How It Works

No-Hassle, Safe Mold Remediation in About a Day

The presence of mold in your home can be stressful. Getting rid of it won’t be, when you call Break the Mold.

With 10+ years experience in the mold remediation business, John “The Mold Guy” Sweeney makes sure the mold is absolutely destroyed in the areas that are treated, guaranteed! Plus, he shows you how to avoid problems in the future.

Step 1: Quality Visual Inspection

Break the Mold will schedule an on-site inspection at a time convenient to you. The visual inspection itself takes about 45 minutes. While you’re not required to be there, it’s very helpful if you are.

Step 2: Create a Tailor-Made Plan

Based on the visual inspection, John will develop a guaranteed plan specific to your home.  This customized plan includes addressing root causes of the mold as well as treatment steps to get rid of the mold and prevent it from coming back.

Step 3: Fixing the Source of the Problem

Some moisture problems are a result of structural factors like a leaky basement or inadequate ventilation. If these issues are discovered during the inspection, you can be informed of them and determine what’s needed to fix the source of the problem. If this happens you have choices:

  • Fix the problem yourself.
  • Hire a contractor on your own.
  • Have Break the Mold hire and direct a trusted contractor who is experienced in fixing moisture problems.

Step 4: Structural Cleaning

This involves getting rid of affected materials and destroying mold.

  • Spray/Foam Application – sprayed directly on areas with mold. The biodegradable foam breaks down naturally with no harmful byproducts. More than just surface cleaning with disinfectants, deep cleaning (total source removal).  Leaving behind a contaminate free surface.
  • Appearance Enhancement – where needed, reduce or eliminate mold staining.
  • Clean the air – a gas/fog/mist treatment used to treat mold spores and mycotoxins in the air not visible to the naked eye.

Step 5: Controlled Ventilation (if necessary)

  • This next step is installing the automatic controlled ventilation
  • Only ventilates when the outside air is drier than the “inside air”
  • The system runs on 12 volt DC current and costs about $25 per year to run.

Step 6: Surface Protection (if necessary)

  • Treat surface – spray (clear or white) directly on wood attic decking.
  • Long Term Protection
  • Water Resistant
  • Breathable
  • Mold resistant

A typical mold remediation treatment takes 4 to 8 hours.  During that time, you and your pets will need to be out of the home.

When we leave, your home is healthier and safer, guaranteed.

Get your mold inspection today!

We purchased a new home and after moving in found mold in the basement. After contacting John he came out to inspect the damaged area, give a quote for removal and treatment, and also helped identify where the source of water may have been coming from. He was on time every time, the job was completed thoroughly and everything was clean when they left. His price was more than fair and I would highly recommend Break the Mold for anyone that is having a mold issue.

John took time to explain his method of treating mold to both my husband and I.  We are very happy with the results and would highly recommend his work.

Benefits of Advanced Odor & Pathogen Control Solution

  1. Leaves no harmful residue
  2. Kill time (Seconds)
  3. Effective Against*: Staph, salmonella, HIV-1, Herpes Simplex, Influenza-A, Canine Parvovirus
  4. Sanitizer Against: E. Coli, Listeria monocytogenes
  5. Kills odor-causing bacteria, mold and mildew
  6. Odor Sources: Protein, skunk, tobacco, pet, mold (mVOCs), chemical VOCs, smoke & fire
  7. Safe on soft fabrics, in residential, commercial & medical settings – Rooms can be used within hours

*The TAVS® System

We would highly recommend Break the Mold. We worked with John after having on going health issues that we thought might be mold related. He met with us, inspected our home and came up with a plan to remediate the moldy areas and treat our house. John is very knowledgeable and explains things in a way that gave us the confidence and reassurance to navigate what felt like an insurmountable issue. If you have had problems with moisture, mildew, mold or other air quality concerns I would encourage you to contact John to get the process started. We are certainly glad that we did. We are now feeling so much safer and healthier in our home. – S & K Smith