Electronic Restoration >> Mold Remediation

In the event of a natural disaster there are guidelines on how to handle Mold Remediation electronic equipment that has been exposed to water damage through flooding, firefighting activities, hurricanes and tornadoes. This information is designed for use by electronic suppliers, installers, inspectors, and users of specialized electronic products. Electronic equipment that was exposed to water can be extremely dangerous if allowed to reenergize without proper reconditioning or replacement.

  1. Reductions in integrity of electrical insulation due to excessive moisture or Mold Remediation that has lodged in the equipment components, and other factors, can damage electronic equipment due to affecting the ability of the equipment to perform its intended function. Damage to electronic equipment may also result from flood waters that are contaminated with chemicals, sewage, oil, and other debris that will affect and jeopardize the integrity and performance of the equipment. Ocean water and salt spray could be particularly damaging because of the corrosive and conductive nature of the salt water residue.
  2. Distributors of electronic equipment shall not use any inventory that has been subjected to water damage. Mold Remediation damaged inventory should not be sold to resellers that might put him and place the equipment back into the market. This could lead to water damaged equipment still being operated and creating a hazard to individuals or property. To contact the manufacturer, a working knowledge of electronic systems and of the damaged equipment in question is required to evaluate damage caused by contact with water. The original manufacturer of the electronic equipment should be contacted if any questions should arise or specific recommendations and specifications are needed. In many cases, total replacement will be necessary.
  3.  After an initial consultation with the manufacturer, some larger types of electronic equipment may be refurbished by properly trained personnel. The ability to refurbish the electronic equipment could vary with the nature of the electronic equipment function, the degree of Mold Remediation, the age of the equipment, and the length of time the equipment was exposed to the water damage. Attempts to recondition electronic equipment without consulting the manufacturer could result in additional hazards because of the use of improper cleaning agents, which can further Mold Remediation damage the equipment.
  4. Electronic stereo equipment usually involves several switches and low-voltage protective components such as molded case circuit breakers and fuses, within assemblies such as enclosures, panel boards, and complex switchboards. These assemblies could be connected to electronic stereo systems using various other wiring methods. The Mold Remediation protective components that are critical to the safe operation of many distribution circuits. Their ability to protect these circuits will be adversely affected by exposure to mold and water and to the minerals and dust particles which may be present in the water. In molded case stereo circuit breakers and switches, such exposure could affect the overall operation of the mechanism through corrosion, also through the presence of foreign particles, and through the removal of lubricants.

Surviving A Tornado

Risk Assessment: Wind/Tornadoes Description The term "straight-line winds" is used to distinguish common, non-rotating winds from tornado-related winds. Straight-line winds are responsible for most thunderstorm wind damage, Wind Damage Surviving A Tornado with wind speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour on occasion.  read more..

Things You Should Know About Floods

FLOOD OR DISASTER SANITATION INFORMATION The attached information will be of assistance to homeowners and citizens both during and after a flood or other disaster which effects private residences, water supplies, Flood Damage Things You Should Know About Floods and other facilities. 

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Fire Damage

Any case of fire damage that the fire department or the use of fire sprinklers have been involved will require a certain amount of Dehumidification Fire Damage. When a typical fire breaks out and the fire department arrives, in almost every case water will be employed to put out the fire. The utilization of the water  read more..

Fire Damage

Odor Control, Fire damage


During a fire, the smoke could permeate the walls and other surfaces and could drift through the household ducts, where it can become trapped. If the smoke is not properly removed, smoke odor reoccurs from time to time, especially during the warm or damp  read more..

Document Restoration

If an expert document restorer is hired, they will remove soot with highly sophisticated equipment and techniques. If you do not plan to hire a Smoke Damage Document Restoration, some of the soot might be removed by holding a vacuum cleaner nozzle slightly off the surface of a document item to be cleaned. It is always be  read more..

Water Damage Carpet Cleaning Tips

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Forensics

Human remains are treated as a separate and unique type of Crime Scene Cleanup Forensics evidence. An autopsy of the remains is completed to determine the cause and manner of any death that is violent, unusual or untimely. A pathologist will examine the human remains (post-mortem examination) and consider death scene fin  read more..

How To Estimate The Cost Of Asbestos Removal

From the early 1920s until 1990, mining operations in Libby, Montana, produced and processed vermiculite. This vermiculite, which mining companies shipped to many locations around the United States for processing, Asbestos Abatement How To Estimate The Cost Of Asbestos Removal contained asbestos. 

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Commercial Building Drying And Mold

MOLD/WATER DAMAGED MATERIALS Key Engineering Controls and Work Practices Discard all water-damaged materials, materials that are visibly coated with mold that cannot be properly cleaned, such as porous materials (e.g., carpeting, drywall, insulation), and Structural Drying Commercial Building Drying And Mold materials that have been wet   read more..

Storm Damage Trees Cleanup

A wind storm that blew through California on November 30 caused widespread damage to several areas of the Inyo National Forest and adjacent public lands. From Mount Whitney to Tioga Pass, thousands of trees were affected by the storm. Even with the monumental work accomplished in 2012, Wind Damage Storm Damage Trees Cleanup&nbs  read more..