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Commercial Restoration vs. H …

Mold removal is crucial for minimizing the potential health risks associated with a commercial building. Those locations where sanitization codes and standards are of the utmost importance, such as restaurants, are particularly vulnerable to mold development. Basically, any property that’s subjected to moisture regularly is an unfortunate candidate for mold infestations. With the right approach, a commercial property can be restored to its pre-mold status. There is always a need to act quickly in any situation in which an infestation has taken place in order to prevent further damage to the site.

Soil-Away can help by preventing further contamination. We will dispose of the affected materials safely. Then we will clean and sanitize the structure. Mold removal from your commercial property can be a complicated process – one that is not worth taking a chance on without professional assistance. Our skilled technicians will handle mold removal from your property.

Fighting Hidden Mold

Removing mold can be a real challenge, so you must be equipped to handle the situation. Missing hidden pockets of mold may lead to the loss of valuables and cherished items. Often, it makes sense to employ a Certified Industrial Hygienist when working on commercial properties. Their tests can determine mold spore counts and the scope of the project. This can vary based on the property and circumstances. Our mold remediation specialists have handled a wide range of mold removal situations, so we can solve your mold problems with confidence. Planning is the key.

Effective Fighting Tactics Against Hidden Mold

A properly performed remediation will prove more efficient, just as mold removal does. The owner of a commercial property should conduct air and surface sampling prior to remediation. You can make an informed decision based on how serious the situation is. When possible, Soil-Away recommends hiring a local Industrial Hygienist (IH) to assess mold toxicity levels, establish a mold spore count baseline, and specify project goals. By obtaining this information, remediation technicians can get an idea of what needs to be done in order to resolve the issue. Therefore, sample testing is an excellent method of saving time and money.

Restoring Locations to Mold-Free Areas

Mold removal might not be obvious to you in some cases. It can grow for too long in moisture pockets. In the absence of proper removal, mold will continue to grow on your property. This typically requires the removal of porous building materials such as drywall and carpets. Natural disasters like flooding can cause mold to go unnoticed following a disaster. Stress and a sudden storm can cause less-obvious signs of mold to go unnoticed. 

Using detailed cleaning techniques and high-tech equipment, our technicians can remove mold from structures and contents. Mold spore removal and spore capture are our areas of expertise. Mold can grow underneath floors, in walls, and other places that you might not suspect. Don’t underestimate the danger of incomplete mold removal. If your restaurant, government building, or any other commercial property has mold, we will offer mold remediation services. Call Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration now at (603) 641-6555.

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Mold Removal in a Commercial …

Mold removal is a necessary part of minimizing potential health hazards in a commercial property. This is especially true of commercial locations that house restaurants, where sanitation codes and standards are emphasized. Any property that is regularly exposed to moisture is an unfortunate candidate for mold and mildew infestations. Whenever an infestation occurs, one must move quickly to stop further problems at the location.

In some cases, you might not know you need mold removal. Moisture pockets can lead to mold growth that goes unseen for far too long. Mold will continue to take over your property if it is not properly removed, which often requires the removal of porous building materials like drywall and carpeting. Of course, mold can go unnoticed following natural disasters like flooding that affects the neighborhood. The less-obvious beginnings of mold can slip past you due to all the stress involved when a storm hits.

This is where Soil-Away can step in to stop further contamination from occurring. We will safely dispose of the affected materials and properly clean and sanitize the remaining structure. Without professional mold removal services, removing water and mold from your commercial property is a complicated process – one that is not worth risking. Our technicians run a thorough process to do away with mold.

A Mold Removal Game Plan

Mold removal takes a well-planned approach. Otherwise, you risk the chance of missing hidden pockets and losing valuable and cherished items. In commercial properties it is often wise to hire a Certified Industrial Hygienists. Their tests can confirm mold spore counts on the premises and set a scope for the project.

Since every commercial property and situation is different, the game plan might change. Our team of experts have faced every type of situation in remediation, so we can step in with confidence and solve your mold problems. Being prepared is vital. Mold removal should not be based on guesswork.

Schedule A Sample Test

Remediation, like any mold removal step, is more effective in the correct order. For example, a commercial property owner should schedule an air and/or surface sample test before remediation. This way you can verify how serious the situation is, and what the extent of the response should be. At Soil-Away, we recommend you hire an Industrial Hygienist (IH) first, to confirm mold toxin levels on-premises, establishing a mold spore count baseline and goals for the project. This kind of data can inform you about the situation and give the remediation technicians an idea of how to proceed. Ultimately, a sample test saves you time and money.

