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One of the downsides of owning a home is dealing with hidden threats that are not always visible to the eye. Sudden weather changes can cause leaks or moisture that can lead to unwanted organisms in the home. Mold spores are usually harmless, but if they find a spot that has enough moisture, they can grow and infest your home. Mold can not only damage your home, but can also cause health hazards such as allergic reactions, throat irritation, skin irritation, and eye infections. If mold has damaged your home, hiring a mold remediation contractor will be necessary to remove the mold, minimize the risk of the mold spreading to other parts of the home, and reconstruct the infected area.
This list features the best mold remediation contractors in all 50 U.S. states. These contractors were chosen based on their experience, accolades, and services offered. In addition to mold remediation, many of these contractors have emergency services that are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Servpro of Birmingham
2000 Huntley Pkwy., Pelham, AL 35124
With over 1,700 franchises, Servpro Industries is one of the largest cleanup and restoration firms in the U.S. The Alabama franchise of Servpro serves Birmingham, Hoover, Leeds, McCalla, and Gardendale. In operation since 1967, Servpro has received numerous accolades and awards, including placing twelfth in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Best Franchise in the Restoration Services category.
Servpro of Birmingham is known for offering extensive emergency services, and specializes in mold remediation. Its team is comprised of Applied Microbial Remediation Specialists who can handle mold problems of any kind, whether residential or commercial.
8535 Diamond D Cir. Suite A, Anchorage, AK 99515
When Larry and Elaine Taylor established Taylored Restoration in 1972, it was initially a remodeling company. 14 years later, in response to its community’s growing need for home restoration services, Taylored Restoration expanded to include emergency restoration and fire and flood damage services. Today, the firm is known throughout Alaska as one of its biggest restoration firms, with three branches located in Anchorage, Mat-Su, and Fairbanks.
The firm has an extensive list of restoration services that include crime scene clean-up, pet stain removal, and move-out cleaning. All of its trained professionals are certified by Interactive Occupational Training and are equipped with personal protective equipment.
ASAP Restoration LLC
20701 N. Scottsdale Rd. Suite #107-292, Scottsdale, AZ 85255
True to its name, ASAP Restoration makes its services available to every customer as soon as possible, assuring clients that its team of professionals will arrive in less than 45 minutes, 24 hours a day. ASAP Restoration has a wide service area that covers Anthem, Avondale, Chandler, Fountain Hills, Gilbert, Glendale, Goodyear, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Peoria, Phoenix, Queen Creek, Scottsdale, Sun City, Surprise, and Tempe. Besides mold remediation, the firm is also capable of fire and water damage restoration.
ASAP Restoration focuses on emergency services, making sure that it analyzes every possible cause of the damage. The firm determines from where the moisture content originated, and the psychometric conditions that caused the damage. The firm uses industry-grade chemicals to ensure that the contamination does not spread throughout the site.
7705 Northshore Pl., North Little Rock, AR 72118
Since its inception in 2001, the goal of Snyder Environmental has been to offer environmentally-conscious remediation services. Specializing in asbestos removal and mold remediation, the firm lessens the use of toxic chemicals in its process. It also regulates labor by having a simplified workflow that requires fewer people than does usual methods. These processes allow Snyder Environmental to offer its mold remediation services at a reasonable price.
Snyder’s team is trained by the Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health (CTEH), which implements scientific approaches to emergency disasters. For its mold remediation services, the firm often works with the toxicologists and scientists of CTEH to develop sustainable solutions for various situations.
12990 Branford St. Suite D, Arleta, CA 91331
Restoration Masters is one of the most reputable home restoration firms in California. Established in 2009, the firm has since expanded to four branches, located in Los Angeles County, Riverside County, Orange County, and Ventura County.
The firm’s Clean Trust Certified mold remediation services start with the inspection of the site through thermal imaging — a process that determines hidden moisture between walls. Based on the findings, the team then drafts the proper protocol and starts the remediation process.
