Remediation, Restoration & Mitigation

Sep 1, 2021

When you think of a flood or even Fire and Mold, you may just think I want this removed, but in the restoration world this is called remediation. Below we will lay out for you all the different meanings, so you don’t get confused in your time of need. 


  • To remove or correct.
  • To remove Microbial contamination consistent with IICRC standards.


  • To repair or bring back to the way it was.
  • To return a damaged structure or contents to normal, former or pre -damaged 


  • This is like remediation
  • This pertains to Water (floods).
  • To reduce or minimize further damage to structure, contents in the environment by controlling the spread of contamination and moisture.

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