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How are DARI’s mold removal products applied?

The proprietary Foster® products we use can be applied several ways. Most common method when treating an interior space is an airless sprayer. We also integrate the use of foggers to reach hidden and expansive interior space. Finally, where appropriate, we hand apply the products to assure a perfect and safe application. In addition, we combine a carpet extraction machine for use on carpeted surfaces.


Do my family and I have to leave the premises while DARI is remediating the mold?

Yes, it is recommended that only the mold remediation experts be in the building when remediating. With the exception of spraying during the framing process of a new building, we contain the area we are spraying and our professional applicators wear personal protective equipment. Re-occupancy to the treated areas is often available in as little as 2 hours (depending on drying time or relative humidity for that day). We can also contain any mold in a hospital, business, or commercial environment so that day-to-day business is uninterrupted. DARI has over 30 years of experience successfully remediating and removing mold from buildings in the Piedmont Triad area.


Are the mold removal products/chemical that DARI uses safe?

Yes, all chemicals and product are 100% safe!  Our products consist of peroxide and water, and are extremely safe. They are absolutely non-toxic, friendly to the environment, and non-flammable. In a way, the compound naturally fights mold.  The key is to remove the existing mold, and then to reject new mold spores of the organic nutrients that they need to survive. The proprietary Foster® products have been approved for use in hospitals, schools and universities, commercial, public, and government buildings, homes, hotels, and many other types of structures.  For over 60 years, the Foster® brand of products have been leading the way with its mastic, coating, sealant and adhesive products for the industrial, commercial and residential construction markets. Foster introduced the first EPA-registered antimicrobial coating, and still the only, for use in HVAC systems in 1992 and has continued to manufacture and sell water-based coatings, disinfectants and accessory products for mold remediation and prevention to the indoor air quality market. Our reputation has been built on the best technical expertise driving the best technology for superior performing products. Read more here.


Does the DARI’s Mold Remediation team make a mess?

No, the DARI team makes every effort to keep the work areas being treated clean during the process. We will leave your space equal to or better than the start of the project, like it never happened. There are no waste products from our method and no damage to your property or disruption to your life as is found in the ‘tear-out’ remediation option.  Don’t take our word for it, see what our customers are saying by clicking here.


Could I do the application and remove the mold myself?   

No, it is strongly recommended that for health reasons, only certified professionals, like us, are authorized and are necessary to assure an effective result. Using our scientifically proven process   allows us to offer up to a five-year limited warranty against mold when we treat a building.


What is DARI’s warranty policy for mold remediation?

For new construction, where we are able to treat the entire building, we offer the best warranty in the industry: A five-year limited warranty against significant mold growth. And for existing homes and buildings, we offer an unmatched two-year warranty against mold growth; to our knowledge, no competitor can compete with this level of confidence.


What is it that the DARI mold remediation team does exactly?

First step:  DARI uses a scientifically proven method to clean the area to get rid of any existing mold. Step two: DARI cuts off the nutrient source needed for mold growth. The team does this by placing a transparent sealant over the surfaces treated. For the period of our warranty, we guarantee that any mold spores which enter your building will land on the DARI treated surfaces and be denied their nutrient source. DARI’s process works!  Since 1985, DARI’s team has achieved great results.  But again, don’t just take our word for it, see what our customers are saying .


I have heard that all buildings contain mold? Is that true?

Every building, either residential or commercial does have mold spores present. You can blame Mother Nature. Mold can enter a building in several ways: each time a door or window is opened, and even on shoes, and clothing. We have also heard of mold entering the house via packaged delivery boxes.  DARI can protect the interior environment of a building and greatly reduce if not eliminate the negative effects of mold! With our inexpensive, innovative process, there is no reason to risk any financial burden or damage to you or your loved ones’ health from mold. For more information on mold please visit .


How many different types of mold are there?

The latest scientific reports suggest that there are hundreds of thousands of types of mold.  In fact, there are good strains of mold as well as negative strains. One place you could find this in the house would be inside a beer or in certain cheeses. Blue cheese is actually a type of mold.  However, not all molds have negative effects of your health and even some bad molds are administered to become beneficial to humans. The common doctor prescribed drug, Penicillin, is a good example. Penicillin is derived from Penicillium, which in its original states is extremely harmful to humans and animals. Read more information on type of mold and risks associated with mold


I think I have mold in my house. What should I do?

Call us so we can help you determine the true situation and the most suitable and proper course of action. A lot of times, what home-owners think mold is actually not mold related, and DARI’s team will let tell you for sure. If there is a mold-related issue, we will advise you with the details and provide you with our estimate for remediation – all of which is completely free of charge. We pride ourselves on providing FREE ESTIMATES to all our customers.  Be careful to stop any current water leak and do not do anything that may spread or worsen the existing situation.


