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Here's What You Need to Know About Mold

8/27/2020 (Permalink)

mold growth Mold can grow undetected, so it's important to have your home professionally inspected if you suspect the presence of mold.

Mold can occur in your home or business under a wide variety of circumstances. You do not necessarily have to have a flood or any water damage to have mold growth, but if you have had any water damage that has not been professionally handled, you are a prime candidate for mold growth. 

Mold growth can sometimes be hard to detect. That's one of the reasons why you should hire a professional mold remediation team with the proper mold detection equipment. They can find mold growth in hidden areas where you may not even suspect.

If you have or suspect you have mold in your home or office, it is critical that you hire a professional mold remediation team to help prevent any health effects. 

Here are some important things to know about mold.

  1. Mold spores occur naturally almost everywhere, inside and outside. The spores are microscopic and float along in the air. That’s why it is so important to get the mold issue taken care of right away, even if you think you may not see a lot of mold or any its spores are floating in the air.
  2. Mold spores can enter your home by attaching to your clothes or your pet's fur. They can also come through windows, doors, and AC or heating systems.
  3. Mold spores love moisture and will grow into colonies if given the opportunity to live in the moisture. Finding the source of the moisture is very important because it must be done before any mold services can be done or the potential of regrowth is very high.
  4. Finally, mold often has a strong, musty odor that can help you identify where the mold is coming from and the cause of it or its growth.

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