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Basics of Mold Damage Remediation in Concord

3/11/2018 (Permalink)

If you find mold in your home, calling SERVPRO right away is the first step to getting the mold infestation under control.

Team SERVPRO Has Experience When it Comes to Remediating Mold Damage

To prevent your materials from mold damage, you need to dry water soaked contents and rooms quickly. Damp areas are prone to fungi and bacterial attack which leads to possible decomposition, and that translates to additional losses. With that in mind, it is crucial for any Concord resident to know what to do after making such a discovery.
Understanding the basics is necessary for any mold damage remediation process in Concord to be a success. If you are working with our SERVPRO technicians, we first do a pre-inspection to determine the degree of contamination. We are aware that moldy areas may cause health effects, and as a result, we wear protective gear such as masks during the process. The pre-inspection enables us to plan the procedures to use during the remediation exercise.
Usually, mildew growth starts from one point and spreads to other clean areas. That is why our SERVPRO team first identifies the source and tries to prevent it from becoming airborne. One of the techniques we use to achieve that is by ensuring the movement of air is from the clean areas to the contaminated areas, and not vice-versa. We use negative air machines to do that, and in the process protect our technicians from the level of exposure.
If we discover that the level of contamination on the dry walls has gone beyond normal levels, we might perform some demolitions. We also remove the excessively damaged contents from the area and recommend replacements where necessary. HEPA vacuuming is also so helpful when we need to remove the mold spores.
Another critical step that our SERVPRO technicians do is cleaning the soiled surfaces and materials. We use detergents that have sterilizing properties when doing damp wiping to reduce the chances of future mildew growth. We can also perform deodorization and set up air movers in the area to improve the quality of air.
SERVPRO of Concord is an industry leader in storm, water, fire, and mold remediation. Call us at (603) 225-2825 when you face any size of disaster to get served with reliable services.
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