Mold & Mildew Removal

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Toxic Mold Removal

According to OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Administration "The purpose of mold remediation is to correct the moisture problem and to remove moldy and contaminated materials to prevent human exposure and further damage to building materials and furnishings. Porous materials that are wet and have mold growing on them may have to be discarded because molds can infiltrate porous substances and grow on or fill in empty spaces or crevices. This mold can be difficult or impossible to remove completely. As a general rule, simply killing the mold, for example, with biocide is not enough. The mold must be removed, since the chemicals and proteins, which can cause a reaction in humans, are present even in dead mold."

Mold is Dangerous!

Mold can trigger an allergic reaction and asthma in certain individuals. In fact about 15 million Americans are allergic to mold. The most common reactions are flu-like symptoms and asthma. Those with chronic lung or immune problems, are at risk for more serious reactions like fever, lung infections and a pneumonia-like illness. Mold-producing mycotoxins are capable of inducing serious health effects.

Our Mold Discovery Process

  • Visual observations – Inspection to detect if mold is present and document extent of the mold growth.
  • Testing – Air, surface and bulk sampling to identify what types of mold are present.
  • Odor assessment – Odor detection using instrumentation.
  • Airborne particles – Measurement of concentrations of particles and mold spores in the air using the latest particle counter instruments.
  • Microbial volatile organic chemicals
  • Moisture measurements
  • Laboratory Testing – Samples will be sent to and independent laboratory accredited by the AIHA (American Industrial Hygiene Association)