1755 Telstar Dr. Suite #300, Colorado Springs, CO 80920
When Typhoon Andrew struck in 1994, Jeff Dudan was one of the early responders who helped the community get back on its feet. He went on to establish his own emergency service company, AdvantaClean. Twenty-five years later, his company can be found in every U.S. state and has also expanded to Puerto Rico and Canada. The firm specializes in many cleaning and restoration services, including mold remediation, moisture control, air duct cleaning, and water damage.
AdvantaClean is often featured on Entrepreneur Magazine’s Fastest Growing Small Business List, and has also been featured in leading publications such as Inc.500 Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and Business Fleet magazine.
130 Norwich New London Tpke., Uncasville, CT 06382
After spending years working for a large restoration company, Gary Giordano realized that the best kind of service is offered with a hands-on approach. To provide this, Giordano began his own firm in 2007, offering mold, smoke, and fire damage restoration to homeowners in Eastern Connecticut.
Giordano Restoration specializes in mold remediation services that not only eliminate the problem but also prevent mold from reoccurring. With more than 400 completed projects under its belt, the firm’s team has learned and mastered the correct way of removing mold while preventing it from spreading to other parts of the home. The firm’s processes are all certified Lead-Safe by the Environment Protection Agency, and the firm is a member of the Indoor Air Quality Association.
Paul Davis Restoration
1061 Lower Twin Lane Rd, New Castle DE 19720
With more than 300 franchises across the United States, Paul Davis Restoration has been providing restoration and emergency services since 1966. Ranked by Remodeling Magazine as the leading insurance restoration firm in the area, the firm offers a variety of restoration services in Northern Delaware, from mold remediation to biohazard cleanup.
After removing mold, the firm then takes the extra steps of sanitizing and disinfecting the site. In addition, its industrial grade tools dehumidify and purify the air, improving the air quality of the infected area. Paul Davis Restoration specializes in residential projects.
South Florida Water and Mold Restoration
1221 Stirling Rd. Unit #113, Dania Beach, FL 33004
Pat Caiazzia and Lisa Cozzi have been in the mold remediation industry for the past 30 years. Their collective experience led them to found South Florida Water and Mold Restoration, a well-respected home restoration firm. The team has also published a comprehensive guide on how to distinguish and treat mold.
South Florida’s humid weather is one of the main reasons why mold infestation is common in many households. Over the years, the firm has mastered treating any kind of mold, found in every part of the home, and its clients report high rates of customer satisfaction.
Safe Air Mold Testing
2210 NW Defoor Hills Rd., Atlanta, GA 30318
Moving into your first home should be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life, but for Jeremy Shelton, his first home only brought disappointment. The discovery of severe mold in the crawlspace of his newly-purchased house was a very challenging experience for Shelton. However, this experience inspired him to establish Safe Air Mold Testing in 2009. Throughout the years, Shelton has earned a number of certifications, including Certified Microbial Consultant and Applied Microbial Remediation.
To help identify the cause of the mold, the firm assesses both usual and unusual moisture spots, away from the visible mold in the site. The firm also advises its clients to fix leaky roofs or pipes quickly, to avoid mold growth.
Premium Restoration Hawaii
344 E. Ahuliu Way, Wailuku, HI 96793
Premium Restoration Hawaii is one of the most sought-after restoration and emergency service companies in its area, and proud to be one of its few Disaster Kleenup International (DKI) members. Premium Restoration offers a variety of restoration services that are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at affordable rates.
For over 15 years, the firm has provided mold remediation services for the Big Island of Hawaii, as well as Oahu and Maui. Over the years, the firm has earned multiple certifications from the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC).
505 E. 46th St. Suite #2, Garden City, ID 83714
Restoration Pro is a well-respected one-stop restoration company in Boise, Eagle, Nampa, and Caldwell. True to its name, the firm offers a variety of restoration and remodeling services, including insurance claim assistance. The firm also provides property damage repair for commercial and residential establishments.
