Mold formation is risky for your residential and commercial buildings and also for your and your family’s health. Mold spores are present in the air all the time and it multiplies when comes in contact with water. After entering your house, it becomes a serious problem and not only ruins the furniture, carpets, wooden floors, walls but everything it comes in contact with.
Burst pipes, leaky appliances, flood water and other tragedies are the sources of mold formation. Before it spreads too much and becomes a health risk, get the help of professionals and call a mold company.
Whatever tragedy happens and becomes a source of mold formation, it is important to focus on mold removal and mold remediation efforts. First of all, elimination of water source is priority.
A home owner needs professional help for his safety as well. The staff from the mold remediation company is highly qualified and efficient in their work and very skillful in using their equipment. They use proper safety gear. They wear high filtrationmasks on their faces and safety gloves to protect them from harsh chemicals. Air scrubbers are used by a mold company to clean the air from mold spores.
It is important to seal off the work area with plastic sheets so that mold spores do not spread throughout the whole building and cause more damage.
Mold professionals validate the area by using blower fans and air pressure vehicles to get rid of odor and bring in fresh air. It is recommended to clean the HVAC air ducts with professional help, to get rid of dust and mold spores collected in them.
Many mold professionals use antimicrobial chemical to clean the mold stains. Some things cannot be cleaned and it is better to discard materials damaged by mold, such as baseboard, insulation, dry wall or wooden structure. Repair is expensive and it is not possible to restore them.
It is better to keep yourself away from mold contaminated area due to health issues. People that are allergic or have asthma are more prone to suffer from mold.
Most of the mold companies also restore and repair the damaged area. They visit the area and check it thoroughly to make an estimate of the project. First they work on the removal of mold and then they use sealants and chemicals for the mold remediation and make the area water resistant, dry and visibly clean. They discard all the contaminated materials in a proper way to avoid further health problems in the environment.