Mold Cleanup and Remediation
Mold remediation involves finding and fixing mold problems in a building. Mold remediation prevents mold from spreading by identifying and sealing off damaged areas, cutting out mold-damaged material, and locating other areas of moisture which is the root cause of mold buildup.
Mold Remediation Process
Mold remediation involves mold removal and cleanup by Quality Cleaning and Restoration, DKI specialists to repair damage and deal with the health hazards that accompany mold. Contrary to popular belief simple bleach-water cleaning does not eliminate mold. Mold-damaged material has to be cut out and the mold damaged area has to be rebuilt.
As a resultmold remediation should be handled by a highly trained professional who knows the proper steps for managing mold remediation.
These steps include the following:
A Quality Cleaning and Restoration, DKI specialist comes to your home to find and isolate mold-damaged areas as well as the tracking the root cause of the mold. Our professionals will work with you to put together a plan of attack to get rid of the mold.
The containment process starts by sealing off the area that is the source of the mold. This preventative measure will stop further contamination in your home by reducing airborne mold spores that may be disturbed and released during the removal process.
The Quality Cleaning and Restoration, DKI specialists wear special clothing and protective gear to prevent the spread of mold to uncontaminated areas.
We use HEPA filters to purify the air to eliminate mold and other airborne contaminants.
Since mold is a fungus that biodegrades materials to survive, it is best to get rid of anything porous, including building materials and personal belongings. Solid materials that are non-porous can be cleaned with anti-microbial sealant cleaners, making the affected area more resistant to mold in the future. You will also want to get a professional to look at your HVAC systems to make sure they are free of mold.
Mold thrives in excessive moisture. It is important that cleaned items remain dry. To that end, your Quality Cleaning and Restoration mold, DKI specialist will cover strategies with you to make sure the mold does not come back.
The mold damage repair process starts after all moldy materials are removed. Clean mold-free building materials are then used to fix the contaminated areas.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have thoroughly documented symptoms of mold exposure and have declared it a major health hazard. It is important to monitor potential symptoms of exposure. If you experience any of the following on a long-term basis, you could have a mold problem. Here are just four out of many mold health indicators that your family could face:
- Respiratory problems.
- A cough and cold that doesn’t go away
- Burning and irritation of the nose, throat, eyes and/or lungs
- Constantly feeling sick when your doctor says you are otherwise healthy.
There are hundreds of different kinds of indoor molds and most of them are health hazards.
Protect you and your family’s health by asking Quality Cleaning and Restoration, DKI for a free mold removal estimate. If you think you have mold problems, do not hesitate to call us at any time. Your family’s health is too important to risk exposure to toxic molds.
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