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Restoration contractors are unique in that they encounter a wide variety of contaminated environments every day with no site being the same. From mould caused by water-damaging events such as broken water lines and leaking water heaters to odors caused by sewer backups to environments contaminated by methamphetamine.​

Step-by-step processes are used to return a building to a safe environment – sometimes even better than its original condition.

Foster First Solutions supplies the best remediators in the business and provides products in their arsenal for every scenario.​ . If you are looking for a great Remediator in your area, please go to our “Contact” page and tell us where you are and what you are experiencing. We might be able to provide the help you need.

Foster First Solutions supplies the best remediators in the business and has products in its arsenal for every scenario.

What Remediators do:

  • Determining amount and source of mould​.
  • Cleaning and disinfecting exposed building areas, using anti-fungal and anti-microbial treatments.​
  • Containing the area, including setting up negative air chambers to prevent spores from reaching non-affected areas.​
  • Removing affected building materials.​
  • Restoring the area fully, through replacing drywall, painting, installing new carpet, and making any other repairs needed.​
  • Conducting post-remediation clearance testing, carried out by an indoor environmental professional​.
  • And many other post-remediation management systems.

20 Most Popular Terms in the Remediation Industry:

  • Allergen: A substance that can cause an allergic reaction in some people. Mould spores can be allergens for many people.
  • Black Mould: A type of mold also known as Stachybotrys chartarum. It is known for its toxic spores and can cause health issues when inhaled.
  • Biocide: A substance that kills or inactivates living organisms. Biocides are often used in mould remediation to kill and prevent the growth of mould.
  • Contamination: The presence of mould or other harmful substances in a living or working space.
  • Decontamination: The process of removing mould or other harmful substances from a living or working space.
  • Fungi: A group of organisms that includes mould, mildew, and yeast. Fungi can be found in various environments and can cause damage to buildings and other structures.
  • Fungicide: A substance that is used to kill or inhibit the growth of fungi. Fungicides are often used in mold remediation to prevent the growth of mould after it has been removed.
  • Hyphae: The thread-like structures that make up the body of a mould or mildew colony.
  • HVAC: Heating, ventilation, and Air Conditioning. The HVAC system in a building can play a role in mould growth, as poor ventilation and moisture buildup can create conditions that are favorable for mould growth.
  • Mycotoxins: Toxins produced by certain types of mould that can be harmful to humans and animals.
  • Mould Remediation: The process of removing mold and preventing its return.
  • Mycology: The study of fungi, including mould and mildew.
  • Mycosis: An infection caused by a fungus, including mould and mildew.
  • Pathogenic: Capable of causing disease. Some types of mould can be pathogenic.
  • Remediate: To correct or improve a problem or situation. In the context of mold, remediation refers to the process of removing mould and taking steps to prevent its return.
  • Spore: A reproductive cell produced by mould and other fungi that can be dispersed through the air. Spores can grow into colonies if given the proper conditions.
  • Stachybotrys: A genus of mould that includes the species Stachybotrys chartarum, also known as black mould.
  • Toxicity: The ability of a substance, including mould, to cause harm to living organisms.
  • Viable: Capable of growing or reproducing. Viable mould spores can grow into colonies if given the proper conditions.
  • Yeast: A type of fungi that can cause fermentation and is used in food products like bread, beer, and wine. Some types of yeast can also cause infections in humans.


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