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Mold in Your Home?
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Our 7 Step Process to a Healthier Environment:
- We identify the cause of the fungal contamination present.
- Clearly define solutions to the problem.
- Identify materials to be removed.
- Establish the scope of work and develop the time frame for completion of the project.
- Remove and dispose of all contaminated materials.
- Keep homeowner up to date of the progress and discuss additional unknowns as they arise.
- Our cleanup and project closure includes the discussion of prevention efforts to preclude future contamination problems.
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Homeowner - Mold Issues
Mold is everywhere, but given a chance to grow, mold can be hazardous to your health and your home. Mold thrives when moisture is present. In the home, mold can be either visible, invisible, or hidden, as it grows, mold spores can emit a gas that produces an odor and it can be found on the following surfaces:
- paper products, including wallpaper
- ceiling tiles
- wood products
- insulation materials
- upholstery and other fabrics
Many homeowners ask, “How can mold be remediated and when should it be remediated?” Mold can be cleaned, removed or treated and a certified mold inspector can help you determine the remediation plan for you. Each individual situation must be assessed to determine what solution or combination of activities will best suit the project, to do nothing should never be an option because of the potential harm to your health and to your home.
The health ramifications of mold can range from an allergic response to a toxic response. Because we are all different, people living under the same roof can have different reactions to mold. The variation in mold related symptoms depends upon your previous exposure to mold, your current health and any pre-existing conditions that can make one more susceptible to the effects of mold.
Mold related health issues can manifest in a variety of symptoms, just to name a few (source, CDC):
- Cold or flu like symptoms
- Coughing and sneezing
- Sore throat, irritated, itchy throat
- Itchy nose, eyes and ears
- Runny nose
- Sinus congestion
- Sinus headaches
- Difficulty breathing, shortness of breath
- Irritated, itchy skin
- Skin rash, hives
- Watery eyes
- Red, bloodshot eyes
- Hair loss, baldness
- Hay fever symptoms
- Brain fog
- Shortened attention span
- Difficulty concentrating
- Memory loss and memory problems
- Impaired learning ability
If you or a loved one are experiencing mold related health issues, hiring a certified mold specialist to assess the mold in your home and develop a mold remediation plan should be a priority. It is important to hire someone you trust, someone who is a skilled communicator, and someone who can property assess the severity of the situation and evaluate the risk factors and potential hazards to the occupants. Your health, your family’s health and your home’s health are not things to be compromised.
COVID-19 & INFECTIOUS DISEASE DECONTAMINATION
COVID-19 and other viruses and bacteria can live from hours to days on surfaces like metal, wood, plastic, paper and cardboard. How long the virus or bacteria survives depends on the material it lands on. Our fogging treatment eliminates COVID-19, bacteria and other viruses in the air and on all surfaces, it penetrates fabric and circulates through air ducts. Depending upon the size of your home or your workplace, our team of certified technicians can fog most spaces in a matter of a few hours.
MOLD & WATER REMEDIATION
More health issues are related to mold than is commonly known, and mold is everywhere in our environment. Mold exposure may cause nasal and sinus congestion, eye irritation, blurred vision, sore throat, chronic cough, skin rash and pneumonia, and lead to a weakened immune systems. Our service addresses mold and water issues and restores your space to a healthy environment.
BLOOD & BIOHAZARD CLEANUP
Unfortunately, an accident can occur anywhere people gather. The cleanup of blood and biohazards on the site of an accident should be carried out by certified biohazard technicians to ensure that all surfaces are sanitized, and biohazard materials are removed and disposed of properly. Biohazards are made up of human tissue and body fluid that can transmit disease, even in minute quantities. Biohazard contamination requires cleaning and sanitation to make the area safe to inhabit. Don’t risk contamination and the transmission of unknown bacteria, viruses and disease, rely upon our certified biohazard technicians.
SUICIDE AND UNATTENDED DEATH
The loss of a loved one is incredibly emotional and the idea of cleaning up afterwards is overwhelming. Let us take care of this for you, our certified technicians know how to safely clean and sanitize the area and dispose of all necessary items. Our team is sympathetic to your loss, they are discreet, and they will work quickly to restore your environment.
When you need a caring, compassionate and discrete team to help you clean up, we are there for you. Hoarding affects you, your family, your friends and your neighbors. Our team will work with you to make sure your home is cleaned, without causing additional stress or anxiety. We will help you sort through your belongings and restore your home to a healthy, clean and safe environment.
Our services include:
• Cleaning and waste removal
• Secure storage of items awaiting disposition
• Donation items and recyclables taken to designated sites
• Deep cleaning and disinfection of the premises
• Repair services, if needed
Odors caused by cooking, smoking, fires or pets diminish the value and enjoyment of your home. More serious odors from decay and mold further limit the value of your property. We address this at the root cause and improve social and financial value of your property. Homes, cars, campers, boats, summer homes, garages, barns, and antique furniture are areas of expertise.
RODENT & ANIMAL DROPPING CLEANUP
OUTDOOR ACCIDENT & VEHICLE CLEANUP
Biohazards in public places create a risk to the community and should be cleaned as they are indoors. Contact New England Decon to clean up sidewalks, roadways, and staircases after accidents. Techicians are trained in vehicle decontamination after accidents where blood and tissue are involved.
INDUSTRIAL ACCIDENT CLEANUP
Manufacturing and even office buildings experience workplace injuries and industrial accidents. Our technicians are trained to isolate the risk factors, clean buildings and equipment, and get your facility back to work as quickly as possible. Corporations may retain services by annual contract to manage costs and remove confusion when trauma occurs.
CRIME SCENE & METH LAB CLEANUP
Crimes scenes may include biohazards or illicit drug residue. Our technicians are trained to address the removal of drug residue, tear gas residue and any biohazard materials, as well as sharps. We work closely with law enforcement to ensure any discovered evidence is preserved. Technicians restore property to a safe livable condition, per State and Federal requirements, as quickly as this detailed process can be accomplished.
This is the service that goes beyond normal cleaning. We use chemicals not readily available to the consumer, and offer "Green" options. Our technicians receive specialized training to properly utilize the equipment for improved results. Opening summer homes or motor homes for the season is a favorite time to perform a deep cleaning to start the season fresh. Commercial clients utilize this service to enhance janitorial service.
BUILD BACK SERVICES
Clients have the option of retaining New England Decon to manage the entire project, from removal of moldy or flood damaged materials to complete restoration. Often the remediation process includes removal of carpets, drywall, trim and flooring. You may have a favorite contractor you prefer to use for buildback, or opt to have our team manage that activity to minimize the impact to your life.