Water damage can deliver a serious blow to your residence no matter where it comes from and how it gets there, its all bad because once it hits the floor it can assure to turn into mold if not immediately cleaned up properly. Understanding the importance of getting to the water quickly is the difference between a warped flooring, cracked flooring and or molded flooring.
When you find mold growing on carpet made from synthetics, usually the face yarn (the part you walk on) will not itself be damaged by the mold because mold doesn’t consume synthetic materials. The mold will damage the carpet’s primary and secondary backing layers, which in turn ruins the carpet.
Most carpets found in residential homes and commercial buildings are made of synthetic, or man-made, materials. However, almost all carpet backings contain latex. If you see mold on a carpet, you need to inspect the backside of the carpet. If mold covers a large area of the backing, it’s time to replace the carpet. The costs involved with cleaning mold from carpet far outweighs the cost of its replacement. Carpet is extremely porous. This allows the mold to penetrate between and around the different layers and fibers in the carpet, which makes it next to impossible to access and successfully remove the mold completely.
One very important thing to do if you discover mold on your carpet; you need to carefully inspect the sub-floor under the carpet, and if there is any carpet padding, under it also. Mold below the carpet must be addressed as well.
Understanding the proper way to clean and disinfect a residential or commercial property is important in making sure the air quality and materials are tested and cleaned properly.