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Mold Remediation in Elgin, IL

(815) 569-0702

Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration

The presence of mold in homes and buildings is not only unsightly, but it’s dangerous, both to your property structure and your health and safety. As spores from the mold are dispersed into the breathing air, they can trigger respiratory issues and allergic reactions, not to mention long-term health effects.

Mold can grow in any area of the home where there is excess moisture. As it develops, spores latch onto porous building materials and consume the cellulose within them, using moisture and organic material as food sources. As the mold consumes the building materials, critical structural damage can occur to your home or building, making it imperative to reach out to a professional.

Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration is available in Elgin, IL and the surrounding areas to provide complete mold removal services for homes and buildings. From crawl spaces to attics, our experts are licensed, trained, and equipped to identify all contaminated areas, prevent the mold from spreading, and eliminate it at the source.

Problems with Mold

If water damage is not treated right away, mold can start growing in as little as 48 hours after excess moisture and bacteria have accumulated in a particular area. It most often grows on drywall, wood, upholstery, and carpeting; anything that contains its natural food source, cellulose. Over time, affected materials will experience discoloration and deterioration, leading to permanent mold damage. To make matters worse, they disperse their spores into the air in search of new breeding grounds.

One of the main concerns of mold growth is that it is very dangerous to humans and pets. Critical health issues like allergies and even asthma conditions can occur. Common symptoms include skin irritation, coughing, headaches, itchy eyes and throat, nasal congestion, and more.

Our technicians at Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration will react quickly as soon as we receive your first call, identifying the affected areas, preventing the mold from spreading, and removing it at the source. The remaining building materials will then be restored or replaced, fully restoring your property to its original condition.

Discovering Mold – What to Do:

  • Call Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration right away for a free estimate on mold removal.
  • Wear protective eye wear, glasses, and gloves when present around mold.
  • Look for signs of mold growth on air registers and your HVAC system.
  • Turn on ceiling fans and the air conditioning unit to increase air flow throughout the property.
  • Run a dehumidifier.
  • Wipe off walls containing condensation.

Discovering Mold – What NOT to Do:

  • Do not try to remove the mold yourself; improper cleaning techniques can aggravate it and encourage it to disperse spores.
  • Do not disturb mold colonies.
  • Do not paint or caulk over any moldy surfaces.
  • Do not place any fans near mold.

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Black Mold Remediation

  • Black mold is a dangerous and common problem in both commercial buildings and homes, especially when it’s left to fester. If you suspect that you have found black mold, it’s best to call in the professionals. A team of trained black mold remediation experts can assess your situation and help you remove the mold safely and efficiently.
  • When you’re dealing with black mold, it’s important to be proactive about getting rid of it before it spreads. If you wait too long or try to do the job yourself, it can get out of hand very fast—and that could lead to some serious health problems for you and your family members.
  • When hiring a company for black mold remediation services, make sure that they are licensed and insured for the job so that their workers are protected if anything goes wrong during the process (which is rare but not unheard of). You should also ask them about any certifications or other credentials they have regarding safety procedures while working on your property; this will give you more confidence in their abilities when they’re working around your family members’ belongings as well as yours!
  • As soon as you discover mold on your property, it’s important to take action right away to protect the health and safety of you and everyone on the property. Don’t hesitate to give us a call to start the mold cleanup process.

Call In The Professionals

Mold is a real problem in the home. And when you have mold in your home, it can be hard to know where to start. Mold is a fungus, and it spreads through spores that are released into the air. When those spores come into contact with moisture, they grow into new mold colonies. Hiring a professional and experienced company can make the cleaning faster and more effective.

So, if you have mold in your house, one of the first steps we will do is to set up containment so that the mold spores do not spread around your house. That means isolating the area where there’s visible mold and keeping it from getting worse by keeping it dry. Scrubbing the air with a household cleaner can help clean up any remaining mold spores—but keep in mind that this will only work if you’ve already taken care of the moisture problem.

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Our mold remediation services include each of the following:

  • Detailed inspection and evaluation of the extent of the damage.
  • Sending a copy of the inspection and evaluation report to your insurance agency.
  • A containment chamber is set up in each of the affected areas to prevent it from spreading.
  • A mold removal plan is created.
  • Complete mold remediation using chemical cleaners and advanced methods.
  • The affected building materials and surfaces are cleaned and restored.

Why Choose Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration for Mold Removal?

