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What To Expect With a Mold Remediation

1/20/2020 (Permalink)

Mold remediation in a Horse Creek, TN building

What To Expect With a Mold Remediation

If your Horse Creek, TN, company is experiencing mold problems you could be concerned about black mold in the building. This means it may be time to contact a local mold remediation service. From start to finish these professionals have the equipment and knowledge needed to remove the mold and restore the property. Here are a few things you may see.

1. Damage Assessment

One of the first things a mold remediation professional will do is make a damage assessment. This will allow them to determine if they should test for mold in other areas of the property, what materials might need to be replaced, and what tools they will need for quarantining the affected area to prevent mold spreading.

2. Drying the Area

Mold grows best in damp environments. This is why the next step when dealing with any mold, including black mold, is to dry the area. This may include the use of a dehumidifier. If the moisture problem is due to a leak instead of flooding, it’s important to find the source of the water and make repairs so that the issue does not persist.

3. Sanitizing

After the area is dry, but before repairs begin, the mold spores will need to be removed, and then the area will often been cleaned with sanitizing cleaners to ensure the mold cleanup got everything. After this process is completed the crew may begin any necessary repairs.

4. Repairs

The last step in a mold restoration is any repair work that needs to be done. This may be as simple as repainting, to replacing flooring or other materials. Fortunately, by the time repairs are finished a restoration crew can have the business property looking as though the damage never occurred.
Whether you have black mold or just a few starting spores,a mold remediation company will most often start with a damage assessment. They can then take care of any moisture issues that may be contributing to the mold problem, remove the spores, and sanitize the area. If you have any questions a professional can help.

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