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Mold Removal for Round Rock TX, Mold Cleanup & Mold Remediation
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According to the EPA’s a “Brief Guide to Mold”
– The key to mold control is moisture control
– It is important to begin drying flooded areas and items within 24-48 hours to prevent mold growth
– There are many types of mold, and none of them will grow without moisture
DryMore is a Mold Remediation Company licensed by the state of Texas.
MOLD is part of the natural environment and plays a part in nature by breaking down dead organic matter such as fallen leaves and dead trees. Molds reproduce by means of tiny spores that that float through the air outdoors, and indoors. When mold spores land on a wet surface indoors they begin to grow. It’s imperative that moldy air ducts be cleaned under negative pressure to prevent the spread of mold spores. Without mold removal, the growth indoors can produce allergens, irritants, and potentially toxic substances. Outdoors these irritants are so diluted that they don’t cause any problems except for the most hyper allergenic individuals. But in the confined spaces of the indoor environment, such as mold growth in air ducts, can reach higher concentrations and have the potential to cause health problems. Inhaling or touching mold spores may cause allergic reactions. Allergic reactions are common and include hay fever type symptoms, such as sneezing, runny nose, red eyes, and skin rash. Mold can also cause asthma attacks in people with asthma who are allergic to mold. Research on the health effects are ongoing and those listed above are not all the potential health effects of exposure to indoor mold damage. Mold can hide very well as you may not immediately realize when there is mold in HVAC ducts until you start feeling symptoms, so it’s crucial that you get mold cleanup done as soon as possible.
Where does Mold Testing and Mold Inspections fit into my mold cleanup?
Round Rock mold cleanup and removal typically consists of Containment, Cleaning and/or Removal of Mold contaminated materials, a Mold inspection and Mold Testing.
After the Mold Testing and Mold Inspections are done, we can begin the cleanup process. The Containment usually consists of a light wood frame with plastic sheeting stretched over with a slit entry for the workers with a covering flap on the outside. For small areas, for example if one long wall was effected, the framework with the plastic sheeting would be open on the side of the mold infected wall, and would be fastened to the wall and ceiling with duct tape. Inside the containment area, all openings such as air vents and doors must be sealed with plastic to prevent spreading contaminants to other parts of the building.
A negative air machine with HEPA filtration is attached to an opening in the containment drawing air from the affected area, filtering it, and venting it outside the building. The negative air pressure that this maintains in the containment prevents any of the mold spores and other contaminants from escaping and effecting other parts of the building while the cleanup in progress. When the containment is in place and negative air pressure is maintained, you will notice that the plastic sheeting will billow inwards. This is a clear sign that negative pressure in the containment is being maintained and that contaminants will not escape during the mold removal Round Rock. Once secure attainment is achieved, the mold cleanup can begin.
Why do you need professional mold removal experts in Round Rock?
During the Cleaning and/or Removal of Mold contaminated materials, the mold damage Round Rock workers are required for health reasons to wear PPE (personal protective equipment) while working within the containment area. Depending on the size and severity of the job, this could include full face hepa respirators, gloves, and full body suits including foot coverings, with all gaps such as those around the ankles and wrists sealed, usually with duct tape. In general, the cleaning methods used include wet vacuuming, damp wiping, HEPA vacuuming, and removing and discarding damaged materials, depending on the material and severity pf contamination.
Porous materials such as carpets and upholstery are typically wet vacuumed, hepa vacuumed, and discarded. Other porous materials like drywall are hepa vacuumed and discarded. Wood surfaces are usually wet vacuumed, damp wiped, and hepa vacuumed. Depending on the extent of mold contamination, wood surfaces might also be removed and discarded. Air duct mold is treated especially carefully as it can push spores into different rooms. Non-porous hard surfaces such as plastics or metals can usually be wet vacuumed, damp wiped, and hepa vacuumed. You can see from the above examples that in general the more porous a material is the more likely it will have to be removed and discarded. The less porous it is, the more likely it is that it can be decontaminated and saved. After all of the contaminate materials are cleaned and/or removed, and the entire contained area, including the inside of the containment itself, has been cleaned, the clearance inspection can take place.
The containment is never to be removed before the Round Rock mold damage repair passes final Clearance. The clearance must be done by a Mold Assessment Consultant licensed by the state of Texas never by the mold remediation company that is actually doing the mold cleanup Round Rock. This independent third party (the mold assessment consultant) ensures that there is no conflict of interest and that the area is thoroughly tested and is safe to reoccupy.
We know there are many options when selecting mold damage companies around the area, so we thank you for choosing us as your mold removal contractors.
More About Round Rock TX
In August 2008, Money magazine named Round Rock as the seventh-best American small city in which to live.Round Rock was the only Texas city to make the Top 10. In a CNN article dated July 1, 2009, Round Rock was listed as the second fastest-growing city in the country, with a population growth of 8.2% in the preceding year.
Today, Round Rock is home to attractions such as the Old Settlers Park.
DryMore is a Mold Remediation Company servicing the entire Round Rock TX area, including 78626, 78628, 78634, 78660, 78664, 78665, 78681, 78717, 78728.