Mistakes to Avoid When Dealing With Mold

Avoid These Mistakes

Disturbing mold during an inspection and testing causing the release of spores into the atmosphere while the building is occupied by unprotected individuals. Failing to wear proper protective equipment during inspection and remediation work. This can lead to allergic reactions and sometimes serious illness for those exposed. It a huge mistake to fail in sealing of the area to maintain adequate control of mold spores and dust during a mold removal project. This can easily result in an prolonged and more costly mold cleanup job., can lead to temporary or even more serious illness of the inspector or occupants.

Thinking Cosmetic Cleaning Works.

When you see mold on the wall or base board cleaning and removing that mold may be only a cosmetic solution. Not having a professional mold inspection and finding the original cause and location of all the mold is a amateur mistake. This leads to the mold reasserting itself, growing an causing more distress and more expense. For mold clean up results it’s basically all or nothing.

Incomplete Drying After A Water Damage Incident

Extracting the standing water is the only first part of water damage restoration. Water from a leaking pipe, roof leak or any other source will end up on the lowest level. It’s a trail of water and moisture on the way there. If this is not completely dried mold will find it and make a home. In just a few week you will begin to see or smell the mold and the expense of professional mold removal will be required.

No Short Cuts

In the business or water damage restoration and mold remediation there are no short cuts. The removal of water and moisture is complete or it’s a failure. With mold remediation the area with mold is sealed during removal and all mold and spores are removed and the area is left clean and completely dry or it is a failure.

A Job For Professionals/span

Both water damage restoration and mold remediation is a job best left to professionals who have the training, experience and equipment to the job right the first time.