Moisture Remediation

Sunlight Contractors has the experience, the personnel, and, more importantly, the trusted credentials to help with all of your Moisture Remediation needs.

Why Choose Sunlight?

We are a leading provider of moisture remediation services in Louisiana. We have been in business for over 20 years and have a team of experienced and certified professionals. We offer a wide range of moisture remediation services, including:

  • Water damage restoration: We can help you restore your home or business after a water damage incident. We will assess the damage, remove the water, and dry out the area. We will also repair any structural damage that may have occurred.
  • Mold removal: We can remove mold from your home or business. We will use a variety of methods to remove the mold, including encapsulation, HEPA vacuuming, and chemical treatment.
  • Moisture control: We can help you control moisture in your home or business. We can install dehumidifiers, air conditioners, and other moisture control devices. We can also help you seal up leaks and cracks to prevent moisture from entering your home.

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Hardwood Floors and Moisture Problems

Wood is a hygroscopic material. This means that wood will absorb moisture from the air and release moisture into the air. If the moisture content of the wood gets too high, it can cause problems, such as:

  • Cupping: Cupping is a condition where the edges of the wood boards curl up, creating a cup-like shape. This is caused by moisture swelling the wood on the edges more than the center.
  • Bowing: Bowing is a condition where the wood boards curve in the middle, creating a bow-like shape. This is caused by moisture swelling the wood in the middle more than the edges.
  • Swelling: Swelling is a condition where the wood boards increase in thickness due to moisture absorption. This can cause the boards to buckle or warp.
  • Moisture damage: Moisture can also cause damage to the finish of the hardwood floor, such as discoloration, cracking, and peeling.

The Benefits of Moisture Remediation

Prevents mold growth

Extends the life of your home

Increases the value of your home

Improves air quality

Reduces the risk of electrical fires

Protects your belongings

Increases your comfort

Increases your peace of mind

Moisture Remediation

Moisture remediation is the process of removing moisture from a building or other structure. This can be necessary for a variety of reasons, such as:

  • Water damage: Moisture can enter a building through leaks in the roof, foundation, or plumbing. This can lead to water damage, which can cause mold growth, structural damage, and other problems.
  • High humidity: High humidity can also lead to moisture problems. This can happen in humid climates or in buildings that are not well-ventilated.
  • Mold growth: Mold can grow in moist environments. This can cause health problems, such as respiratory problems and allergies.

Moisture remediation can be a complex process, and it is important to hire a qualified professional to do the work.

The steps involved in moisture remediation can vary depending on the specific problem, but they typically include:

  • Identifying the source of moisture: The first step is to identify the source of moisture. This can be done by inspecting the building for leaks, checking the humidity levels, and looking for signs of mold growth.
  • Removing the moisture: Once the source of moisture has been identified, it is necessary to remove the moisture. This can be done by repairing leaks, dehumidifying the air, and removing mold.
  • Preventing future moisture problems: Once the moisture has been removed, it is important to take steps to prevent future moisture problems. This may involve repairing leaks, improving ventilation, and using moisture-resistant materials.

Benefits of moisture remediation:

  • Prevents mold growth: Mold can cause health problems, so it is important to prevent it from growing. Moisture remediation can help to prevent mold growth by removing moisture from the environment.
  • Extends the life of your home: Moisture can damage your home's structure, so it is important to remove moisture from your home. Moisture remediation can help to extend the life of your home by preventing structural damage.
  • Increases the value of your home: A home that has been properly moisture remediated will be more valuable than a home that has moisture problems. This is because potential buyers will be more likely to purchase a home that is free of moisture problems.

If you think that your home may have a moisture problem, it is important to have it inspected by a qualified professional. Moisture remediation can be a costly process, but it is often less than the cost of repairing the damage caused by moisture.

Our Locations

Servicing all of Louisiana – Including Metairie, Marrero, Harvey, Mandeville, LaPlace, Norco Covington, Gretna, Destrehan, Lacombe, Saint Rose, Madisonville, Baker, Slaughter, Zachary, Bay St. louis, Picayune, Diamondhead, and more.  Call (504) 919-9993, or any of our locations for more information on your service area!

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