What about repairs? Does your team do repairs?

Yes, DARI offers turnkey inspections and restoration services at no charge and your technician will provide you with a free estimate including a complete scope of works.  Sometime, certain repairs can require a specialist like a roofer, HVAC contractor or a plumber to correct the water source issues, and DARI’s team already has these trusted subcontractors on staff.


I am building a new home. When should I spray for mold prevention?

The method that provides the greatest protection, is to have DARI provide our service at the completion of the framing and again at the installation of the drywall. This is our standard practice and is included for our standard fee. With DARI’s warranty, your new home or building will be mold-free for at least five years.


How much is this going to cost me?

This is the best part.  DARI’s mold remediation process is so efficient it is an extremely affordable process which delivers maximum results. Most properties can be fully remediated at a fraction of what our competitors charge. DARI charges by the square foot for its treatment process and prides itself on the value it provides its clients.** NOTE: The price may vary due to the complexity of the project, height of walls, number of visits and a few other variables typically when dealing with commercial properties.


Why choose DARI?

DARI has a number of unique advantages over virtually every other remediation company in the industry. Not only have we been around longer, since 1985, we include cutting edge products and methods that consistently allow DARI to:

Provide an effective, long-term solution rather than the “band-aide approach” of our competitors that only encapsulate the problem for it just to return at a later date.

Complete almost any mold remediation project faster, many times in half the time, as our competitors.

Achieve better results, as proved through objective and independent third party testing and case studies.

Provide true long-term prevention to mold growth that is backed by the industry’s only insurance-backed warranty.

Complete entire mold remediation projects for less than half the cost of our competitors.

Successfully complete the project without disrupting life or business for our customers.


All this and more make DARI Disaster Restoration Services the premier, and most trusted mold removal and remediation company for over 30 years!

We specialize in mold removal, water damage repair, asbestos removal, along with many other services. We proudly offer services in Greensboro, the Raleigh-Durham area, and all other surrounding cities in the Piedmont Triad. Mold is a serious health hazard, especially as the temperatures begin to heat up as it gets more humid towards the summer months, mold grows rapidly. With our years of expertise and over 5000 never failed projects including schools, government buildings, homes, apartment complexes, and commercial buildings, we are the general contractors to use for your mold, water, and asbestos issues in the Greensboro and surrounding area. For more information please see: DARI’s Mold Removal FAQ’s

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Watch as Union County Director of Human Services Mr. Richard Matens aiding in the teardown of an old structure to make way for the New Human Services Building! DARI- Demolition & Asbestos Removal Inc. is proud to say that Union County is a satisfied client for 15 years and counting. ‪#‎GreatDayForCharlotte ‪#‎GreatDayForUnionCounty ‪#‎GreatDayForDARI

Click here to watch the video with interviews and demo clips.





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The site looks very different AFTER DARI:





—-DARI & D.H. Griffin Wrecking Team up To Demolish Rental Car Row to make way for the RAMP A expansion at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.


DARI & D.H. Griffin Wrecking have teamed up to perform the asbestos abatement, and removal of 27 structures as part of the Charlotte Douglass International Airport RAMP A Expansion Project.

The 27 structures consist of primarily rental car companies; such as, Budget, Hertz, and Enterprise. DARI will complete the pre-demo abatement by next week, and the Wrecking division will be on-site over the next month tearing down the old structures.  A majority of the demolished materials will be recycled.

The DARI portion of the project is being  managed by Jeff Feeley and overseen by James McGee of DARI’s Charlotte division.







Read more about the Charlotte Airport Expansion plan here:

D. H. Griffin Wrecking has been contracted by Kiewit Infrastructures South Company to perform the fast track demolition of (8) I-40 bridges as part of the TN Dept. of Transportation’s Fast Fix Eight campaign in Nashville, TN. The Tennessee Department of Transportation Commissioner is overseeing a major bridge rehabilitation project along Interstate 40 in downtown Nashville. The “Fast Fix 8” project is using accelerated construction to replace eight bridges located on the westside of the south loop. The project will require 13 weekend closures of this stretch of I-40 through June 2016.

Built in 1968, the twin eastbound and westbound bridges show advanced signs of deterioration and require near constant maintenance.

“These bridges are prime examples of aging infrastructure, and they are long overdue for major work,” said TDOT Commissioner John Schroer. “By using accelerated construction methods, we will greatly reduce the time a project like this would normally take and will ensure these bridges can continue safely carrying the some 140,000 vehicles that use this stretch of I-40 each day.”