  • Over 200 5-star Google Reviews:  Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration has received over 200 5-star Google reviews, indicating high client satisfaction and trust.
  • BBB A+ Accredited:  Our company holds an A+ accreditation from the Better Business Bureau, reflecting our commitment to excellence and high standards of customer satisfaction.
  • IICRC Certified: Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration is certified by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), demonstrating its expertise in carpet cleaning and restoration services.
  • Top Pro 2020 Award:  We received the Top Pro 2020 Award for our outstanding service and professionalism, showcasing our commitment to excellence in our field.
  • Housecall Pro Superpro Certification:  Our team has obtained Housecall Pro Superpro Certification, which showcases our expertise and effectiveness in delivering high-quality cleaning and restoration services.
  • Member of the RIA (Restoration Industry Association): We are a member of the Restoration Industry Association and strive to stay informed about industry best practices and advancements in the cleaning and restoration field.
  • A Rating on Angie’s List:  Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration has received an A rating on Angie’s List, indicating our consistent delivery of high-quality services and customer satisfaction.
  • Same-day estimates available:  We offer same-day estimates for your convenience, allowing us to quickly assess and address your cleaning and restoration needs.
  • 24/7 response time:  Emergencies can occur at any time, so we provide a 24/7 response time.
  • Work with all insurance providers:  Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration works with all insurance providers to make the process easier for our clients and provide a smooth experience during restoration.
  • Free Estimates provided:  We offer free estimates as part of our commitment to transparency.
  • Safe Cleaning Agents and Practices:  Our commitment to safety extends to both our clients and the environment through the use of safe cleaning agents and practices.
  • Equipment, Technology, and Innovations:  Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration prioritizes investing in modern equipment and technology to ensure they stay updated with industry trends and deliver top-notch cleaning and restoration solutions.
  • Trust and Verification:  Building trust with our clients is a priority for us. All of team members are bonded, licensed, and certified

Get a Free Estimate for Mold Remediation in Elgin, IL

Suspect that you have a mold problem? Nu-Gen Cleaning & Restoration is available at (815) 569-0702 in Elgin, IL, and the surrounding areas to provide mold removal services for homes and buildings. We also provide free estimates.

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Related Mold Removal Tips:

How to Remove Mold Odors from the Refrigerator: It’s crucial to promptly address any mold smell emanating from your fridge since even after removing the mold, the unpleasant odor may persist. Failure to eliminate the mold could result in its continual formation, leading to a buildup of toxic food toxins and cancerous substances due to heat retention. It’s imperative to clean your fridge of any mold before storing new food. The following steps should guide you when cleaning your fridge.

How to Remove Mold from the Roof and Ceiling After it Rains: Moisture from rainy days and high humidity can facilitate the growth of mold on roofs and ceilings, particularly when a house has undiscovered leaks. Mold is a pervasive fungus that thrives in damp environments and can easily colonize on ceilings and rooftops. If you’re dealing with mold growth on these surfaces after a downpour, here’s how you can effectively remove it.
How to Remove Mold from Painted Surfaces: Extra moisture is the primary cause of mold growth on painted surfaces, including walls, as the organic compounds found in the wall’s material provide an ideal environment for mold formation. Oil-based paints are particularly prone to mold growth due to their higher concentration of organic compounds. If you’re faced with a small area of mold on a painted surface, you can use the following instructions to undertake a clean-up process on your own.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Mold Damage Assessment:

Is mold remediation worth it? Yes, mold remediation is undoubtedly worth the investment because professional mold removal prevents health hazards and cross-contamination. The presence of hazardous molds can pose significant health risks to you and your family members. Inhaling mold spores can lead to significant health concerns.

How long does it take to get sick from living with mold? It depends on the level of exposure and the immune system of the individuals. Direct contact with mycotoxins can cause instant cough and sickness, especially if they have asthma or lung diseases.

What diseases are linked to mold? Mold typically causes respiratory health problems like asthma, allergic fungal sinusitis, allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and more.

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Recent Reviews

Review by Kelly Ann
Restoration Services
Rating 5 5 Star Moving Rating

It is only the first day and the so far the professionalism and the kindness of the workers the cleanup and care of my property and furniture is above and beyond any company I have seen!! Absolutely outstanding and professional company hands down so far!!! Third day!! So far I have had Fransisco Jose Sha-ron Zeke Nick Joey as crew members and all absolutely amazingly outstanding truly and amazing company through and through their professionalism is by far hands down amazing! Great company great workers fast and thorough the owner Moises is on top of everything he actually came out he has had no issues answering questions when I needed I mean when they work for you.. they truly work for you with the utmost care and professionalism and the cleanliness it’s unbelievable!

Review by Stephen Abbs
Restoration Services
Rating 5 5 Star Moving Rating

I had a pipe freeze and burst at my home in the very early hours of Christmas Eve, around midnight. The water damaged my kitchen and went into my basement as well. I called Nu-Gen around 2:00am and Olga answered the phone and set up an appointment for me for the same day, between 8:30-9:30. After calling my insurance company, they said they would send out their own mitigation service so I cancelled my appointment with Nu-Gen. Well, the service that my insurance company contracted never showed up, but to my surprise Olga called me that afternoon to check on things and make sure I was okay. I was incredibly grateful for her checking on me because my insurance company failed me at that point. Later that afternoon Moises, the project manager, came out to assess the situation. They immediately set up the mitigation process and during the next couple of weeks, Moises - and his wonderful crew - Jose and Joey, were out several times to check on the progress of the drying and mitigation process. I am forever grateful for Nu-Gen's help and guidance throughout this entire process. I've recommended their services to my insurance company as well so that they could now have a reliable mitigation service to use in the area and I also expect to use Nu-Gen for the reconstruction work as well.

Review by Dylan
Restoration Services
Rating 5 5 Star Moving Rating

Jose and Leti were wonderful, a third gentleman came to assist, I didn't get his name but they worked well together to solve a tricky dryer vent issue. After spending over an hour cleaning a vent that was no longer in use from second floor( unbeknownst to all of us) we learned previous owners rerouted out the roof. Not once did they act like they were annoyed by this discovery. Very professional and very friendly. I cannot recommend them enough. Great Job Nu-Gen.