Mold Removal from Your Commercial Property

Soil-Away provides storm damage and biohazard remediation for commercial properties. Our technicians can remediate mold from structures and contents by using detailed cleaning techniques combined with high-tech equipment. We offer the best mold spore removal and capture services in the area. Mold hides underneath floors, inside the walls, or in other places you might not think to check. Don’t risk a half-completed removal. Instead, call Soil-Away Cleaning and Restoration now at (603) 641-6555. Our mold remediation plans will restore your restaurant, government buildings, and any other commercial locations that find themselves hit with mold.

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Hidden Mold: What You Can Do …

Mold loves warm and humid places where it can grow. That’s why mold removal is often a much larger problem than initially anticipated. The part that you see is only the tip of the iceberg. It’s important to be vigilant about mold and frequently monitor places prone to moisture. But what happens when mold is in an area you can’t get to? Take a look at these tips.

Call A Restoration Company

First things first: don’t panic. Mold, especially black mold, can be scary to find because of the health concerns associated with an infestation. But you don’t have to clean it all yourself. Call a restoration company for mold remediation as soon as mold is spotted. The right company will have the best equipment necessary to find the mold and remove it quickly and safely.

Air Sample Test

When you call a restoration company for mold removal, they will first want to figure out how much mold they are dealing with. Often, mold will be in places you can’t see. A certified Industrial Hygienist will conduct an air sample test to find out the level of black mold and whether the area is toxic. Depending on the reading, they’ll know how much mold to be on the lookout for. This will help to establish a mold spore baseline. If the toxicity is high, they may advise that you live somewhere else until the mold problem is taken care of.

Moisture-Sensing Equipment

Since mold grows a lot in areas full of moisture, a restoration company will use moisture-sensing equipment to look for areas with potential mold growth. The equipment will be able to tell the technicians what areas have a higher concentration of moisture than others, helping to narrow down the places mold might be growing. This is especially helpful for areas where mold is growing behind walls and in dark corners of basements and attics. Remember, where there is elevated moisture and a food source, mold will tend to grow.

Call A Professional For Mold Removal

You may be a DIYer for home projects, but you should reconsider when it comes to mold. This is because you have no way of knowing how the mold may affect your health. It’s better to have a restoration company come in to do the remediation work. They will implement safe removal practices for all building occupants and workers. Safety must be the top priority.

At Soil-Away, we will be there to help you find the mold that’s hidden in the most unlikely places. Our technicians are IICRC certified and will make sure mold concerns are eliminated. Give us a call today for mold removal services at (603) 641-6555.

Thinking Of Cleaning That Mo …

You consider yourself pretty handy at DIY stuff. You can fix any malfunction in your house or commercial property. Rickety stairway railing? No problem, you need just a few tools. Leaking faucet? You’re ready to get under that sink. But what happens when you run into mold? You know it’s bad, but do you know how to fix it? Here are some reasons mold removal is best left to the professionals.

Mold Grows Quickly

By the time you actually see the mold in your house it’s probably spread quite a bit. Given the right conditions, mold can grow very quickly. Mold thrives in damp areas without much air circulation. It can come after a flood, a long winter, or with humidity. Mold is very easily hidden, so it usually only shows up on your walls or in your tile once the spreading has started. A quick approach is best once you spot it, and professionals will be more efficient than anything you do yourself.

Mold is Toxic

Black mold can be toxic to us. Symptoms can vary from dizziness to skin irritation, shortness of breath, and even vision impairment. Without the proper equipment and precautions, prolonged exposure to mold can be very serious. See your doctor if you have any of these symptoms. Professional technicians have access to personal protective equipment which will decrease the exposure risk and prevent them from breathing in more than they need to.

Mold is Difficult to Remove

As noted, the mold we see is only part of the problem. You could have more hiding deep in your walls, behind kitchen cabinets, in the attic, and other places that are hard to tackle yourself. Not only will you have to remove the mold, but then you have to repair the building and remove any moisture so mold doesn’t return. Professionals can remove the mold and repair the damage caused by both the water and mold damage.

Mold Needs to Be Removed the Right Way

Do not try to vacuum the mold or wash it with bleach. The wrong type of vacuum could further spread the mold into the air and other areas of the house, while bleach will only clean the surface and not get to the roots of the mold behind it. Removing mold yourself will only take care of part of the problem. A professional has tools to determine how much mold is actually there and then properly remove it.

