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Purpose

LEARN THE BASICS OF MOLD

- Learn where and why mold grows.

- Understand the health effects of mold exposure.

- Gain an overview of the proper sequence and methods of:

  • muck out, 
  • demolition
  • cleaning/decontamination

 

- The following techniques will be briefly addressed:

  • scraping mold growths
  • wet methods
  • use of polyethylene sheeting
  • negative air units
  • application of backpack HEPA vacs
  • dehumidifiers

 

- Understand hazards associated with mold remediation (chemical, biological, physical safety).

- Who can remove mold: homeowners, volunteers, or mold remediation companies?