Remediation of Mold In Fredon Township New Jersey
Systematic Cleaning and Restoration Corporation provides Mold Removal or Mold Remediation restoration services to Fredon Township in northern NJ. We are family-owned and operated, fully licensed and insured, IICRC certified, are up to date on the latest techniques, carry a large selection of the most modern and efficient equipment, can provide our own generation power, and are totally dedicated to our clients. Mold Removal and Mold Remediation restoration projects have to be done carefully to protect the occupants of the home.
The IICRC outlines five “Best Practices” for mold remediation.
1. Make sure safety and health precautions are taken by cleanup professionals and occupants. Mold-contaminated buildings can be associated with a number of health problems. Anyone involved in the mold remediation process must be protected from exposure through a combination of practices and controls.
2. A post-cleanup assessment by an independent environmental expert. An effective mold remediation cannot be developed without first determining the extent of the contamination to be removed. To ensure that remediation work is being properly performed, it is highly recommended that appropriate documentation of the remediation process be kept by project management
3. Control of mold before it spreads further. Eliminating mold at the source of contamination is essential. Once mold spores spread through the air, it will be much more difficult to capture.
4. Oversee the proper physical removal of the mold. The mold must be physically removed from the structure. Attempts to isolate mold or remove signs of mold on the surface are not adequate. Note that bleach alone cannot kill mold.
5. Ensure that moisture is controlled to limit future contamination or re-contamination. Mold growth is virtually inevitable if moisture is not controlled. Moisture problems must be identified, located and corrected or controlled as soon as possible.
The ANCI/IICRC S520 Is this standard for the removal of mold from homes and businesses that are been contaminated by this organism. It is written and designed for the remediation and restoration professionals and real life situations to ensure that the removal of mold is done scientifically and using best practices so that everyone involved is Safe and the job gets done properly. It is put together by workers, scientists, indoor environmental professionals, industrial hygienists, trade associations and others and provides the best management practices for handling micro-bacterial contamination. These standards are designed to protect the homeowner from not only the health effects of mold but are also designed to ensure that the homeowner or business owner gets the project done properly and safely. Systematic Cleaning and Restoration Corp. is fully certified under the I ICRC. We follow all procedures and protocols that are recommended by this body. This means that the areas that we provide mold remediation to our typically put under negative pressure and maintained under negative pressure throughout the removal process. In addition if the situation is deemed necessary we will call in an IEP or an indoor environmental professional that will write you a spec independent of our work. They work directly for you and will not only devise a plan but will also check to make sure that the plan was followed and that everything was done according to the specification. In most cases it is not recommended that you use both a specifying company that is also the removal company. These two entities should remain separate so that there is no conflict of interest. In most cases with extensive mold we always recommend hiring a separate IEP or indoor environmental professional. In minor cases this may not be necessary but in cases where mold contamination is widespread this is certainly the recommended practice.
In the Fredon Township area we find that moisture conditions are perfect to facilitate the growth of mold.
We seem to have an especially difficult time with homes that are used as vacation homes as well as those homes that have either improper drainage, crawlspaces, and or roof damage from the harsh winters. Unfortunately in New Jersey dwellings and businesses are infested with mold growth that needs to be remediated properly, carefully, and scientifically. We follow all procedures based on the S520 standard that will holistically eliminate mold from your home and in addition we can assist with creating an environment so that no further issues occur. In certain case there is required much more than just the removal of mold but the repair of the condition that led to the growth of this bio toxin in the first place. The benefit with Systematic Cleaning and Restoration is that we can provide all of those services to you. One stop shopping from start to finish other than your IEP of course. In addition to specifying the removal of the mold the IEP can also provide you with a specification for the steps that are required to prevent mold from coming back.
Another benefit of using our company for your mold remediation services is that being IICRC Certified means that if there is an issue with any of the work that we provide to you you have an independent body that will examine the complaint and make sure if anything was not done to code that it is remedied at no further cost. In addition we are also “A” rated with the Better Business Bureau and are fully licensed and insured for mold remediation services in both New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
We are IICRC certified, fully insured and properly trained in the best methods of mold removal. To provide correct mold removal requires a certain set of tools as well as proper training to make sure the job is done correctly. It is always prudent to hire a company that is IICRC certified in mold remediation. In most cases containment has to be set up which creates a negative pressure around the areas of mold growth so that mold spores and mycotoxins do not escape into the general environment. We follow all proper health and safety protocols according to the S5 20 as well as OSHA standards so that the health and safety being of our workers and the lives and property of our employers are all preserved .
