Dampness & Mold Assessment Tool - School Buildings Mobile App
When a mold infestation occurs in a school, it can pose serious hazards to the many students, faculty, and other people present.
How does it work?
The Dampness & Mold Assessment Tool - School Buildings app is a useful tool for mold remediation companies or a mold specialist to use in evaluating and assessing the factors that may be contributing to a mold problem. A mold issue or infestation can occur as a result of water damage, improperly functioning HVAC systems, water leaking from pipes onto drywall or ceiling tiles, the failure of a containment barrier, and for a variety of other reasons. Mold spores are allergens and can also produce mycotoxins which can have a range of deleterious health effects. In a school, this can cause health problems for students and teachers. These can include respiratory problems, cognitive impairment, and more. A mold removal service performing an estimate or evaluation can use this app to note various information about the school being assessed including the district the school is in, the school name, the type of school, and more. The user can also easily note what room or area of the school is being evaluated for mold contamination such as a cafeteria, gym, classroom, IT room, and more. The user of the app is prompted to note whether or not an odor of mold is present, and other information about the odor such as the source and the strength. Other scoring components of this app include checking for damage or stains, checking for visible mold, and identifying wet or damp areas. The removal of microscopic mold can range from simply using a spray bottle with a bleach solution, or the complete removal of drywall and ceiling while protecting the surrounding area of the infestation with physical barriers such as plastic sheeting. This app can help determine the best way to take care of the water and mold damage problem facing a school.