Peytonsville Rd – Franklin, TN May 18, 2007
Purchasing home and have discovered mold in the crawlspace, from an air conditioning
condensate leak dripping down from the second floor. Also discovered mold behind wall
paper in many different areas throughout the home. This home has sat vacant for a few
years and has contamination throughout .
Bonus Room: Mold and decay found under the window. Wood Paneled Den: Mold and decay found under the flooring of the bay window area. Removed the floor decking in this bay area to treat the floor joist below that were not accessible from the crawl space. Dining Room: Mold and decay found around the opening to the kitchen and in the ceiling from the condensate leak above. Also under the windows of the front wall. Removed about a foot of the floor decking off this wall to treat the floor joist below the damaged plates. Kitchen: Removed the cabinets and flooring below, removed drywall behind the cabinets to expose and treat the plates. Breakfast Nook: Removed baseboards in the bay area and drywall up to the windows to expose damage. Removed the floor decking to treat the floor joist below the damaged plates, not accessable from the crawl space. Hall closet: removed as much as possible to expose the wooden members for treatment. Living Room: Lots of mold and decay found under both windows pulled the drywall from the entire front wall, and side wall to the fireplace, to expose wooden members to the top plate for treatment. Hall: Treat drywall around the exterior door to the deck. Master bedroom: Removed base boards to treat plates, also removed floor decking in several suspect areas. The inside wall at the floor had damage from a leaking vanity in adjacent powder room and some floor area in the walk in closet from the adjacent laundry room. Powder room: Removed baseboards, sink, vanity and commode, stopped the leaking, removed sub flooring and treated entire area. Laundry Room: Removed wall paper, removed drywall on one wall that was pitted from the mold, removed baseboards. All wood members in this room was sprayed but in good shape. Foyer: pulled baseboards and found damage, front wall drywall was pulled to the first band and it was very contaminated, continued to pull drywall to the ceiling and around the corners to exposed and treat all wooden members in this area. Upstairs Master: The front wall was very contaminated. Pulled all drywall to the ceiling and outside wall to the fireplace. All wood below the windows and the plate had to be replaced; AMS cleaned all salvageable wood in this wall. Removed about a foot of the floor decking off this wall to treat the floor joist below the damaged plates. Front bedroom, repeated the same process as the master on the front wall. Removed baseboards and drywall in closets that were adjacent to the closet with the leaking HVAC unit. Removed baseboards, sub flooring and some drywall in the closet areas. Back Bedroom: Removed baseboards and drywall from the back wall at the window, and interior wall behind bathroom tub, and the wall adjacent to the attic space from a chimney leak. Hall Bath: removed the baseboards and drywall at the short tub wall, removed floor tile and treated area accordingly. Hall Closet: removed all possible contaminated members around the HVAC unit and hall floor decking, and treated all accessible members. All wall papered rooms in this home was contaminated. AMS removed wall paper from these areas and treated the walls as necessary. This was a huge job that took about a month to remediate and this home was about 5000 square feet. Lab reports indicate no elevated levels exist after completion.