If you see mold in your home or have any other structural damage, call a professional. At Soil-Away, New Hampshire’s premier restoration service, our technicians are IICRC trained and ready to help. Please call 603-641-6555 to set up an appointment today.

Why It’s Important to Remo …

Mold is a common enemy among business and homeowners. It often creeps in unannounced and wreaks havoc on your property. Mold can grow unnoticed within your homes, often within the walls, tiles, ceilings, and other dark, damp places. Recognizing the early signs and treating it with mold removal services can help you to prevent any further damage to your property. Here is why it’s important to remove mold.


Spreads Quickly


Mold spores are notorious for spreading quickly and easily. If the source of moisture is not eliminated almost immediately, mold can take over your home or business. Mold spores are carried in the air current, no matter what. This means that they can easily be carried into your building and affect both the building materials and personal belongings. Leaving these mold spores untreated can end up causing more and more damage every day. Eventually, mold removal services will become a far more difficult and tedious process that is costly. Removing mold early is crucial to prevent any further damage.


Causes Allergy Symptoms


Not only is mold unsightly, but it also can cause some damage to your health. When there is mold present, it can cause some allergy symptoms to occur. These symptoms include itchy eyes, bleeding noses, coughing, difficulty breathing, chronic fatigue, headaches, and even memory problems. While not everyone is sensitive to these microbes, mold growth can be especially dangerous for those suffering from pulmonary diseases or asthma. The health risks that mold growth causes are not something to underestimate. Mold removal services are necessary to when it comes to getting rid of allergens caused by mold growth.


Why Choose the Professionals?


While there are DIY mold removal methods, none are as efficient as the professionals. Mold removal specialists are trained and equipped to remove mold. They know where to look, how to solve your mold problems, and what mistakes to avoid. They are also able to discover all of the molds in your home, both visible and hidden. By choosing the professionals when it comes to mold removal, you can guarantee that your home is free of mold and will remain so.


Mold can cause a lot of problems when left untreated, especially under the right circumstances. When it comes to mold, don’t mess around. Contact the professionals at Soil Away Restoration for mold removal services. We will get the job right and have your property mold-free in no time. Call the professionals at (603) 641-6555 at the first signs of mold.

Are you Breathing-in Contami …

One of the biggest mistakes property owners make is to assume that the air quality in their homes or commercial property building is clean and toxin free. However, even if you are indoors all the time, there is no guarantee that the air you are breathing is clean. This is why we at Soil-Away advocate regular air quality testing for homes and commercial properties.

Mold is not the Only Threat to Clean Air

You might think that just because you don’t have a mold contamination issue, the air quality on your property is up to the mark. But that is not necessarily true. A variety of air borne toxins and contaminants can very well be present in the air you breathe already. You just don’t know about it. In addition to other organic threats, the air you breathe could easily be polluted with chemical toxins and particles such as from second hand smoke, or radon and carbon monoxide. More danger could come in the form of peeling or even new paint, your carpeting (fungus, dirt, pet dander, and dust), air purifiers, and cleaning material stored on your property. Each of these can easily be culprits in polluting the air you breathe.

Air Quality Testing with Soil-Away

Air quality testing is one among the several services that Soil-Away provides to home and commercial property owners. We are well aware of the risks that breathing in unclean air presents. We are also well versed with the various factors that lead to unclean air quality present in home and commercial properties.

Little or no mold is not the only indicator of good air quality. It could also well be the case that mold has gone unnoticed primarily because contamination is in a place that is closed or inaccessible. The only way to be 100% sure is by carrying out comprehensive air quality testing.

We check the air quality in a way that is the least intrusive to you. Several petri dishes are spread across the property to ensure that samples from different locations can be tested. This is done because toxicity levels are not always consistent across the property. You could have one room with off-the chart readings and relatively low readings from an adjacent room. The samples collected also help us understand which factor(s) is the dominant culprit in contaminating the air quality.

Once the samples are collected, they are checked in the laboratory. If we find that the level of mold spores are similar to readings from the outside air, it is a good indicator that the air you are breathing is mold free and your property is environmentally safe. Obviously, if the readings are higher than what is acceptable and permissible, then you will need the services of a professional mold remediation services company.

Soil-Away experts are trained in mold remediation and will work with you closely to first identify the source(s) and then systematically plan and execute a mold removal strategy.

If you feel it is time to get the air quality in your home or on your commercial property tested, give us a call today at 603-641-6555!

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