What Is Mold Mitigation?


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Mold mitigation, commonly called mold remediation, is the process by which mold is removed from a home or business to prevent damage to the health of its occupants and property loss.

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What Is Mold Mitigation?
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Cleaning up mold requires fixing leaks or other water damage and cleaning mold from surfaces. To properly remediate a structure filled with mold, some materials, such as porous ceiling tiles or carpet, may need to be thrown away. During mold remediation, minimize mold exposure by wearing a special mask and specialized clothing. Many structures have additional hidden mold that needs to be removed to remediate the mold growth entirely.

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