Did You Know That there are some types of mold that actually grow at the same temperature as that of the human body. This is why it is so important that not only the workers that are on the job site be protected but especially the homeowner. We have seen firsthand the ravages done to the human body through mold exposure. And again it is very unfortunate that in some instances and unscrupulous contractor has been to blame for not only the ruination of the health of the homeowner but also of his workers. Unfortunately once mold grabs hold our health does suffer. Mold exposure can cause a wide variety of health effects.It is a fact that certain types can even cause death. In most cases if there is mold that is present and or growing an indoor environmental professional should be called in to test the home and find out where the mold is locatedated so that he or she can create a plan that will eliminate mold from your home as well as provide a plan of action and endpoint determination. This way once the mold removal professional has completed their work the conditions can be checked within the home to make sure that it is in balance with the exterior environment.
Is a Mold Assessment important to the home or business owner in Fredon Township?
Mold assessment is the process of collecting information about where the mold might be in your home or office. Experts generally come in an look over the structure and determine where the mold is hiding. This is generally done by laboratory testing as well as the use of specialized equipment.Sometimes the mold is obviously and sometimes it’s not. Sometimes you have to dig deep within a structure in order to find the problem. This is where an indoor environmental professional come into play. They will do the testing and then formulate the clean-up process. There is a written specification for mold removal along with followup testing and mold count parameters. Once the testing and the specificationis done then the mold remediation starts. The removing of the mold is necessary and beneficial for many reasons.
Some of the health effects from ongoing mold exposure.
You may not think that mold and mold spores actually are a hazard to your health but they are in a big way. Mold spores are very common within homes and office areas as well as outside our homes or offices. The comparison of interior mold counts to exterior mold counts sets up a parameter of what is called the normal mold count. This measures types and amounts of molds both inside and outside.What can happen if there is sufficient moisture and growing mediums these spore build up. Mold can cause an allergic reaction for many people. It’s not just the allergies that you need to watch out for, these molds can hinder your health from a respiratory and physical standpoint in some cases even causing brain damage and death! And once it gets into your body it may cause all sorts of problems.
Here is a breakdown of some of hazards of mold and mold spores:
Headache-even possible brain damage.
Irritation of the throat
Coughing, Tightness of the chest, damage to the alveoli.
Itching and swelling eyes even permanent eye damage
These are some of the lesser issues with mold. There been some instances where mold is actually been responsible for the death of individuals with compromised immune systems as well as brain damage and permanent lung damage.
There is also another link to mold with health issues and it is Asthma. It’s been proven in studies that mold has major causitive factor when it comes to asthma. This may be especially apparent in infants or young kids. Infants and young kids tend to develop fungal mold, which is also known as Penicillium. Each time that the infant or young child becomes exposed they become more susceptible to the fungal mold. The Penicillium will increase within the human body. About 20% for every year that the child is infected. For each increase in Penicillin and years infected there are different levels. They are as follows:
no mold to low mold
low mold to intermediate levels
intermediate levels to high levels.
Now when it comes to the reaction for the mold it can happen in a variety of ways, depending on how susceptible you are and how much you take in. When you are at a lower level you will have things like running nose and eyes swelling and coughing to deal with. But if you are in extreme and severe categories you will have more prolonged and chronic illnesses to deal with. The longer you have the mold, the more susceptible you will be to the allergic reactions.
There are three things that mold needs in order to grow.
Nutrients moisture and time are necessary for the growth of mold. It has been shown that mold growth can occur in as little as 24 to 48 hours with the right conditions primarily centering around temperature. Unfortunately it can feed on many substances including the backing of sheet rock, cardboard, wood, certain textiles, etc. etc. Mold removal is paramount to the health and safety of yourself and your loved ones. It is not something to take lightly. There can be VERY serious health consequences from a mold infestation.
If you have any questions or suspect mold growth in your home please do not hesitate to call us.
By choosing the right firm and getting the job done properly it can remain confident that your health will be protected, the value of your home will be maintained and we humbly submit that Systematic Cleaning & Restoration CVorporation is that firm.
Often a house or building can become infested with mold after a water loss or disaster. When this occurs, it is very important to invest in a service that provides excellent mold removal and mold remediation so as to get the building environment back to a healthy state of existence. By investing in the right services, people are able to make sure that their home or office is safe and able to be lived or worked in without any issues occurring. Systematic Cleaning and Restoration is the IICRC firm you need to call. Call today!