Before Restoration Pro begins a mold removal project, they first determine the water source, which identifies areas of moisture and excess mold growth. The firm will then proceed to mold removal and area restoration.
3200 Squibb Ave., Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
In 1982, Jose Cruz ventured into the competitive industry of restoration services with only a limited number of workers and tools found in his garage. Soon, his high-quality services earned the attention of homeowners and companies alike. Today, with the help of his son, Warner, J.C. Restoration has expanded its services and grown its revenue.
The firm is known for its signature five-step mold remediation process — from the initial step of source identification to the final step of space restoration — and offers 24-hour disaster response services.
2601 E. 56th St., Indianapolis, IN 46220
The Michaelis name has become synonymous with home restoration in Indiana. The firm’s humble beginnings can be traced back to the early 1980s, when Lawrence Michaelis left his job as an estimator to start Michaelis Corporation. Trucks adorned with the Michaelis name can be seen all over Indiana, making the firm a household name. The firm’s high-quality work earned it a spot on local radio station 93.1 FM’s Home and Garden Show as its resident restoration expert.
Michaelis Corporation offers a variety of damage restoration services, including mold remediation. In each mold remediation project, the firm assesses the situation and treats the problem accordingly, always making sure to put its clients first. In doing so, the firm has earned over 300 glowing reviews from customers.
Service Master by Rice
7555 University Ave., Clive, IA 50325
Originally a carpet cleaning firm, Service Master by Rice is one of the oldest restoration companies in Iowa. The firm was founded by Austin Rice, Sr. in 1954 and has since expanded to include mold remediation and fire damage. Offering its services in Des Moines, Cedar Rapids, Marshalltown, Mason City, and Storm Lake, the firm has become known not only across Iowa, but in Southern Minnesota as well.
One of the firm’s most popular services is the Priority Response Program — a program that guarantees that your business will be prioritized in the event of a natural disaster.
6520 W. 110th St. Suite #101, Overland Park, KS 66211
Stephanie Sage found her calling in helping families rebuild their disaster-ridden homes, establishing Sage Restoration in 2010. As Kansas City’s leading restoration firm, Sage Restoration is proud to be a woman-owned firm in a male-dominated industry. Sage recalls being the only woman in her training courses, with people discouraging her from continuing her business.
Today, Sage is enjoying success as the winner of the 2018 National Woman Business Owner of the Year award, and Sage Restoration was featured in Thinking Bigger Business Media’s 2015 Smart Companies to Watch.
2251 Stanley Gault Pkwy., Louisville, KY 40223
PuroFirst is one of the largest restoration franchises in the U.S., with branches across multiple states. The company’s Kentucky branch is its second-largest in the country, and its owner, Robert Hunter, has been featured in Remodeling Magazine.
PuroFirst is known for its effective mold remediation and its 24-hour emergency service. The firm’s scientific approach to mold remediation involves Indoor Environmental Professionals (IEPs) who choose treatments that protect the client’s home from future damage.
Rytech of Southwest Louisiana
2306 E. Burton St., Sulphur, LA 70663
15 years ago, minority-owned Rytech of Southwest Louisiana began as a small business led by sole member-owner Jennifer Rulon. Today, the firm is known as one of the leading water mitigation and mold remediation companies in Louisiana. Rulon, highly experienced in emergency restoration, aims to provide services to reduce customers’ loss at affordable prices.
Rytech is proud to have exclusive use of DECON DF200, a non-toxic decontamination product that kills molds and viruses in a broad-spectrum. DECON DF200 is a quick and efficient way of decontaminating an infected site and restoring indoor air quality. DECON DF200 is perfect for open sites that are prone to spread mold spores to the rest of the home.
