The humidity that our region in the U.S. brings can be very tough on us, as well as our home or business. The problems this humidity and moisture brings is mildew and mold. Mildew and Mold are simple microscopic organisms that live and breed in a moist environment. The unfortunate characteristic about mold is that it can start to grow in just 24-48 hours. The surfaces that mold and mildew like to grow on include wood, drywall, insulation, wallpaper. These make up the vast majority of materials used in construction. Call Heaven’s Best for our Mold Remediation services to ensure your home is safe from mold.
You may think a small spot of growth isn’t a huge issue. However, mold “seeds” travel through the air. Then whatever the mold comes in contact with they reproduce and grow on. That small spot of growth will spread. It will spread throughout your basement, attic, crawlspace, or home. Before you know it, it will become colonies of mold. Eventually causing structural damage to your home or business. Our goal is to stop it before it gets to that point and prevent it from happening again.
Mold Affects Your Health
Then there’s another issue with mold: Health problems. There are many different types of molds that we are around from day to day. The most common being allergens that most people can handle in small quantities. Issues arise when certain molds are present, or when someone inhales any mold in high concentrations. Some people are at the higher risk for health issues from mold than others. These people include pregnant women, children, infants, elderly, and those with existing immune or respiratory problems. Don’t risk it and have Heaven’s Best give you a free estimate on mold remediation.
Health-related symptoms that can be caused by mold include;
- Difficulty breathing (wheezing, asthma attack, etc.)
- Eye irritation (burning, watery, redness)
- Nose or throat irritation (Sneezing, bloody noses, etc.)
- Skin rashes or hives
- Headaches, memory loss, mood changes
Symptoms may become more severe the more time you spend around any type of mold. The most severe of these symptoms being mycotoxins.
Mold can be a very intimidating and irritating problem to have. Fortunately, our team of experts knows how to locate, identify, and take care of all of your mold issues.
Identifying the precursors to mold can be tricky to the untrained eye. Give us a call today for an in-home comprehensive inspection for your home or business. Get a free estimate for our mold remediation services today!