Residential Painters Can Repair Mildew Damage

Residential Painters Can Repair Mildew Damage

When you see those fuzzy black spots in your shower grout, or along the baseboards of your laundry room, you may be tempted to panic and call in the abatement team. But, there is no need for panic. The truth is, it’s probably likely to be mildew rather than mold. While black mold can often be deadly, mildew is just a nuisance and, at most, an allergen.

Mildew requires the presence of moisture to grow. It can appear as quickly as 24 hours after an area gets wet. Many residential painters can eliminate the source of moisture and repair the damage from mildew.

The moisture that causes mildew may come from many sources: the outside, or through the floor, through the walls or roof, or through plumbing leaks. Your daily activities, such as doing laundry and cooking releases moisture into the air, and can accumulate, causing mildew to grow. This is especially common in poorly ventilated areas.

Some residential painters can assess the damage and write up a list of recommendations for remediation. They’ll also provide you with a free quote on repairs and sanitization. They’ll recommend, upon inspection, any plumbing or roofing repairs that need to be taken care of. By stopping the flow of water, you’ll be assured that the problem will not recur once the damage is repaired. Then, the repairs will begin.

In some cases, the residential painters will have to come into your Dupage County home and remove damaged drywall. The area will be thoroughly dried, with any soaked insulation replaced. This is easily done by skilled workmen, and after taping and bedding the new drywall, it will be painted to match the rest of the area. Usually, this will also be enough to deodorize and disinfect the area.

In some cases, carpets and furniture need to be restored, even to the point of refinishing furniture. The sanitation of the area should be complete, as well.

Your residential painter will use a mildewcide in high humidity areas of your home such as the bathroom, laundry room, and kitchen. This will make it virtually impossible for mildew to grow on the surfaces in these areas. It is available in both interior and exterior paint, and is usually added to the paint and mixed thoroughly. The mildewcide works equally well in all kinds of paint, whether oil, latex, or alkyd.

If the area is very prone to condensation, your painters may use oil based paint. The chemicals in the oil paints discourage the growth of mildew. This, in addition to the mildewcide, will help keep your home free of mildew.

To Dupage County, IL, contact Pristine Painting. Pristine Painting also serves the surrounding area, including:

• Addison

• Bloomingdale

• Downers Grove

• Lisle

• Milton

• Naperville

• Wayne

• Wheaton

• Winfield

• York

• McHenry

• Schamburg

• Kane County

• Montgomery

If you are looking for professional painters in the Dupage County area, you have come to the right place. we are happy to provide our painting services to houses helping make an old place feel new like a fresh coat of paint, and nothing can make a new place feel complete like having just the right shade of color on your interior or exterior walls.

Pristine Painting & Decorating are Painting Contractors in Lombard Illinois that specialize in house painting in the Dupage County area. Whether it be interior painting or exterior painting--we strive to offer full painting services to best serve you. We can assist you with residential painting and commercial painting. We would be more than happy to offer you the best painting estimates you will find in Lombard IL. Give us a call and ask for a painting quote!

Pristine Painting & Decorating is a painting company located in Lombard IL that serves Dupage County and surrounding areas including:

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