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.

Most Common Indoor Mold Spores

AlternariaA large spore mold that can deposit in the nose, mouth and upper respiratory tract causing an allergic response. Indoors, it is often found in carpets, textiles, house dust and potentially damp areas like window frames and showers. It can also be found in plant soil. AspergillusUsually found in warmer climates in areas of water […]

Required Restoration Equipment – Part 2

Part 2:  Containment Continuing our Blog on Required Restoration Equipment, in this post we’ll focus on the containment.  Prior to any project beginning, a remediation contractor must construct a containment barrier between the infected area and the other areas which aren’t infected.  Failure to do so will result in the possibility of cross contamination and […]

Checking Mold Certifications

In a short addition to our Blog, we’ll discuss the importance of being certified in both Mold Inspection and Mold Remediation.  The first and foremost reason that such paperwork is required is because without proper certifications, insurance carriers will not issue a mold cert for the contractor.  And without mold insurance, home owners are not […]