Most people read online and take on the task of cleaning using bleach, baking soda, vinegar, and other cleaners, that simply do not work.
Bathrooms in the first place are the wettest areas of the home, and when you add more moisture content by a leaky pipe under the sink, it’s a great breeding ground for mold to grow.
Can Bathroom Sink Mold Be Dangerous? – Barbara In North Hills
Absolutely, we’ve seen cases where our clients do not feel well, symptoms with itchy eyes, sore throat, skin rashes, respiratory issues.
Most people don’t inspect under their sinks, and every time you open & close your vanity doors, you create an air draft, which then releases spores into the air.
How To Get Rid Of Black Mold Under Bathroom Vanity?
When it comes to mold removal under a bathroom sink, you first have to get an understanding of how contaminated it is.
What is the cause of the water source? If it’s a drainpipe, then not just an antimicrobial will be needed, but an antibacterial agent will also be needed.
If there is black mold everywhere like the video below, then you really should hire a Los Angeles mold professional.
If it’s lite, and you’re just catching it, you might take on the DIY task with:
- Hot water
- Dawn soap
- RMR is a product you can purchase online as a final step
Text a Twin at 818-402-8682 and say “mold help”.
Here’s The Twin Home Experts Bathroom Mold Removal Process
We first put on our personal protection wear, then the following steps:
- Build tight seal containment at doorway using our anti-microbial plastic
- Fog the entire bathroom using our CS4 mold neutralizer
- Apply our rapid mold removal agent under the entire sink
- Place Air purification system outside the bathroom doorway
- We perform electrostatic HEPA vacuuming
- Apply our enzyme using our electrostatic rotating fogger
- Perform a leak detection test AND or repair all leaks
- Perform a mold test to verify clearance
How Much Does Bathroom Sink Mold Removal In Los Angeles Cost? – Susan In Venice
Prices vary for removal, depending on if your needing leak detection, leak repair, vanity removal & replacement etc.
The high we’ve seen is $2,800.00 and the low we’ve seen is $650.00.
Does Insurance Cover Black Mold Removal Under A Sink? – Kali From West Hollywood
Insurance coverage can be tricky for mold removal in general.
You’ll have to check with your Agent or policy, but if you do have mold coverage, you’ll more than likely have up to $5,000.00 in coverage.
The next thing to look for is your deductible, if it’s $2,500.00, then it’s not really worth it.
In addition, if the insurance company deems the leak to be long term, then coverage is questionable.
What If There Is Mold Under The Particle Board? – Darren From Agoura Hills
If the board is compromised and has severe water damage, then this section should be removed & disposed of.
A thorough cleaning should be performed with a new piece put back.
Twin tip: Waterproof the bottom of the cabinet using a liner and a water alarm underdrain p- trap. Now, This is a great insurance policy that it won’t happen again.
How Long Does It Take To Remove Mold Under A Bathroom Sink? – Tara From Westlake
This can take 1 to 4 days, depending on the nature of the damages.
If the mold remediation requires the back wall to be removed and replaced, it can take another 2 days.
I Cant See Mold Under My Sink, But I Can Smell A Musty Mold Odor? – Georgina From Studio City
Mold is often hidden behind walls and under cabinets. The best thing you can do to determine the cause is to use a moisture meter or perform a mold test.
This will verify if you have mold contamination.
What Are The Most Causes Of Mold Under A Bathroom Sink? – Brenna From Encino
Most common causes of mold under sinks are the slow, long occurring leaks stemming from:
- Drainpipe connections
- Drippy faucet connections connections underneath
- Caulking around base
- Backsplash leaking and cascading slowly down the back wall
How Can I Test On My Own To Find The Leak Under My Sink? – Joan From Altadena
Here are some tests you can do on your own:
- Grab a bite flashlight & fill up the bathroom sink by an engaging stopper
- Release the water and check drain lines to see if the water is leaking.
The next test: Splash water around the backside, between sink basin and wall, now go & inspect underneath to see if the water is dripping down.
What Happens If There Is Moisture Under My Bathroom Vanity? – Mary From Calabasas
Drying the area with a dehumidifier and fans immediately is going to be imperative for mold prevention.
Often times, we see a homeowner just using a fan, but this is not sufficient to extract moisture content particularly if the water migrated into the walls or underneath particleboard.
Can Mold Grow In My Sink Drain? – Kelly From Porter Ranch
Absolutely not, drain piping is a nonporous material. What your seeing is another organic matter, which is biofilm, this is made up of soap suds, toothpaste, hair and just gunk that is building up, yes, it’s black in color but it’s not mold.
Well, we sure thank you for visiting our site today. We hope this was helpful, if you’re in need of bathroom sink mold removal in Los Angeles, please call the Twins today.
Interested in immediate, expert help for your potential leak or mold damage? Call us, and we will give you our best advice on finding the source and minimizing damage.
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