Breaking the Mold

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PO Box 362
San Jose, IL 62682
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Breaking the Mold

Breaking the Mold has successfully been serving residential consumers in the Saint Joseph area for over five years. It is very crucial to hire the right service for mold removal and testing of the home. The remediation of mold is a precise and carefully measured service that we would be able to assit you with. Don't hesitate, contact us today!


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Service Area

  • Springfield
  • Peoria
  • Bloomington
  • Decatur
  • Pekin
  • Normal
  • Laura
  • Fairview
  • Lake Fork
  • Easton
  • Flanagan
  • Chestnut
  • Farmington
  • Lincoln
  • New Holland
  • Washington
  • Lawndale
  • Morton
  • Fairbury
  • Minier
  • Wapella
  • Bath
  • Rome
  • Atlanta
  • Long Point
  • Liverpool
  • Dewitt
  • Graymont
  • Hanna City
  • Brimfield
  • Creve Coeur
  • Armington
  • Glasford
  • Saunemin
  • Blackstone
  • Waynesville
  • Dwight
  • Bryant
  • Elmwood
  • Manito
  • Edwards
  • Mackinaw
  • Princeville
  • Peoria Heights
  • Saint David
  • Elkhart
  • Chatsworth
  • Cuba
  • Topeka
  • South Pekin
  • Odell
  • Marietta
  • Chillicothe
  • Mason City
  • Middletown
  • Cullom
  • Groveland
  • Trivoli
  • Weldon
  • Canton
  • Mount Pulaski
  • Green Valley
  • Kenney
  • Mapleton
  • Forrest
  • Chatham
  • San Jose
  • Delavan
  • Emden
  • Cornland
  • Deer Creek
  • Hopedale
  • Havana
  • Lewistown
  • Latham
  • Cornell
  • Beason
  • Ancona
  • Forest City
  • Edelstein
  • Emington
  • Merna
  • Mossville
  • Tremont
  • Avon
  • Astoria
  • Kingston Mines
  • Smithfield
  • Pontiac
  • Clinton
  • Lane
  • Kilbourne
  • Campus
  • Strawn
  • Dunlap
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Services Offered

Mold & Asbestos Services
  • Mold & Toxic Material Testing

Areas of Expertise

  • Residential Mold Testing
  • Residential Mold Removal

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In Business Since: 2009
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Review by in Bloomington, IL
Excellent job of mold remediation at a reasonable price. Highly recommend.
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Review by in Springfield, IL
Explained what he was doing and where our problem areas were. Told us what we need to do in the future to avoid more problems.
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Review by in Bloomington, IL
John did a great job with my mold problem. He was prompt efficient and reasonably priced. I would definitely recommend him and his services
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Review by in Washington, IL
Look no further than John to get the job done. He was fast, reliable and very informative. He went above and beyond to help us resolve the mold issue.
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Review by in Pekin, IL
To my dismay, mold was discovered on an air duct behind a wall in our bathroom during a demo (and a little bit was discovered in the basement). I didn't know who to call and was extremely stressed about how much it would cost to eliminate the mold, so I turned to Home Advisor. There were a handful of pros that were presented for my review after I submitted my information, but one name in particular - - Breaking the Mold - - caught my eye because of the amazing and positive reviews. I left a message for John late in the afternoon and he responded the following day. He informed me he was available the next day to look at and take care of the mold. When John arrived, I showed him the problem areas and he explained to me the chemicals he would be using. He confirmed there were no children in the house since the first chemical he used could be a bit strong (it actually made our house smell like a pool for a bit, which didn't bother me at all). He was careful to ventilate the bathroom while he was spraying and he allowed me to look at the wall after he was done and there was not a bit of mold to be seen. He completed the basement and then sprayed the areas he treated with a hospital grade disinfectant. John's prices are EXTREMELY affordable. I will gladly recommend him to anyone I know who is having issues with mold. I'm so grateful he helped us out. Thank you John!
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Review by in Springfield, IL
STOP.....LOOK NO MORE. JOHN IS THE CONSCIENTIOUS, TRUSTWORTHY PROFESSIONAL YOU ARE LOOKING FOR!!! I I. I interviewed 2 mold companies and received their estimates by mail one week later. John called, and described how he would complete the job and came over the next day and gave me a beyond reasonable estimate. Other companies were way out of line in their cost thousands of dollars! I also had to wait a week for the estimates to arrive by mail. John called me and arrived the next day. He confirmed the cause for the mold in my basement and gave me an estimate to resolve the problem for good and guaranteed his work after the chemical treatment. He followed through with the plan he previously explained to me. His plan and completed the job within 2 days. He replaced the downspouts that caused the mold inside the basement. Other companies wanted to throw away the wood trim and John saved it all from the harmful effects of the mold. He did a professional job and did what he said he was going to do and made sure to clean the area he worked in. I also had other fix it things that needed to be done and John stayed to make those repairs as well You don’t want anyone else......YOU NEED JOHN TO TAKE CARE OF YOUR PROBLEM!!! I would hire him back in a minute and whole heartedly recommend him to others. He wants you to be satisfied with his workmanship and take care of your home.
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Review by in Chatham, IL
John is an honest, hardworking individual who knows how to treat everyday people. He responds quickly to phone calls and is knowledgeable about the work he performs. He also has a professional demeanor and knows the value of a dollar. I would highly recommend John for any project for which he is hired. I called one of the big companies to take care of a mold problem and their price was $8300. John charged me approximately 1/7 of what The big bad company wanted to charge me.
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Review by in Springfield, IL
John is awesome. He was very professional and quick. Explained everything that needed to be done and finished the job same day. I would recommend him to everyone.
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Review by in Pontiac, IL
John is the kind of serviceman you want for a mold problem. No excess fear and wants to solve the real problem. Sam Douglass
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