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The goal of mold remediation is never to kill mold, treat mold, or cover mold up with paint or other solid color coatings. The goal of mold remediation is always to remove mold. Mold that has been killed, treated or covered up can always begin to grow again if moisture reoccurs- even if the moisture is just high humidity. Dead or dormant mold still releases mold spores into the air. While mold must be alive to cause further property damage, dead mold spores – when inhaled – have the exact same effects on people and animals as mold that is alive. Mold can be killed, treated, or covered up, but if it is still in your home all of the health risks associated with mold are still there to. In a post Remediation verification, a visual inspection of all construction materials inside the containment area is conducted to determine whether or not all visible mold growth has been removed. Unfortunately, not all mold remediation contractors are equally as thorough and conscientious about their work.
Within two hours of a water damage call, a GPS Cleaning Service technician will respond. Once the source has been identified and contained, the disaster restoration process begins to repair the damage and prevent further losses. GPS promptly evaluates and performs all of the necessary Emergency procedures to restore water damaged areas. This can include extraction, decontamination and deodorization. If necessary, these may be followed up with installation of Dehumidification units, high-velocity air movers and inject-a-dry units. GPS technicians are certified by the Clean Trust – formerly the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification. (IICRC). We offer direct insurance billing. Customer service is our top priority. We’re there when you need us – call today for your free estimate. GPS Cleaning Service Inc. the Masters of Restoration.
Categories of water in water damage
Category 1 – Clean Water
Category 1 water is referred to as clean water. Clean water Originates from a source that does not pose substantial harm to humans. Examples of clean water sources may include, but are not necessarily limited to, broken water supply lines, tub or sink overflows with no contaminants, appliance malfunctions involving water supply lines, melting ice or snow and falling rainwater.
Category 2 – Gray Water
Category 2 water is referred to as gray water. Gray water contains a significant level of contamination and has the potential to cause discomfort or sickness if consumed by or exposed to humans. Gray water carries microorganisms and nutrients for microorganisms. Examples of gray water sources may include, but are not necessarily limited to, discharge from dishwashers or washing machines, overflows from washing machines, overflows from toilet bowls with some urine No hydrostatic pressure, broken aquariums and punctured water beds.
Category 3 – Black Water
Category 3 water is referred to as Black Water. Black water contains Pathogenic agents and is grossly unsanitary. Black water includes Sewage and other contaminated water sources entering or affecting the indoor environment. Toilet backflows that originate from beyond the toilet trap is considered black water contamination, regardless of visible content or color. Water contaminated with sewage should be considered. An emergency situation and dealt with as quickly as possible. GPS Cleaning Service Professionals are available 24 hours a day 365 days a year.
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