590 County Rd. Suite #2, Westbrook, ME 04092
Family-owned since 1981, Abatement Professionals is strengthened by knowledge passed down by multiple generations of builders. As the first licensed asbestos contractor in Maine, Abatement Professionals has a reputation of being a pioneer in the asbestos and mold remediation industry. The firm is often asked to facilitate training programs on asbestos and lead treatment, and the firm’s founder, Robert W. Rickett, Jr., is one of the founding members of the Northern Environmental Professionals Association (NEPA).
In addition to asbestos removal and lead treatment, the firm also offers efficient mold remediation services. Abatement Professionals prioritizes the decontamination of the room, treating the mold as an environmental hazard. This practice ensures that the affected areas are treated properly and the air is disinfected from any mold spores.
2508 Locustwood Pl., Silver Spring, MD 20905
After working for 26 years as an executive in the private sector, Joe Mulieri found an interest in air quality issues. He focused his interest on the allergenic effects of mold and was inspired to become a certified Mold Inspector and Remediator. After receiving his certification, he established Mold Gone in 2005.
Mold Gone takes a customer-centered approach in all of its services. Understanding the importance of communication, the company’s clients are provided with a comprehensive guide on the mold remediation process, and are educated on the importance of having healthy living solutions in the home.
Atlantic Bay Contracting
100 Hano St., Allston, MA 02134
Since 1989, Atlantic Bay Contracting has been one of the leading remediation contractors in Massachusetts. Founder Allen Young and his staff of well-trained technicians provide professional asbestos abatement, mold remediation, and air duct scrubbing and cleaning in Greater Boston and throughout New England.
Atlantic Bay specializes in both commercial and residential projects. The firm is a member of the Minority Business Enterprise, and the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).
Belfor Property Restoration
185 Oakland Ave. Suite #150, Birmingham, MI 48009
Belfor Property Restoration is one of the leading emergency restoration companies in the country, with over 100 branches that are strategically placed to quickly respond to a call from any state. The firm has been the recipient of many awards, including a place on Qualified Remodeler Magazine’s Top 500 list and a Chrysalis Award for Remodelling Excellence. Recently, Belfor founder Sheldon Yellen was honored by the Michigan Association of Fire Chiefs (MAFC) as an honorary fire chief. He was presented with this designation for the work he has done in fire restoration.
Belfor Property Restoration also specializes in mold remediation, and helped to set universal mold removal guidelines in 2002. The firm was a contributing author of the Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation, a publication that is used by almost every mold remediation company in the country.
ICC Restoration and Cleaning Services
451 Commerce Dr. Suite #800, Woodbury, MN 55125
When Thomas and Brenda Laska started ICC Restoration and Cleaning Services, it was only a small carpet cleaning company. As time passed, the demand for the company’s service evolved and it began offering restoration services, including water restoration, storm damage repair, and mold remediation. Since it expanded its services, the firm has worked on over 10,000 projects across Montana. The firm has also opened a branch in Wisconsin.
The firm has earned a reputation for professionalism and safety by thoroughly cleaning and sanitizing every site following the remediation process. The BBB has recognized the firm’s efforts by awarding them the Torch Award for Ethics every year since 2013.
Rainbow International Restoration
615 Pearl Park Plz., Pearl, MS 39208
Rainbow International Restoration has been in the restoration industry for nearly 40 years, with 400 locations worldwide. As an internationally-known company, the firm has been recognized by several prestigious organizations, including the IICRC and the Restoration Industry Association (RIA).
The firm’s Mississippi branch is popular among homeowners in Gulfport, Jackson, and Southaven. It’s known in the state for having deep cleaning services that include mold removal and water and fire damage restoration. The firm goes beyond fixing the issue at hand, identifying the root cause of the problem, thereby preventing further spread of infestation.
226 S. Dysart Ave., Springfield, MO 65802
Whether it’s a natural disaster or a mere drainage leak, Bixler Corporation is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for homeowners in Southwest Missouri. Since 1996, the firm has been providing service to residential and commercial customers, as well as to construction sites. The firm is known for its reliable IICRC-certified water damage repair and mold remediation services.
