Dealing with Mold & Moisture


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Mold Removal Mitigation

Am-Cats Ems certification program is designed to provide the correct techniques in responding to mold damage caused by, unexpected water and flood damage  and related catastrophes.

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Q.  Is it safe to live in a house with mold?

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Q.  What does mold do to the body?

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Q.  How long does mold stay in the air?

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Q.  How do you check for mold?

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Q.  Why is mold a problem?

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Q.  What are the three things that mold needs in order to grow?

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Q.  How to avoid breathing in mold or mold spores?

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Q.  What type of cleanup is involved after a flood?

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Q.  How is mold abatement done?

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Q.   How do you seal off a mold contaminated room?

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What is Water Damage Restoration?

Water restoration is a specialized service that  removes water from your home and restores it to a livable, pre-damaged condition. Restoring a  home after a water damage emergency must happen quickly. Standing water and moisture  create a perfect environment for bacteria and mold growth.

How do you mitigate water damage in your home?

If your home is subject to serious water  damage, due to burst pipes, flooding, fire-extinguishing water hoses or some other unforeseen  catastrophe, we must locate the cause of the water leak to turn off or terminate source of water  leakage. Remove surface water then start drying methods before we can start to do a Thorough  clean of the compromised area.

What happens when water compromises my Drywall?

more often than usual water  damaged causes drywall to be replaced, depending on the rating of the drywall installed /  used. Wet drywall will lose its structural integrity if left alone for long enough period of time it will  develop mold spores, between the insulation and the drywall.

How Long Is the Drying Process for Water Damaged Home or Office?

Unfortunately,  there is no exact estimate on how long the drying process would take. But, in general, a water  damaged Home or Office can dry out for around 5-7 days. In some cases, it would take as little  as 2-3 days, and other times it takes several weeks to dry out a home or Office. 

Why is mold a problem?

Molds have the potential to cause health problemsMolds produce allergens (substances that can cause allergic reactions), irritants, and in some cases, potentially toxic substances (mycotoxins). Inhaling or touching mold or mold spores may cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals.

How expensive is mold removal?

$500 to $4,000 to remove mold from crawlspaces only. $2,000 to $6,000 to remove mold from ducts, crawl spaces, walls, and attics. $10,000 to $30,000 (or more) to repair widespread structural damage.