When home or commercial property owners or managers realize they have a mold infestation, they typically search for help with mold removal. Many are surprised that the preferred term of art in the restoration industry is instead mold remediation. Rather than feeling let down and frustrated that no reputable company promises mold elimination, take the time to understand the reproduction cycle and habits of the thousands of mold species that are nearby you and your property right now.
Molds perform a much-needed service in the natural world. Once activated by moisture, they seek out and consume organic waste. Landscapes would be cluttered with vast piles of vegetation and other debris if molds were not on duty. Although you might be grateful for their work outside, when spores hitch a ride into your home and look for a likely place to eat and reproduce R&R Environmental realizes you need our expert mold remediation assistance and are proud to comply.
Mold remediation offered by our crews follows the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) protocols for managing mold outbreaks in schools and commercial buildings. The first step is locating the mold colonies, often by smell or visible evidence of the many colors and forms the fungi take.
Containment is the second step. R&R Environmental uses heavy plastic sheeting and negative pressure air scrubbing equipment to create and seal mold-filled spaces. The air scrubbers vent to the outside, and HEPA filters trap airborne contaminants for disposal. Our employees prevent tracking moldy debris into unaffected areas of your business or home by wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) during remediation tasks.
Mold removal proceeds in the containment area. Residues vacuum up, and we dispose of the debris according to pertinent hazardous waste regulations. R&R Environmental technicians treat the affected spaces with EPA-registered antimicrobials to inhibit regrowth.
Moisture issues must resolve, or mold spores, now brought to “normal” levels might again find the water needed to repeat the cycle. Our skilled managers and technicians ensure that R&R Environmental assists with water damage repairs and rebuilding. Continued vigilance to reduce or eliminate water availability dramatically minimizes the chances of mold damage in the future.
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