MOLD REMOVAL IN KANSAS CITY RETURNS ENVIRONMENT TO HEALTHY STANDARDS

October 7, 2020
MOLD REMOVAL IN KANSAS CITY RETURNS ENVIRONMENT TO HEALTHY STANDARDS

Mold removal in Kansas City for your home or business should be dealt with professionally and as quickly as possible due to the potential of health risks.  Mold levels have adverse effects on someone’s health from the production of allergens and irritants, and in some cases, potentially toxic substances (mycotoxins).  Exposure to mold may cause allergic reactions such as sneezing, runny nose, red eyes, and skin rash (dermatitis).  Some issues related to organs, if left untreated, can develop into more serious medical problems.  Mold exposure for individuals with immune deficiencies are at a higher risk of health problems from mycotoxin poisoning.

mold-removal servicesMold spores are microscopic, entering your home or building through open windows and doors, HVAC systems, water intrusions, or even on soft good materials (including clothing) or pets. When your HVAC system is contaminated with mold it can quickly infiltrate the air inside.  Mold thrives on humidity, moisture, and from water sources, which can spread throughout the building in a matter of hours, producing allergens and irritants. Therefore, the source of the mold should be identified and stopped.  It is highly recommended that water removal be completed by a professional mitigation company to ensure thorough and proper drying of all building materials in order to prevent mold growth.  Any contaminated materials must also be removed or cleaned up to prevent fungi from spreading.

Mold can show on surfaces and can also be airborne because they are microscopic which means you can’t necessarily see mold with the naked eye.  Depending on the type and amount of mold that is present on the surfaces or in the atmosphere, the process for mold removal can vary.  Mycotoxins can continue to be released into the atmosphere even when removing or treating the visible mold on surfaces.  Therefore, consideration should be made to treat the mold in the air if, in fact, the mold has become airborne in order to kill the mold.  Utilizing proper safety measures, including wearing PPE (personal protective equipment), proper containment, and taking steps to avoid mold cross-contamination are essential to the process.
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Other factors for the process of mold removal in Kansas City include:
  • Collaborating with industrial hygienists to obtain accurate mold test results when necessary.
  • Demolition if required to remove visible mold.
  • Utilizing specialty equipment to remediate the airborne mold.
  • Use of approved biocides, mildewcides, and fungicides to kill mold.
  • Use of encapsulants to prevent future mold growth.
If you have mold that needs to be removed or if you have sustained water damage and mold growth has developed, call SMART Restoration LLC, experts in mold removal in Kansas City to do the cleanup.  We will conduct an in-depth visual inspection in order to create a damage assessment and recommend mold testing as necessary.  Following that, an estimate is provided for the appropriate mold remediation treatment to ensure your property is clean and free of toxic mold.  We have advanced training, equipment, and experience to deal with mold removal in Kansas City, and we’re dedicated to responding immediately because a fast response lessens the initial damage, limits further mold growth, and reduces cost.  Our certified technicians make up one of the most knowledgeable and professional response teams for mold removal in Kansas City.  Importantly, SMART Restoration LLC, ensures that the work will be completed correctly the first time.

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