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We Help You Get Back To Business In Mendham After You Face Mold Damage

9/25/2019 (Permalink)

Mold spores covering the ceiling of a building Mold spores are microscopic, float along in the air, and may enter your properties through windows, doors, or AC/heating systems.

One of the Biggest Mistakes Mendham Business Owners Make Against Commercial Mold Damage

One of the worst mistakes made in the treatment of commercial mold damage is the treating visible mold with DIY treatments such as spraying with vinegar or bleach. Mold requires professional mitigation.

When SERVPRO technicians remediate commercial mold damage in Mendham, they know that mold growth is a symptom of a more significant issue. Upon arrival at the business, the techs scope the property to discover the cause for the elevated moisture levels supporting the mold growth.

Cross-Contamination is a Concern

Until the addressing of the reasons for the mold infestation, reestablishment of mold colonies is a possibility. To inhibit the spread of spores, technicians put up barriers and contain the worksite.

Humidity Levels are Crucial in Halting Mold Growth

Mold cannot exist when ambient humidity levels are below 50%. SERVPRO technicians take air quality measurements before, during, and after the drying process to ensure standards maintained are below ideal conditions for spore germination and growth.

Controlled Demolition or Other Abatement?

There are different methods for the mold damage removal of dried mold colonies. Technicians choose the cleaning process dependant on the surface. Dried infestations sometimes require removal by hand with gentle scraping and using a hand vacuum. Other standard procedures include soda blasting, where a soda bicarbonate mixture works as a light abrasive to cleanly remove dried mold colonies.

Repairs and Reconstruction

SERVPRO carries a general contractor license #13VH06013000 and helps the business owner with any needed repairs or reconstruction. Sheetrock compromised by mold requires cutting away and removal, and there are often ventilation issues or unseen leaks requiring repair to stop the cycle of mold. After scoping the property to find the cause of the mold damage, technicians provide property owners with a list of needed repairs and any necessary reconstruction to restore the business to its pre-mold condition.

Proactive Treatments for Mold

After the completion of mold remediation efforts, technicians clean surfaces with antimicrobial solutions, and in cases where the removal of mold colonies occurred, those areas receive treatment with antimicrobial sealers to inhibit any regrowth.

SERVPRO of Southwest Morris County at (973) 895-5000 is ready to address and remediate commercial mold damage. Our technicians are available 24/7 to repair the damage done and make it, "Like it never even happened."

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