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Professional Mold Remediation in Germantown

11/13/2023 (Permalink)

mold growing on a wall around an outlet Removing mold damage is a process that needs to be carried out very carefully. Contact SERVPRO for certified technicians to get the job done.

Mold Remediation in Germantown by SERVPRO®

Germantown is rich in history and boasts a plethora of local landmarks and historical sites. One landmark is the Black Rock Mill, a preserved gristmill from the early 19th century. Germantown is also home to several renowned schools, including Seneca Valley High School and Northwest High School, known for their academic excellence. The picturesque Seneca Creek State Park offers scenic trails and recreational activities. Food enthusiasts can savor various cuisines at popular eateries like The Comus Inn and Copper Canyon Grill. Whether it is a residential or a commercial building, mold damage due to water incidents is not uncommon in Germantown.  

SERVPRO techs use IICRC S520 guidelines during mold remediation in Germantown properties to ensure safe and quick restoration. Our mold specialists use robust isolation techniques to prevent mold fragments and spores from spreading to unaffected areas. 

Establishing Isolation Barriers During Mold Removal

With its varying building materials and climates, Germantown can be susceptible to mold issues. Residents, schools, and local authorities must prioritize mold remediation efforts for quick restoration. Preserving the integrity of architectural gems and historical sites, such as the Germantown Town Center and the Maryland SoccerPlex, go hand in hand with proactive mold prevention measures. Also, maintaining mold-free parks and recreational areas, such as Ridge Road Recreational Park, enhances all visitors' enjoyment of outdoor spaces.

SERVPRO techs establish various isolation barriers to ensure that mold spores do not spread to unaffected areas of the building. We commonly install the following types of isolation barriers during mold inspections, remediations, and removal-

  • Physical Barriers: Techs install polyethylene barriers to isolate the affected areas from the rest of the property. It prevents the dispersion of mold spores to clean rooms.
  • Negative Air Pressure Barriers: These barriers use air scrubbers and exhaust fans to create negative pressure within the enclosed area. 
  • Containment Barriers: These barriers typically consist of sturdy materials such as polyethylene or PVC, creating a sealed environment for mold removal activities.

Call SERVPRO of Gaithersburg / Germantown at (301) 720-1829.

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