Welcome to New Jerseys leading mold remediation expert, JS Environment Solutions, LLC. With more than 35 years of experience in the fields of mold remediation, sampling, testing and mycotoxicology, we set the bar for industry standard procedures and protocol.
Most mold removal companies in New Jersey lack the crucial education that is required to properly decontaminate a moldy home. As a homeowner, or mold inspector in training, you need to be aware of these things. There is a gross lack of accountability in this state due to the absence of any clear regulations.In the same token, microbiologists have been researching mold since the 1970’s. In fact, the problem of mold has existed historically for 3,500 years since the origins of the bible. And very little has changed in the way we treat mold. Any good mold remediation company worth their salt will be aware of this. They will follow a very stringent set of mold abatement protocol and procedures. There should never be any guess work when it comes to your families health and safety. So get familiar with the terms on our site. Use this information to freely educate yourself. If you want, you can click here to find out more about best mold remediation in New Jersey.
The Origins of Mold & The Discovery of Mold Remediation
Mold and the Bible
Leviticus, Chapter 14:39 – 47
“On the seventh day the priest shall return to inspect the house. If the mildew has spead on the walls, he is to order that the contaminted stones be torn out and thrown into an unclean place ouside the town. If the mildew reappears in the house after the stones have been torn out and the house is scraped and plastered, it is a destructive mildew and the house is unclean. It must be torn down – its stones, timbers and all the plaster – and taken out of town.”
The life cycle of fungi is best in the dark, moist habitats, but they are found wherever organic material is available.
The Ruthless Nature of Mold & Why Mold Remediation is so Important
Molds can grow on virtually any substrate including jet fuel, rubber, paint, wood, paper, textiles, drywall, electrical equipment, glass and stainless steel. Sometimes, as in the case of glass and steel the nourishment offered by the substrate is only the dirt and grease on it surfaces. Moisture is necessary for their growth, and they can obtain water from the atmosphere as well as from the material on which they live. New Jersey is known to have a humid environment cause of its location. But when an environment becomes very dry, fungi survive by going dormant and inactive by producing spores that resist drying out. These tiny spores spread throughout the air allowing the mold to grow in new places. When the spores land on moist materials that it can use as a food supply, such as overripe fruit or vegetables, or a wet and degraded section of drywall or wood, the spores germinate and begin to grow. Mold spores can last in these conditions for years before an environment ripe for them to grow. Soon depending on the material that the mold is growing on a can establish a very deep root colony which will allow the mold to fully mature. Mold that reaches this state is by far the most dangerous to be exposed to. It is unlike any mold you will ever find in your bathroom. And it is also much harder to clean up.
Homes provide conditions that are very supportive of mold growth any time moisture levels increase in the home. An experienced mold remediation company will not just treat the mold but more importantly, they will address any and all moisture problems.
Not Doing Mold Clean Up in a Home Can Lead to Serious Problems
According to the US Bureau of Census, statistics indicate that more than 35% of all United States homes are damaged by water every single year. This means that mold will very likely grow in more than one third of all homes in New Jersey. Many industries have lost enormous amounts of money due to mold contamination. The insurance, real estate, home inspection, mortgage, restoration and construction industries have all been forced to react in address the risks that are posed when mold grows in homes and buildings. One of the worst problems we encounter are new-home buyers buying mold contaminated homes. When these problems are undisclosed to the seller, the agent, the builder or anyone else associated in the sale of the property – all of these people become targets for being sued in court.
However, the worst thing that can happen when mold remediation is not done is not a financial problem. It is a health problem. Acute exposure to toxic mold can cause serious health issues that can last a lifetime. So if you’re in New Jersey homeowner and suspect you have mold please get this problem looked at ASAP. Mold remediation should be done as efficiently and economically as possible. But it should never be done by in inexperienced person or team of people. To do so is to put your home, health and family in potentially grave danger.