Encapsulation

This is the fourth photo showing a project we completed where the basement joists were cleaned. In this photo, the encapsulate is being applied. Encapsulation is a process of spraying a fungicidal, latex based material onto the surface after it has been cleaned.

Damp Wiping

Continuing with the step by step process of remediation, the photo here shows the damp wiping process. After containment and HEPA vacuuming, the basement is sprayed and then damp wiped. Damp wiping removes all of the particulate from the surface, and then an abrasive method will follow.

HEPA Vacumming

This photo shows the same basement in the process of getting HEPA vacuumed. HEPA, which stands for High Efficiency Particulate Air, is a type of air filter that the EPA and the United States Department of Energy require as a standard for Lead and Mold Remediation projects. A HEPA air filter must remove 99.97% of […]

Containment

Here’s a photo of a room with the necessary containment and protection prior to any remediation work beginning. When hiring a mold removal contractor, proper containment is a must. Cross contamination is one of the dangers in remediation when proper containment and protection is constructed.

Top 10 Tips When Filing a Fire Loss – Part 2

In continuing our blog on Filing a Fire Claim, here’s the last five… Keep Track of Your Living Expenses While displaced from your home, you will get reimbursed for living expenses because of a clause in your policy called, “loss of use.”  Note, however, that you are only entitled to the difference between what it […]

Wall Drying System

I get asked quite often, how can you dry a wall out without cutting it completely open? Sometimes you can dry out walls, in very few instances, without cutting them opened by implementing a wall drying package attached to a fan. The photo displays an injection method, which is tubes being inserted into the walls […]

How to Clean Cat Urine

We all love our pets, but occasionally they too may have accidents.  Having a professional cleaning up the mess is an option, but what if you’re on a budget or decide to do it yourself.  Here’s a step by step list of the procedure that may help. Step 1.  If the cat has recently urinated […]

Mold & Clutter

This is a picture of a bedroom which was turned into a storage room. Prior to picture being taken the room was filled with an immense amount of belongings and trash. Old articles of clothing, computers, toys and even empty boxes now filled the space to a height of nearly three feet. Once the items […]