Once excessive moisture accumulates inside your Northern, VA home, mold growth often occurs, which can trigger many different health issues, especially those with asthma. Anytime you see or suspect mold within your home in Northern, VA, call the team at Envirotex for mold remediation. Put back the clean air into your home by a team of professionals.
The first step in mold remediation will be an assessment of your situation to see the extent of your mold problem; sometimes, mold can be hidden, such as in air ducts and behind the walls. An identification of the source of the moisture inside your home will also be made. The source will also need to be fixed; otherwise, the mold will only come back in the future.
The next process of your mold remediation will include containing the area where the mold resides so that removing any moldy building materials will not lead to mold spores released and spreading to other parts of your home in Northern, VA.
During mold remediation, the professional team will be equipped with protective gear, including disposable coveralls, goggles, respirators, and shoe coverings. Any occupants of the Northern, VA home will be asked to leave during the mold remediation process for their safety.
Depending on where the mold is located as to what necessary cleaning supplies will be used. Each situation is different for different homes in Northern, VA.
Dust suppression by wet misting and wet vacuuming may be used.
Non–porous surfaces will be properly cleaned and dried so that further mold growth will not return.
Porous materials with signs of mold should be appropriately discarded in heavy–duty plastic bags and removed from the property in Northern, VA, and taken to the proper landfill.
HEPA (high–efficiency particulate air filter) vacuums are used for the final cleanup once the materials are completely dry, and all contaminated materials have been removed.
Once the mold remediation has been completed, a mold inspection should be done to ensure the remediation was done correctly.
If you ever need mold remediation for your home in Northern, VA, or have other environmental needs, call the team at Envirotex Environmental Services.