In addition to his company’s trusty restoration services, Founder David Bixler also dedicates his firm’s resources to worthy causes. Recently, Bixler helped fund a hospital lab in Guadalajara, Mexico, through his local Rotary Club. Bixler’s dedication to service and public work has earned him a spot on Springfield Business Journal’s list of 2018 Men of the Year.
Alpha-Omega Disaster Restoration
204 E. Main St., Laurel, MT 59044
Alpha-Omega Disaster Restoration is led by husband and wife team Willy and Julie Johnson, who founded the company in 2006. The firm offers fire, water, and mold removal to residential and commercial clients throughout Montana.
The firm’s professional team has a combined experience of over 50 years. Recently, the Billings Jobs Service Employers’ Committee (JSEC) selected Alpha-Omega Disaster Restoration as an Employer of Choice, a testament to the firm’s dedication to its employees and community.
Yellow Van Cleaning and Restoration
604 S. Webb Rd., Grand Island, NE 68801
Yellow Van Cleaning and Restoration was founded by two of the most established restoration experts in Nebraska. Dave and Diane Keiter have been in the carpet cleaning industry since 1981, and also offer mold remediation, air scrubbing, and dust mite control. Yellow Van’s services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to homeowners in Kearney, Grand Island, and Hastings. The firm has been recognized with multiple awards, including the Best of Grand Island 2018 and the Reader’s Choice for Best of Kearney 2018.
The firm’s mold remediation team is trained to handle the most difficult remediation projects, using state-of-the-art equipment. To ensure the quality of its work, the team includes a third-party industrial hygienist who conducts tests before and after the project is completed.
Absolute Flood Response
4387 W. Sunset Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89118
Absolute Flood Response offers services 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to homeowners in North Las Vegas, Nevada, and Henderson. Its environmentally-friendly approach to mold remediation sets the firm apart. Since 2008, the firm has been improving the restoration industry by integrating materials that reduce the carbon footprint of the firm. The firm uses Benefect, organic disinfectants that are made from essential oils derived from thyme.
The firm’s innovative process makes it a popular choice among homeowners, earning it the Customer Service Excellence award from the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. Founder Jason J. Johnson has also appeared as a restoration expert in the Las Vegas Real Estate Radio Show.
Soil Away LLC
5 Eastpoint Dr., Hooksett, NH 03106
When Soil Away LLC was founded in 1990 by Jack Solloway, it offered only janitorial and carpet services. As the years passed, the firm’s services expanded, as did its clientele. Today, the firm is one of New Hampshire’s best restoration firms, having been recognized in Business NH Magazine’s Fastest Growing Companies of 2017. Despite expanding to other states, the firm is proud to have remained independent and family-owned.
The firm has gained a reputation in New England for providing quality mold remediation and damage cleanup. All of the firm’s processes are certified by the IICRC. The goal of each mold remediation project is to bring balance to the ecological situation of the home, so the air will be filtered and unwanted organisms, such as mold, will be eliminated.
Healthy Way Waterproofing and Remediation
50 Harrison St. Suite #469, Hoboken, NJ 07030
With 25 years of experience in the mold remediation industry, Robert Lanfrank founded Healthy Way Waterproofing and Remediation in 2007. Since its inception, the firm has worked on over 4,000 projects and is often a guest on WOR Radio 710.
Before the firm treats any kind of mold, it inspects the home’s foundation for moisture, water, and structural issues. By replacing affected areas, mold problems will be avoided as the new structures adjust to the natural ecology of the home.
Rockefeller’s Cleaning & Restoration Co.
5514 S.E. Coal Ave., Albuquerque, NM 87108
Larry and Kelly Borgeson founded Rockefeller’s Cleaning & Restoration Co. in 1979. When they first established the firm, their intention was to find a way to pay for their college education, but they eventually realized that their true passion was in the restoration industry.
