The process of removal of mold from mold contaminated areas, treating and cleaning the surfaces so that they regain their initial steps and beauty is called mold remediation. Anyone who values their property and would want to maintain them in good shape over a long period of time should consider knowing how to do a mold remediation. Mold quickly destroys the surfaces of your building and therefore quick action must be taken to ensure that this does not occur. Below, the process of mold remediation is discussed and everyone must learn how this is done.
To start with, conduct a very comprehensive assessment of the area where you would want mold remediation to be done. The actual extent and area of the damage by the mold should be done by assessing the area. To avoid recurrence of the situation in future we must know the actual course of growth of the mold so that we do not only deal with the problem now. It would not make to spend the money and time conducting mold remediation now and the problem recurs after short while.
Carrying out a containment of the area should be the second step that you must consider following. The fact that more reproduces through spores is one thing that you must first know. Provided that the necessary conditions for growth which mainly is moisture is available, these spores spread very fast. You must therefore make sure that as you are removing the mold you’re not also spreading the mold to other places that are not contaminated.
The actual removal of the mold is the third step that you must follow. Once you have identified and contained the affected area, gather the tools that you need and begin the process of removal. To avoid damage remove all materials that could be affected by the process.
Allow the cleaned areas to dry up once you have done the removal of the mold on the surfaces. Moisture is the main stimulant of growth of mold and therefore ensure that the surface is completely dry up and these no presence of moisture that will stimulates growth and cause the problem to recur.
When you are sure that the surfaces have completely dried then you can start the process of repairing them. This process involves restoring the initial state of the surfaces before the invasion by mold. You can plaster the surfaces again, rough cast or repaint to reinstate the state of the initial design and beauty of the surfaces.
Lastly, after all is said and done, doing an assessment of the work done to make sure that your goal has been achieved.