The rehabilitation project will reconstruct the eight bridges using an innovative process known as Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC). ABC speeds up construction and repair of highways and bridges by allowing short-term, total road or bridge closures to allow crews the space to do their jobs and the ability to work around the clock. This dramatically reduces the time to complete a project and the long-term inconvenience to motorists.

To watch a time-lapse video of this project, please click here.   In this video, DHG begins demolition at 8:00 p.m. immediately after the bridge closes and is complete by sunrise the following day. This time-lapse video shows a 48-hour weekend of work for the demolition and reconstruction of one bridge.

For more project updates, please visit our Facebook page.


On Oct. 6, 2015, DH Griffin Companies demolished the Duke Energy Carolinas’ Cliffside Units 1-4 powerhouse at Rogers Energy Complex, located in Mooresboro, N.C. Units 5 and 6 continue to provide safe and reliable energy to the region.

By retiring, decommissioning and demolishing our older, less efficient coal units, Duke Energy has the opportunity to modernize our generation fleet to better serve their customers in the future. With the culmination of the demolition activities, with the help of DH Griffin Companies, Duke Energy will be able to move forward with their ultimate goal of removing the original powerhouse and restoring the site to ground level.

“It’s another landmark going away. I’m sure that the people who worked over there hate more than I to see it go.” — Reno Bailey, founder of

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Workers this week are removing the last vestiges of coal burning on the University of Georgia campus as workers dismantle and haul away tons of steel at the University of Georgia’s steam plant, where gas, oil and electric boilers generate steam to feed 7 miles of pipe buried beneath the UGA campus.

The steam heats and also cools about 100 UGA buildings, as well as feed such laboratory equipment as sterilizers.

After about a month of work cutting with torches and disassembling, workers with Demolition and Asbestos Removal Inc., have hauled away nearly 59 tons of steel, with about 19 tons now on the ground waiting to be shipped out. Those totals will rise much higher over the next two months before the job is finished, said David Spradley, UGA’s director of energy services. There’s no asbestos to be removed, he said.

After the Demolition and Asbestos Removal workers are finished removing the boiler and pollution-control equipment attached to it, a different set of contractors will install a new electrostatic boiler, which UGA facilities workers can shut on and off as needed, unlike the old coal plant, installed about half a century ago.

Once the temperamental coal boiler was turned on at the beginning of cold weather, it pretty much had to stay burning at least at a low level for the entire winter.
The $337,000 demolition project is part of a $4.5 million budget to replace the boiler, including $2.1 million to design and install a new electric transmission infrastructure, which will deliver power to the new electrostatic boiler from a UGA power substation. Another $2.4 million is earmarked for demolition plus the purchase and installation of the new boiler, Spradley said.

The new boiler is scheduled to be operational by November, well before January, when it’s likely to be needed first.

Athens air should be cleaner with the coal boiler gone, especially in winter and especially

in areas near the boiler and its smokestack.

The coal boiler was one of Athens’ largest stationary sources of air pollution, although automobiles and other vehicles are by far the largest contributor. In 2013, the boilers produced about 258 tons of sulfur dioxide and about 35 tons of particulate matter, according to reports UGA files with the state Environmental Protection Division.

Even natural gas, the main fuel for the boilers, produces some pollution. But the vast majority came from the coal boiler, Spradley said.

At one time, the coal boiler ran all year, but as UGA made its steam pipes more efficient over the past several years, the plant began operating just six months out of the year and then four months.


The change will also eliminate a big chunk of UGA’s landfill bill. The coal boiler generated about 10 tons of ash for every two days the boiler operated. Scrubbing and air cleaning systems that removed some pollution consumed about 22 tons of lime a month.



Overall, the electrode boiler will save UGA millions of dollars over the next three decades in operating costs and other expenses, Spradley said.

One thing will remain in place, at least for now – the tall smokestack that once vented exhaust from the boiler. University officials haven’t yet determined whether the smokestack should be considered an historic structure.

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D.H. Griffin’s Fleet has been making headlines lately over an efficiency improvement. In fact, Field Technologies Online reports, D.H. Griffin experienced a 70% improvement in efficiency and overhauled reporting with a new fleet management solution.

Trucking operations are subject to an ever increasing number of state and federal regulations, and keeping accurate records related to mileage, fuel consumption, hours of service, and other information is critical to avoid potentially hefty fines. For operators of large, busy fleets, gathering all of the necessary data manually is nearly impossible.

D.H. Griffin Wrecking Co. learned this firsthand when manual fuel tax record keeping led to inaccuracies that caught the attention of auditors. To address this issue, the company implemented an automated fleet management solution that has not only vastly improved the accuracy of its records, but also improved efficiency by nearly 70 percent.

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