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The First Step in Remediation at Tri Span Environmental

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The First Step in Remediation at Tri Span Environmental | Orange County Contractor

Tri Span Environmental is a leader among Southern California building remediation businesses. As experts in the field, Tri Span Environmental specialists know removal of hazardous materials from a building starts with complete containment of the toxic materials within the worksite area.

The Dangers of Contaminants

Containment of dust and debris is the first step in the complex process of removing asbestos, lead paint, mold, and fire-damaged components from a building. Protecting people from air-borne hazards and dust contamination during a remediation project is the highest priority for Tri Span Environmental on every job. In many situations, containment of dust and debris from the remediation area can be done while normal use goes on in other parts of the building.

Hazardous materials containment methods used by Tri Span Environmental in Los Angeles and Orange counties include setting up polyethylene barriers around the remediation site, closing vents and other openings with plastic sheeting and duct tape, and using HEPA filters and negative air pressure equipment for preventing dust infiltration into adjacent areas. Workers wear protective suits, gloves, and masks as needed and take steps to prevent hazardous dust and debris from entering living areas on shoes and when transporting debris off site for disposal.

Remediation & Cleanup Services

Inside the containment area on a remediation project, air filters and pumps keep fresh air moving in and hazardous dusts fibers from moving out. Once the remediation site is contained within a protective barrier, specialized vacuum cleaners designed for use with hazardous fibers and dust are used by Tri Span Environmental as part of the decontamination step.

Containment of hazardous materials is the foundation step in removal of asbestos, lead paint, and mold from any building. If not done correctly, dust and particles from the contaminated building materials can cause continuing problems and toxic exposure in the reconstructed building. Installing the proper hazardous material containment system is the first step on every Tri Span Environmental remediation project.

Hidden Mold Removal by Tri Span Environmental

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Hidden Mold Removal by Tri Span Environmental | Orange County Hazard Remediation

Tri Span Environmental is a general contracting firm that specializes in the removal of hazardous substances like mold. People hear the word mold and most think of black or green slimy growths over surface areas visible to the human eye. The truth is the most dangerous kind of mold is actually hidden mold, which Tri Span Environmental crews are experts at detecting and removal.

Hidden mold often first alerts humans to its presence via odd smells or the presence of water damage found on the walls or ceiling. Hidden mold can and does grow in places not readily seen by the human eye like behind wallpaper, paneling, inside ceiling tiles, on the rear side of drywall, beneath carpets and carpet padding. If pipes run through walls or ceilings and moisture accumulates, the mold can grow on pipes, too. The common denominator to facilitate mold growth is moisture, created by condensation accumulation or leaks.

How Does Mold Spread in Your Home?

Mold spreads by way of spores. Tri Span Environmental not only has the equipment and experience to detect and eradicate mold, but also has qualified professionals who know how to combat the onset of spore growth and spread. Normal cleaning of a facility or an area will not remove spores or mold sufficiently to return an area to a sterile working or living environment.

Often buildings easily provide mold and its spores the necessary triad of factors for further growth. These factors are:

  • Nutrients
  • Moisture
  • Time

Nutrients can consist of dust, building materials and any organic matter. Moisture can be the simple presence of humidity already in the air, such as exists in many California localities near a body of water or coastal region. Any degree of moisture hastens decay, a process that mold serves to fulfill in natural settings. As for time, mold and its spores requires as little as 24 hours to start growing into a colony.

Even if a building sports a dry environment, if the location was subject to a flooding incident or a leak, local residents or workers can rest assured that mold growth has likely started. Mold can cause allergies, health problems, and in severe cases, death. Mold is a liability to a company both financially and legally. Tri span Environmental offers contracts and services to entities in the Southern California or High Desert Area to assist in mold prevention, treatment and removal.

Tri Span Environmental’s mold removal services can protect clients from further harm and forestall future incidents of invasive mold growth.

