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MOLD REMEDIATION -Basic Mold Removal Methods in Nairobi

Get rid of mold safely and effectively in your home. Breathe easier. Professional mould clearing using advanced techniques.  Mold can affect your health and damage your property. Call US Green Carpet Cleaning at 0792 293 443 for mold remediation in Nairobi

Mold indoors is bad news.

Is mold remediation toxic? We hear this question often. But have you ever thought that it is not the mold removal process is dangerous, but the fungus and mold spores themselves?

The mold remediation process is not inherently dangerous and can save you from health problems in the future.

Mold damages

When you see mold in your home or business, it can seem like a very little thing. Barely worth a second thought. However, mold is a big problem. It can cause a lot of damage, some of which may be rather surprising. Here are a few of the damages mold can cause:

Mold Affects Health

Mold spores are naturally in indoor air, but when it starts growing inside, the amount of mold spores in the air can increase exponentially. Why is this? Active mold growth is like a mold factory, making new spores that are released into the air when the mold is disturbed. Energy-efficient building practices, which make buildings easier to heat and cool, can restrict ventilation so the mold has nowhere to go.

This spells trouble for your health, especially if you have allergies or asthma. Mold has been proven to cause health effects in even non-sensitive individuals, so there is no safe mold problem. You don't want to live with mold. Since mold spreads so quickly, the amount of spores in the air you breathe will only increase over time. Even worse, complex mold projects run the real risk of containing a bigger variety of mold types, some of which may be toxic. Determining which type of mold is in your home is important because each kind of mold behaves differently.

Mold Destroys Property

In nature, mold feeds off of fallen leaves, branches, and other nutrient-rich organic materials. Mold is an important part of the decomposition that enriches the soil and breaks down dead vegetation.

Now think about what mold can do to your building. Mold can damage walls, floors and ceilings by weakening them, eating deep into the materials over time. Mold can also damage wooden support beams, especially when left to grow unchecked, in wet conditions, behind walls and in other hidden spaces. Whenever mold is growing in porous materials, whether upholstered furniture, building materials or carpeting, the materials may not be able to cleaned sufficiently and they may need to be disposed of and replaced instead.

What to do when you suspect, see, or smell mold

While it may be tempting to take up a cloth and wipe the mold away - stop. Mold that you see means it is growing spores - and touching them can release these spores into the air. According to the CDC, you need to treat mold right away.

Try to stay away from the area. Where mold is growing the density of mold spores in the air is higher, and could cause congestion or other problems, like headache and dizziness.

Turn off your HVAC because the last thing you want is to be pulling mold spores into your air circulation system.

Call a professional for mold remediation. The professional mold remediators at Green carpet cleaning use methods to remediate mold based on the prevailing industry standards. Our training and equipment will make sure that the problem is taken care of the right way.

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The Mold Remediation Process

Want to know what to expect when you call Green carpet cleaning for mold remediation? No two mold problems will be exactly alike, but they all require the same care and precision. Green Carpet's mold remediation technicians are qualified to inspect, remove and remediate mold from residential and commercial properties.

Green carpet's remediation process usually combines several of the following steps:

  1. The Emergency Call
  2. The Inspection
  3. Mold Correction
  4. Containment Area Set-up
  5. Demolition
  6. Cleaning and Sanitizing
  7. Restoration & Final Cleanup

Learn more about mold removal and remediation steps in the blog article: The Entire Process of Mold Remediation Services.

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Mold Cleanup in Your Home

Mold Cleanup

Who should do the cleanup depends on a number of factors. One consideration is the size of the mold problem. If the moldy area is less than about 10 square feet (less than roughly a 3 ft. by 3 ft. patch), in most cases, you can handle the job yourself, follow the Mold Cleanup Tips and Techniques. However:


Floods and Flooding

   

During flood cleanup, the indoor air quality in your home or office may appear to be the least of your problems. However, failure to remove contaminated materials and to reduce moisture and humidity can present serious long-term health risks. Standing water and wet materials are a breeding ground for microorganisms, such as viruses, bacteria, and mold. They can cause disease, trigger allergic reactions, and continue to damage materials long after the flood.

To learn more about flood clean up and indoor air quality, visit: 

  • If you suspect that the heating/ventilation/air conditioning (HVAC) system may be contaminated with mold (it is part of an identified moisture problem, for instance, or there is mold near the intake to the system), before taking further action. Do not run the HVAC system if you know or suspect that it is contaminated with mold - it could spread mold throughout the building.
  • If the water and/or mold damage was caused by sewage or other contaminated water, then call in a professional who has experience cleaning and fixing buildings damaged by contaminated water.
  • If you have health concerns, consult a health professional before starting cleanup.
  • Tips and Techniques

     

    The tips and techniques presented in this section will help you clean up your mold problem. Professional cleaners or remediators may use methods not covered here. Please note that mold may cause staining and cosmetic damage. It may not be possible to clean an item so that its original appearance is restored.

  • Fix plumbing leaks and other water problems as soon as possible. Dry all items completely.
  • Scrub mold off hard surfaces with detergent and water, and dry completely.
  • Absorbent or porous materials, such as ceiling tiles and carpet, may have to be thrown away if they become moldy. Mold can grow on or fill in the empty spaces and crevices of porous materials, so the mold may be difficult or impossible to remove completely.
  • Avoid exposing yourself or others to mold. See discussions:
  • Do not paint or caulk moldy surfaces. Clean up the mold and dry the surfaces before painting. Paint applied over moldy surfaces is likely to peel.
  • If you are unsure about how to clean an item, or if the item is expensive or of sentimental value, you may wish to consult a specialist. Specialists in furniture repair, restoration, painting, art restoration and conservation, carpet and rug cleaning, water damage, and fire or water restoration are commonly listed in phone books. Be sure to ask for and check references. Look for specialists who are affiliated with professional organizations.

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