisture intrusion. It's a dirty job, but, once the presence of harmful materials is confirmed, Sonoma County mold damage contractors will perform crawlspace clean-ups, dry ice blasting, air duct cleaning, and water damage dry-outs. They can also remove water from sheetrock, walls, floors, attics, crawlspaces, insulation, all types of flooring, and wood structures.

Some mold cleanup contractors in and around Sonoma, Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park, Petaluma and Santa Rosa will manage the entire project themselves, offering lab analysis with 24 hour lab test results and completion of necessary insurance work. Following restoration or reconstruction, some companies can conduct post-remediation indoor air quality testing if the situation calls for it. With trained biologists and technicians on staff, the water and mold damage contractors in Sonoma County can offer up their expert consultation for structural sewage/water loss assessments, litigation support, expert witness testimonials, real estate inspections, and medical consults.

The Best Mold Removal in Sonoma County CA Requires Advanced Technology
Mold clean up contractors use some pretty impressive equipment to remediate water or mold damage. They can apply infrared thermal imaging technology to detect areas of moisture and use air movers, fans, and dehumidifiers to dry out the affected areas. When it comes to cleaning and removing these potentially hazardous particles, mold cleaning contractors use dry ice blasters, fungicides, ozone generators, air purifiers, grinders, wire brushes, lint-free wipes and pump sprayers.

The best mold removal companies in Sonoma, Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park, Petaluma and Santa Rosa also come prepared with HEPA negative air units, HEPA orbital sanders, HEPA air scrubbers, and HEPA vacuums. Sonoma County mold removal contractors play a necessary role in your mold growth resolution. Only their state-of-the-art tools can exorcise the silent threat that is mold to restore the safety of your home and the health of your family.

Some Companies for Mold Remediation in Sonoma County Are A Better Value Than Others
The Prime Buyer's Report lists these remediation services for mold in Sonoma County: Charles Keller Construction & Restoration, Integrity Construction Maintenance, Inc, Environmental Remedies, Inc., Bravo Company Restoration & Construction, ToxiSan Mold & Environmental Consulting, Pacific Restoration, Oculus Innovative Sciences Inc. Other companies to remedy mold in Sonoma, Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park, Petaluma and Santa Rosa CA that might still be in business include these: Dominion Environmental Petaluma CA. Didn't find what you wanted with the TOP 10 Mold Removal Companies in Sonoma County? Then click here to see additional companies in this category.

 

 

How to Choose Mold Removal Contractors in Sonoma County 

Step 1: Describe the Mold Removal Services Needed
Go through the events that caused the mold growth or mold damage, if known. Write down these details, as well as listing the damage you can detect with your limited resources (most likely your eyes and nose). This way, local mold remediation contractors will know where to start when they visit for the preliminary estimate and/or diagnosis. Make sure you are consistent with each Sonoma County CA mold removal contractor so they all have a chance to create an equally informed diagnosis, recommendation, and bid for mold mitigation services.

Step 2: Question Mold Removal Companies & Answer Their Questions
There are some important items you should straighten out in an interview with local mold removal companies. Try to gauge technical ability, level of experience, and of course, price as you talk with local mold remediation services in Sonoma, Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park, Petaluma and Santa Rosa or your location. Use the questions below to formulate your own.

• How long have the mold removal and remediation services been in the business of mold removal in and around Sonoma County?

• How many mold removal jobs have the mold services completed in Sonoma County?

• Have the local mold testing, removal, and repair services dealt with the level of severity and complexity that my mold or water damage presents?

• Do the mold testing and remediation companies perform diagnosis as well as clean-up?

• Do the mold companies have similar references in the Sonoma County area?

• How do the local mold removal services calculate the cost of their work?

• How long should it take to remove the mold and repair the damage?

• Will you have to leave your home or busienss for the duration of the work?

• Do the mold removal companies expect to have to repeat the mold removal treatments?

• Do the mold removal services in Sonoma County carry workers' compensation and liability insurance? Are all of the people associated with the company that will be on my property covered by that insurance policy?

• Will the mold remitigation contractors in Sonoma, Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park, Petaluma and Santa Rosa or throughout Sonoma County provide a written estimate for the mold removal services?

• What type of warranty do the mold repair contractors provide?

• Will permits be needed? If so, who will be responsible for getting them?

• Do the Sonoma County mold removal companies and their employees do the work, or do the mold services hire subcontractors for any portion of the mold removal and repair work?

• Will the mold remediation companies in Sonoma County provide a written contract?


Write down the answers you receive from each contractor. Do their answers mirror your needs? Are they detailed and thorough? Is there a genuine concern for your health and comfort? A local mold cleanup contractor who just goes through the motions might not apply the care and attention to detail you require.

Step 3: Make a Preliminary Decision on a Mold Removal Service
After you've interviewed some mold remediation contractors serving the Sonoma County area, including Sonoma, Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park, Petaluma and Santa Rosa, read through your notes. Using the information you've gathered, develop a rough criteria of expectations for your mold removal expert and compare them to the conversations you have with your interviewees. The closest matches will be your best candidates. But also consider the working relationship you would have with each mold removal contractor. If you can't work together, the job will suffer and you may not get the outcome you expect or want.

Step 4: Final Research on Mold Remediation Contractors in Sonoma County
After you've identified the best mold remediation contractors in Sonoma County for your purposes, do some final research. Verify all required credentials, including licensing, insurance and certifications such as AIAQC, CMRS, IAQA, IICRC and contractor licensing. Also visit sites that can help you measure quality, like the Better Business Bureau and other agencies dealing with contractors and local mold removal services.