Today, the firm is one of the oldest family-owned restoration companies in New Mexico. Rockefeller’s primarily serves Albuquerque and Santa Fe areas as well as the rest of New Mexico and its neighboring states, and specializes in IICRC-certified mold remediation services. The firm received an Applied Microbial Remediation certification from the IICRC; a testament to its ability to stabilize the indoor air quality of a home or business and return the site to its original structure.
280 Madison Ave. Fl. 4, New York, NY 10016
Maxons Restorations is one of the oldest restoration companies in New York. Its roots can be traced back to the 1920s when founder Max Gersh was running a laundry and rug cleaning service. Gersh soon expanded his company into a commercial cleaning business, with clientele ranging from hotels to department stores such as Macy’s and Gimbels. The firm’s reputation was solidified after the 9/11 attacks when the firm assigned over 1,600 workers to complete projects in 3,000 apartments and 50 office buildings.
The firm’s goal for every remediation project is to use only organic, EPA-approved products. It also uses state-of-the-art air filtration systems, such as a Hydroxyl Generator; a machine that replicates the process of how troposphere air is cleansed naturally.
2606 Phoenix Dr. Bldg. 7, Greensboro, NC 27406
After being in the textile industry for over 30 years, Claude Dawson decided to shift his business management expertise to essential emergency services. After Disaster was established in 1992 to provide personalized emergency restoration services to homeowners and businesses in Greensboro, Raleigh, and Charlotte.
The firm has been the recipient of multiple awards, including the Top Performer Award from the Crawford Contractor Connection, which it has won eight times. The firm has also received the Soaring Eagle Award for its high-quality customer service.
4051 Gateway Dr., Grand Forks, ND 58203
North Dakota’s Steamatic Restoration has been providing restoration and cleaning services for residential and commercial clients, from South Dakota to Canada, for over 20 years. Steamatic is the go-to restoration firm of many public institutions, such as Drayton Public High School, The University of North Dakota, and the Pembina County Courthouse.
Steamatic Restoration is also a popular choice among homeowners, and its residential cleaning services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for homeowners in Fargo, Valley City, and Grand Forks. The firm has a reputation for providing efficient mold removal services, as well as maintaining a thorough cleanup process.
Precision Environmental Co.
5500 Old Brecksville Rd., Independence, OH 44131
The DiGeronimo family has been in the construction business since the 1940s, and have a successful group of construction companies that range from construction to abatement. Precision Environmental was established in 1987, in response to Northern Ohio’s lack of asbestos abatement and treatment firms. The firm was featured in ENR Magazine’s Top 600 Specialty Contractors, taking the #4 spot.
Precision Environmental’s workers are trained professionals who are certified under OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER). This program promotes a safe and healthy working environment that will minimize the use of hazardous chemicals. The OSHA HAZWOPER training promotes using solutions that are more organic and less harmful to the worker and the client.
Mold Inspection and Testing
1105 S. Morgan Dr., Moore, OK 73160
Mold Inspection and Testing is one of the few companies in the U.S. that offer mold remediation exclusively. The firm’s Oklahoma branch guarantees that all of its technicians are highly skilled professionals who have years of experience in the restoration industry.
To start each project, the firm undergoes a full visual inspection with two different kinds of air samples. These are done to identify any kind of mold, even mold that is not visible to the eye.
Summit Cleaning and Restoration
688 S.W. Veterans Way, Redmond, OR 97756
From its humble beginnings as a small carpet cleaning company, Summit Cleaning and Restoration has grown into one of Oregon’s largest restoration companies. Today, the firm offers 20 core services, which include mold removal, storm damage, and emergency response. To date, the firm has worked on over 5,000 projects.
The firm has observed that most families only suspect mold once they experience allergies and respiratory problems. Instead, Summit Cleaning and Restoration recommends that a home with any irregular water damage be tested for mold. The IICRC-certified firm utilizes industry-standard restorative drying that eliminates any trace of mold.
