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05/09/2017
By: Nadia F.
SERVPRO of Northern Colorado Springs / Tri-Lakes
When my husband saw our home that we worked so hard for underwater from the flooding, he knew that we needed the help of Servpro if we were to save it. Sure enough, their expert team saved our home and many of our possessions.
06/23/2017
By: Mackenzie J.
SERVPRO of Northern Colorado Springs / Tri-Lakes
We never thought we’d remain open after the latest storm caused significant damage to our building. Servpro was able to provide us with the services we needed to come out on top. Call them, they can do the same for you.
05/26/2017
By: Anthony B.
SERVPRO of Northern Colorado Springs / Tri-Lakes
We never thought we would recover from the fire damage in our home. Servpro provided us with an answer to our situation and more. You should give them an opportunity to find a solution for you.
08/15/2017
By: Robert H.
SERVPRO of Northern Colorado Springs / Tri-Lakes
Not sure that I could find the right words to express our satisfaction with your services. Without you the fire would have destroyed our home and our lives.
07/26/2017
By: George H.
SERVPRO of Northern Colorado Springs / Tri-Lakes
A wet, ugly mess that turned into an opportunity for improving our home. You have a fantastic team of professionals who handle water damage like pros.
11/29/2016
By: Forest F.
SERVPRO of Northern Colorado Springs / Tri-Lakes
Thank you for removing the water and mold from our guest house I have no idea what we would have done if you guys did not come out to help us.
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04/21/2015
By: Kathy C.
Creative Carpet Care & Restoration
I have been using Creative Carpet Care and Restoration for years. They do a great job and are very reasonable. Highly recommended!
11/18/2014
By: ben s.
Creative Carpet Care & Restoration
Easy to work with and did a great job! They went above and beyond with our flooded basement! Highly recommended.
Tips & Advices
Home insurance typically doesn’t cover mold inspection--mold remediation overall is a category that homeowner insurance rarely covers. If caused by a “specified peril” such as a burst pipe, household appliance overflow or flood, the insurance will cover expenses related to mold remediation.
Yes, mold can be dangerous to human health. The types of mold that can cause harm to humans are allergenic mold and the black mold strain called stachybotrys atra. Certain black molds produce toxins, and can be hazardous to respiratory health. There are types of green mold that cause allergic reactions in some people that can be as severe as black mold sickness.
Mold testing begins with a visual inspection, that is performed with specialized equipment, such as thermal imaging cameras. Once the top problem spots are identified, the mold specialist will get an air sample in the most problematic zone, and compare it to an air sample from fresh outdoor air. Follow-up tests--either more air samples or surface swab analyses--cost extra.
Black mold has become synonymous with toxic mold, but this is misleading. Black mold really just refers to the color of the mold, and there are many types of mold that present as black and are not toxic. The group called stachybotrys atra can produce mycotoxins, which are potentially quite dangerous to human respiratory systems.
A mold inspector should be called if you suspect there may be mold somewhere in the house, but you cannot find it on your own. It should also be called if mold is found, but it is difficult to assess what type it is.

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