Ellensburg Mold Remediation
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Mold plays an essential role in nature by breaking down organic matter, which helps replenish important nutrients in the soil. However, mold found inside a home should always be eradicated. Once established, mold colonies rapidly propagate as microscopic spores become airborne and are subsequently distributed through the building’s HVAC system.
The Consequences of Mold Exposure
The presence of mold colonies in a home or commercial building can create significant health and indoor air quality issues. Mold problems commonly occur in the ductwork of the HVAC system since an air conditioner’s evaporator coil is often wet and dirty. Plumbing leaks and improperly installed insulation are also responsible for mold growth underneath floors and inside exterior walls.
As part of the growth and reproduction process, mold colonies release airborne spores and volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Mold generated allergens can cause severe allergic reactions including sneezing, itchy eyes, sore throat, runny nose and skin rash. Unaddressed mold issues may contribute to the development of a variety of serious respiratory problems such as asthma, bronchitis and other chronic lung conditions. Dangerous black mold species release harmful toxins (mycotoxins) that can cause lesions and invasive disease in severe cases. If you find black mold in your home contact a remediation specialist immediately.
How can Mold Remediation Help?
If you suspect there is mold growing in your home or office, it is important to have it removed as quickly as possible. The mold remediation process always starts with an assessment of the quantity, location and type of mold growing in the building. The first priority is to remove the source of moisture and nutrients the colonies are feeding on. The contaminated areas must be isolated, which may include covering doorways, openings and furniture with plastic sheeting.
After a wet mist is applied to for dust suppression, the technician will begin to remove the mold from the affected area. Once the surfaces are free of contamination, an environmentally-friendly fog or spray is applied to eliminate the possibility of future growth.
Clean Image Services: The Mold Removal Experts
For comprehensive indoor air quality and mold remediation solutions, call the professionals at Clean Image Services. Our certified technicians will eliminate indoor contaminants so the air inside your home remains clean, healthy and safe.
What to expect when inquiring about mold removal services:
1.) Clean Image Services, Inc. sends out a certified technician to the property to do a full house mold inspection. We will primarily be looking for obvious growth, as well as the source.
2.) To determine the source of the mold growth, we use high-tech moisture meters to find any excess moisture or condensation in or behind mold on the walls.
3.) If the technician finds any areas of concern, we will then recommend having a Certified Industrial Hygienist (C.I.H.) come out as a third party to test air quality as well as the mold spores. The C.I.H. waits for three days for lab results, and then writes a detailed remediation scope and plan.
4.) Clean Image Services, Inc. can now present you with a detailed estimate covering all the aspects mentioned in the mold report from the C.I.H.
Please contact us with any questions or concerns you may have regarding mold in your home!