170 Stover Dr., Carlisle, PA 17015
For over 50 years, Tuckey has been one of the biggest names in the Pennsylvania construction industry. It has divided its brand into three companies — Tuckey Mechanical Services, Tuckey Restoration, and Tuckey Metal Fabricators. Tuckey Restoration is Central Pennsylvania’s trusted disaster restoration company, with over 20 different in-house restoration experts. The firm has received several Best of Cumberland County citations from The Carlisle Sentinel, and the Reader’s Choice award from Harrisburg Magazine.
One of the firm’s specialties is its mold remediation services. Its team consists of experienced Certified Mold Remediation Specialists, each of whom is a highly-qualified technician in his field.
41 Cedar Swamp Rd., Smithfield, RI 02917
Eric Anderson purchased EnviroClean Restore from his father to showcase his expertise in restoration, specifically mold remediation. Anderson is an in-demand expert who lectures on mold awareness and mold remediation, and his reputation as an expert in the field solidified EnviroClean Restore’s credibility within the New England community. Under Anderson’s leadership, the firm was awarded a Business Excellence Award from Providence Business News.
All of the firm’s project managers are trained and certified by the IICRC, the Restoration Industry Association (RIA), and the Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA). The firm performs its diagnostics with the most technologically-advanced tools and works to come up with unique and specific remediation plans for every project.
Full Steam Ahead
1440 Executive Ave., Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Tony Brumfield started Full Steam Ahead in 1990 out of his van, as a one-man operation. Today, Brumfield employs a highly-skilled team of professionals, coming in as a finalist for the Myrtle Beach Herald Readers Best Fire and Water Company award, while winning the 2010 Small Business of the Year award. Full Steam Ahead offers certified microbial and mold remediation, treated with state-of-the-art High-Efficiency Particulate Air (HEPA) filters, air scrubbers, and vacuums.
Throughout the years, Brumfield invested in educating himself and his company with IICRC-certified practices. The firm requires all of its staff to undergo continuing education classes and has a rigorous screening process for all of its prospect employees.
Tougas Mitigation and Restoration
2215 North Dr., Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Certified Microbial Remediator Mat Tougas founded Tougas Mitigation and Restoration in 2016 to offer specialized mold remediation and disaster damage repair services in Sioux Falls. Though new in the industry, the firm has already been nominated as The Best Fire and Water Damage Restoration company in The Local Best of Sioux Falls awards.
The firm’s technicians are all certified by the IICRC and the American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC). In addition, the firm has a large network of local contractors and professional hygienists.
Blue Chip Restoration
2120 Utopia Ave., Nashville, TN 37211
With over 35 years of experience, Blue Chip Restoration offers specialized restoration services including hazmat removal, mold remediation, and storm damage repair. The firm was the recipient of the Expertise Award for Best Water and Flood Damage Restoration in 2017, and again in 2018.
As a Certified Mold Remediation Contractor, Blue Chip Restoration not only removes all traces of mold but also repairs any damages to the site. The firm has a strong reputation for high-quality customer service, and its clients appreciate the firm’s efforts in educating them in ways to prevent mold.
Specialty Restoration of Texas
6906 Old McGregor Rd., Waco, TX 76712
Established in 1968, Specialty Restoration of Texas began as a humble company that expanded into the restoration industry in 1983. Today, it remains privately-owned by the founder’s sons. Wayne and Stuart Redding offer multiple restoration services, such as storm damage repair, mold, biohazard, and crime scene damage repair. Under the brothers’ leadership, the firm has received a number of awards, including a Top Performer Award and the Top 10 Mitigation Time in Process Award from the Crawford Contractor Connection.
The firm offers restoration services, including mold remediation, for residential and commercial clients. The team is made of industry experts who have extensive experience in dealing with black mold and use state-of-the-art moisture meters and HVAC filtration systems.
