Mold Removal San Diego – Common Remediation Procedure

 

MOLD REMOVAL SAN DIEGO REMEDIATION PROCEDURE

Step 1: Emergency Contact

In the case that your home has been exposed to excessive levels of moisture, pipe leaks, flooding, or has been severely contaminated with mold, the assistance of a professional mold removal or water damage company will be required to avoid excessive damage.
Mold contamination is not something that should be taken lightly. It is not only invisible to the naked eye in its early stages but will also spread throughout your home in less than 72 hours if not contained.
The health side effects caused by excessive mold exposure, usually through inhalation, can also be very harmful and should, therefore, be avoided at all costs.

Step 2: Mold Inspection and Calculation of Mold Contamination

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The mistake of cleaning the mold without mold testing is done by many people.
It is vital to understand the kind of mold that needs to be dealt with, the severity of the problem and how to address it. A mold specialist will thoroughly inspect and examine your home using various technologies to detect mold and stop any hidden water sources from leaking more water.

Step 3: Mold Containment

Preventing the spread of mold is an essential yet not so simple step in the process. Trying to clean the mold yourself, will inevitably cause the release of microscopic mold spores into the air after the disturbance of the mold infested areas. Causing the mold to spread to other areas in your property. In the case of assistance from an expert, various containment zones with physical barriers that isolate contaminated areas are used to prevent this from occurring.

Step 4: Air Filtration

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Professional HEPA air filtration systems are set up to allow for the capture of microscopic mold spore particles leaked in the air during mold remediation.

Step 5: San Diego Mold Removal

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During mold removal, large infestations such as saturated moldy carpet, dry wall or other mold-infested porous materials, are cut into sections and disposed of, while other materials will be taken outside for drying and cleaning. An antifungal detergent solution such as an EPA– approved antifungal agent will be used to clean up the mold and prevent new colonies from forming. Note that pictures of discarded items may be useful for filing insurance claims.

Step 6: Cleanup of Contents and Belongings

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After items are protected from further potential damage, several cleaning and restoration methods will be used, such as dry cleaning, wet cleaning, foam cleaning, abrasive cleaning, and immersion cleaning to restore and sanitize your contents and belongings.

Step 7: Restoration

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In the case of minor mold damage, repairs will generally include installation of new carpet, drywall, and painting. However, major damage may require repairs such as rebuilding various areas of your property.

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