Tri Span Presents a Basic Overview of How and When Mold Contamination Starts

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Tri Span Presents a Basic Overview of How and When Mold Contamination Starts

Tri Span, a company that offers premier services in environmental cleanup for the Orange County region, specializes in mold recognition. From the beginning of a mold’s growth cycle to the extermination of every last little trace of fungi, Tri Span’s clean up crews can identify every sign of contamination as well as the proper clean up procedure and regulations. Continue reading “Tri Span Presents a Basic Overview of How and When Mold Contamination Starts” »

Tri Span – Top Notch Environmental Cleanup for Orange County

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Tri Span Top Notch Environmental Cleanup for Orange County | Construction Contractor

Tri Span provides top notch environmental cleanup services to the Orange County area. From small jobs to mind-bogglingly big, from odd jobs to ordinary, Tri Span handles them all. When environmental hazards make the news, Tri Span is there to help. Even when events aren’t large enough to make the news but are still big enough to impact the personal lives of those working or residing on a property, Tri Span is readily available to assist the community with clean up and securing the location for future continued use. Continue reading “Tri Span – Top Notch Environmental Cleanup for Orange County” »

Environmental Cleanup: What Are Your Options?

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Environmental Cleanup: What Are Your Options? | Tri Span Construction

When an environmental cleanup crew performs an assessment on a commercial property, they’re determining if it’s environmental impairment is present. Under some circumstances, soil and groundwater testing become a requirement if concerns arise. If not, a company like Tris Span Environmental Cleanup can remedy to Orange County commercial property. They’ll haul off waste, debris, harmful chemicals, and anything else that could pose a risk to those entering your commercial property. Continue reading “Environmental Cleanup: What Are Your Options?” »

Top 4 Ways to Prevent Mold in Your Home

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Top 4 Ways to Prevent Mold in Your Home | Orange County Contractors

Finding mold in your home is both disturbing and cause for concern. It’s a living organism and part of the fungus family. With over 100,000 different species of mold already identified, if it’s growing in your home, you could have a big problem.

It’s common knowledge that some types of mold are extremely toxic and can cause serious health risks. Surprisingly, 10 to 20 percent of the world’s population are allergic to mold spores, so prevention is key to maintaining a safe environment. Continue reading “Top 4 Ways to Prevent Mold in Your Home” »

Health Effects of Black Mold

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Health Effects of Black Mold | Orange County Hazardous Waste Removal

Black mold, also known as Stachybotrys Chartarum to scientists, can become toxic when releasing its spores. The release of spores occurs when it feeds on organic materials including carpet, drywall, insulation, and subflooring that has received exposure to moisture. If these spores are inhaled or ingested, a myriad of unpleasant or dangerous symptoms could be the result. Continue reading “Health Effects of Black Mold” »

Start 2016 in a Cleaner, Healthier Home

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Start 2016 in a Cleaner, Healthier Home | Orange County Construction

2016 is almost upon us, and it’s time once more to make New Year’s resolutions. Most people commit to losing weight, quit smoking, or get organized. But, to accomplish these or any other worthy goals, it’s important to have the healthiest, most environmentally friendly Southern California surroundings possible. Sometimes, however, even the most beautiful homes can harbor unseen threats. Continue reading “Start 2016 in a Cleaner, Healthier Home” »

How to Prevent Mold Growth in Your Home

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How to Prevent Mold Growth in Your Home | Tri Span Environmental

Mold is one of the most common threats to both human health and your household. Not only is mold unsightly, but it can also cause objectionable odors, promote the spread of germs, and aggravate asthma and allergies. Continue reading “How to Prevent Mold Growth in Your Home” »

Mold and Mildew Remediation

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Mold and Mildew Remediation

Mold and mildew growth are a common occurrence caused by the presence of moisture; both can be recognized by color and texture. Mold grows in multiple colors such as brown, white, green, and black and is cotton like in appearance. Continue reading “Mold and Mildew Remediation” »