When does mould growth occur? Mould remediation is a focal point of the restoration industry. As people continue to become increasingly sensitive to environmental factors, we are prepared to deal with a higher level of mould-related claims.
As a living organism, mould growth will often occur in dark, poorly ventilated areas with moisture, like damp basements.The paper on the backside of wet drywall is a favorable environment for mould growth.
We stop mould at the source In order to prevent mould from forming after a water loss, our technicians will:
Remove the food source
Apply an anti-microbial product
Reduce moisture content in building materials quickly
By focusing on moisture/water, growth sources and air quality, we are able to prevent mould from flourishing in your home. As part of their water restoration training, our technicians are taught how to remove pre-existing mould and prevent new mould from forming. Our technicians are very diligent in removing wet drywall after a water loss.
It is important to act quickly when dealing with a water loss because mildew can begin forming after 48 hours. Mildew is the onset of mould growth, and if not handled properly can lead to future mould.
When we are dealing with pre-existing mould, additional Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and procedures are utilized. We understand the severity of mould, and will deal with your situation in a professional and effective manner.
Asbestos The removal of Asbestos should only be done by properly trained personnel. To learn more, please review asbestos removal information.