Anchor Water Damage and Restoration
10213 S. 1000 W., South Jordan, UT 84095
When Anchor Water Damage and Restoration founders Kris and Frank Rudarmel’s basement flooded, they found themselves in the middle of a bad restoration experience. The couple was inspired by these events, deciding in 2000 to establish a restoration firm that would be patronized for its quality customer service. Upholding ethics in every project it takes on, the firm has established a reputation for being honest and reliable.
Kris Rudarmel has made an impact as one of the few women in the restoration industry. Accepted into the prestigious Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Program, she helped boost the firm’s reputation in Utah. Media outlets such as ABC 4 and Fox 13 have featured Kris and the firm as resident experts in the Utah restoration industry.
16 Gregory Dr., South Burlington, VT 05403
Locally-owned G.W. Savage has been restoring homes for more than two decades. The IICRC-certified firm offers multiple restoration services, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The firm specializes in small scale residential projects, as well as large commercial projects.
G.W. Savage’s mold remediation services aim to eliminate the root cause of the infestation. Through careful damage assessment, the firm uses HEPA filtration and specially-formulated detergents to completely remove the mold.
Personal Touch Services
801 Butler St. Suite #64, Chesapeake, VA 23323
Business leader Rhett Russell established Personal Touch Services in 1991 to accommodate the restoration needs of the Hampton Roads and Chesapeake communities. Russell’s expertise is in commercial property restoration, while the firm also specializes in residential clients. The firm is well-known in its area, earning the title of 2013 Chesapeake Small Business of the Year.
Its popular services include mold remediation and lead abatement. The firm can remove any kind of mold while maintaining the cleanliness and safety of its workspace. The firm uses environmentally-friendly products for mold remediation, and a hygienist always checks the site for any mold spores after every project.
12303 N.E. 8th Ave., Seattle, WA 98125
Topping the lists at Yelp and Angie’s List as Washington’s leading indoor environmental expert, Environix has worked on over 10,000 projects over the past 14 years. The firm uses science-based solutions that make use of advanced techniques, which ultimately lower costs.
For its mold remediation services, the firm uses proper containment methods, treating only the affected area. This practice of using a containment zone is not only effective but also decreases costs.
Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration
42 38th St., Wheeling, WV 26003
One of the first restoration firms in the Ohio Valley, Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration was established in 1977 by Robert Contraguerro, Sr. Today, the Contraguerro family still handles the firm, which is now led by second generation builder Bob Contraguerro, Jr. Bob was recently recognized in the State Journal’s 40 Under 40 Awards, due to his 10-year service at the firm. Contraguerro started working for the firm in high school and became the firm’s youngest mold professional, at age 22.
Panhandle Cleaning and Restoration is a full-service contractor with a reputation for going above and beyond the recovery and reconstruction process. The firm won’t only eliminate all traces of mold; it will also rebuild the site back to normal.
12001 W. Dearbourn Ave., Wauwatosa, WI 53226
High school friends Jerry Kelly and Dick Niggeman started Kelmann Restoration in 1973 as a way to help out family and friends, free of charge. As the demand grew, the business followed suit, taking on employees and learning the latest industry trends.
Today, Kelmann Restoration is an award-winning restoration firm with a reputation for quick response time and high-quality work. The firm is a six-time RIA Phoenix award winner and has also received a BBB Torch Award for Ethics.
Blue Sky Restoration
1405 Gregory Ln. Suite #4, Jackson, WY 83001
Blue Sky Restoration has been Western Wyoming and Eastern Idaho’s leading carpet cleaning service and mold remediator for over 20 years. The environmentally-friendly firm uses Green Seal Certified products in its services, and its responsible approach to restoration has been noted in the Jackson Hole News and Guide’s 32nd Home Resource Guide.
IICRC-certified, the firm has a reputation for being Jackson Hole’s authority in remediation services. Before every project, the firm undergoes specific microbial management recommendations, ensuring a remediation plan made specifically for the project at hand.
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