Step 5: Make the Final Decision on a Mold Removal Company
Now it's time to select your mold cleanup contractor and arrange to begin work. Call with any final questions and ask for the company's representative to provide a written and signed pricing, timing, quality, and warranty agreement. Make sure everything is agreed upon before signing.

 

 

Tips About Mold Removal in Sonoma County 

Time is of the Essence.
When it comes to water or flooding in your home or business, remediation should occur as soon as possible. Mold growth can occur within 24 to 48 hours, and if given the chance to spread, it can produce volatile organic compounds, allergens, and mycotoxins that can be harmful to your health.

Carefully Choose Your Mold Removal Contractor.
Proper restoration of your home is important to you, so don't settle for just any mold cleanup contractor. If you're selective about your choice of a local mold remediation contractor, any growth is more likely to be completely eradicated.

Describe the Job in Detail.
You'll probably have better luck finding the most suitable Sonoma County mold removal contractor if you assess the damage first. Walk around the affected area and make notes about what you see, any health related symptoms you've experienced, and the events that lead up to the damage. Then show or read this summary to each mold remediation contractor. Since each candidate will see the same description of the damage, you can be sure that the responses to your project are based on the same information. Then you can better judge which mold removal contractor in Sonoma, Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Rohnert Park, Petaluma and Santa Rosa or your area can give you the best responses to your consistent description.

Collect Several Estimates.
Get estimates from several different mold remediation contractors in Sonoma County. While this can help you get a fair assessment of price range, that's not all it's for. A sampling of estimates can also give you an idea of each local mold removal contractor's industry knowledge, integrity, and customer service skills.

Get it in Writing.
As with any contractor agreements, document everything thoroughly. Make sure that your chosen mold cleanup contractor can provide you with a written description of the work, pricing and a timeframe for completion.

Do Your Homework Before You Sign An Agreement.
Before you hire a mold remediation contractor in Sonoma County, make sure all licensing, workers' compensation and liability insurances are valid and current. Confirm any other relevant credentials as well.

Maintain Great Communication During The Work.
Ensure that your mold cleanup work is going as smoothly as possible. In order to do this, keep the lines of communication open between you and your mold remediation contractor. This requires effort from both parties, so do your part. Don't assume anything and call with any questions you may have.

Agree in Advance to Check the Work.
Though, for the most part, you won't be able to visually verify that the mold remediation services were done correctly, you still need to make sure your mold removal contractor has completed every task that was promised. Go over the itemized contract and confirm that every term was fulfilled. If they believe the problem to be eradicated, discuss warranty and safety information, as well as remodeling options.You may also request that post-cleanup mold testing is done to verify that all mold, spores, and remnants have been removed and your home is clean of mold spores and residue.

Know Your Rights.
Consumers have some special rights depending on where they live. You're dealing with mold remediation contractors in Sonoma County, so you can check out the California Department of Consumer Affairs.

 

 

Resources for Mold Removal Services in Sonoma County 

Associations & Licensing Relevant to Mold in Sonoma County CA
AIAQC American Indoor Air Quality Council www.iaqcouncil.org
AIHA American Industrial Hygiene Association www.aiha.org
ASCR Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration www.ascr.org
BBB Better Business Bureau www.bbb.com
CIAQA California Indoor Air Quality Program www.cal-iaq.org
CSLB Contractors State License Bureau www.cslb.ca.gov
DCA California Department of Consumer Affairs www.dca.ca.gov
Diamond Certified www.diamondcertified.org
EPA Environmental Protection Agency www.epa.gov
ERRA Environmental Risk Resources Association www.erraonline.org
IAQA Indoor Air Quality Association www.iaqa.org
IICRC Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification www.iicrc.org
NAMP National Association of Mold Professionals www.moldpro.org


Media & Web Resources Relevant to Mold Removal in Sonoma County CA
Cleaning and Restoration Magazine
Cleaning Maintenance and Management Magazine
HAZMAT Magazine
Mold and Moisture Management Magazine
Restoration and Remediation Magazine
Risk Management Magazine


The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Mold Removal Companies in Sonoma County CA within the following zip codes:

94922, 94951, 95409, 94923, 95402, 95476, 95430, 95408, 95473, 95487, 95403, 95446, 95450, 94928, 95444, 95497, 95441, 95419, 95465, 95425, 95480, 95412, 94953, 94952, 95416, 95436, 94975, 95471, 95439, 94955, 95462, 95431, 95421, 95442, 94931, 95405, 95407, 95433, 94954, 95404, 95448, 94927, 95486, 95452, 94999, 95492, 94972, 95406, 95472 and 95401



The Prime Buyer's Report provides information for the TOP 10 Mold Remediation Services in Sonoma County CA within the following cities:

Vineburg, Graton, Healdsburg, Monte Rio, The Sea Ranch, Salmon Creek, Rio Nido, Cazadero, Villa Grande, Mark West, Petaluma, Bodega Bay, Sheridan, Cloverdale, Bloomfield, Boyes Hot Springs, Larkfield, Lakeville, Annapolis, Guernewood, Rohnert Park, Two Rock, Russian River, Occidental, Camp Meeker, Forestville, Guerneville, Penngrove, Lytton, Temelec, The Geysers, Jenner, Fetters Hot Springs, Russian River Mdws, Fort Ross, Alexander Valley, Kenwood, Cotati, Windsor, Geyserville, Agua Caliente, El Verano, Duncans Mills, Asti, Valley Ford, Sebastopol, Fallon, Glen Ellen, Bodega, Stewarts Point Rancheria, Schellville, Fulton, Santa Rosa, Freestone, Sonoma, Eldridge and Roseland

 

 

 

 

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