Austin Mold Damage Removal

Mold Damage

Mold Damage

Mold Damage has become a serious concern in homes, business establishments and schools. The  reason behind it is people have become more educated regarding the health risks of excessive exposure in molds in addition to the damage it causes on structures of buildings. According to Environmental Protection Agency, some of the health issues associated with mold is asthma, allergic reactions and the like.

 

 

Symptoms of Mold Exposure

• Runny nose, sinus and nasal congestion
• Irritation of the eyes resulting to watery, itchy red eyes
• Respiratory health issues such as breathing difficulty and chest tightness
• Sneezing
• Throat irritation
• Cough
• Skin irritation like rash

Mold Damage

It is easy for molds to grow whenever moisture is present so they can be found inside or outside your home. They reproduce by spores that are carried by air. Once the spores have landed on a damp surface, they begin to grow and spread. In normal circumstances, mold living indoors does not affect most people who are healthy. Since most building materials are capable of supporting mold growth, their presence indoors is generally related to water or moisture indoors. It can also be a result of incomplete drying of materials for flooring like concrete. Floods, roof leaks, plumbing problems can lead to mold growth inside a structure.

How Do You Fix Damage Caused By Mold?

The process involve is called mold remediation or mold removal. This is done by a trained and, most likely, certified professional who performs the elimination and cleanup of mold from an indoor structure. Once the levels become unusually high as concluded from testing indoor air quality or after a mold inspection, mold remediation is suggested to be performed by a professional and trustworthy remediation company.

Steps involved in professional mold remediation or removal

Water Mold Damage

Water Mold Damage

First, identify the source. With the help of moisture detection tool like thermal imaging, the technicians will locate areas where there is moisture intrusion. These are potential sources of moisture.

Next, the professional cleaner should isolate the place where there is determined contamination to avoid the spread of spores of mold to other areas in the property.

Process of filtration is also necessary. Negative air machines and HEPA air filters always run throughout the remediation. Dust, mold spores, MVOCs or microbial volatile organic compounds and other airborne rubbish are eliminated from the air.

The group of technicians removes the contaminated materials. If the item can be restored, then it is done by following the guidelines on mold removal. Carpet, furniture, drywall and other materials damaged by the mold may need replacement to avoid mold from coming back.

Mold Damage

Mold From Water Damage

Mold From Water Damage

The final step is to have and install all the new materials for re-building the property. In general, the remediation company is expected to return the treated areas to their pre-loss status.

Make sure you call a professional for any Austin TX Water Damage that you are experiencing

Once the Mold Damage has been resolved, make sure the mold will not come back. Regularly, clean and check the roof gutters so that moisture will not be absorb from the gutters into your house. If you have air-conditioning at home, the drip pans should always be dry and can properly flow.

 

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