Signs Your Property Has a Mold Problem
Mold affects not just your property and its contents but is harmful (and can even be deadly) for you, your children, family, friends, co-workers, and anyone else who share the property with you. We have witnessed firsthand the health effects that mold damage has had on property owners. The damage done to their home or business is nothing compared to the overall health issues that mold brings. With that said, it is imperative that you contact us immediately at the first signs of mold.
Some signs that your home or business has a mold problem include:
- Mold on Walls
- The presence of visible mold
- Strong, musty odors
- Any evidence of past moisture problems that might have caused undetected mold growth
- Recent water damage
- Excessive humidity
Remember, if you can see mold, there is likely a lot more mold that you cannot see. It is important that you contact a professional mold remediation company, like Got Damage? Fire & Water Rescue, that can detect hidden mold and ensure that it is entirely removed from your home or commercial space.
What you should know about black mold
You’ve probably heard horror stories about black mold, so the idea that it could exist in your home might be terrifying. However, understanding how to control and prevent this toxic mold is important. You need to have the ability to identify black mold in your Concord, CA home in case you ever come across it.
In most cases, black mold will be found in areas that are humid, warm, and damp. The most common areas are crawlspaces and basements with lots of moisture, which helps mold to grow. While you may be accustomed to mold that is gray or green, black mold is signified by its black color. This makes it simple to identify in your own home.
The problem with black mold is that it can cause health problems and allergic reactions. The symptoms of exposure to black mold vary based on the length of exposure and how prevalent the mold is.
Common symptoms of black mold exposure include:
- Eye irritation
- Chronic coughing
- Nose or mouth irritation
If the exposure is prolonged, exposure may also cause vomiting, nausea, and bleeding nose and lungs. Due to the major health issues that mold can cause, it’s important to be aware of mold in the home for prevention and control. If you are looking for a contractor to help with the mold in your home, Got Damage-Fire Water Rescue can help!
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During the inspection, your mold remediation expert will also try to find the cause of any issues, utilizing infrared cameras and moisture meters.
All mold remediation jobs are different, however, all contain several of the same steps, including:
- Containing the areas that have mold prior to starting the remediation
- Inserting negative air scrubbing units to filter the air for mold spores during remediation
- Proper removal, bagging, and disposal of mold-affected materials
The Three R's: Removal, Remediation & Repairs
Once mold is detected, our primary objectives are to remove the mold and remediate the surrounding areas as soon as possible. We quickly remove the damaged areas and remediate all affected surrounding areas. During this process, our highest priority is to bring air quality back to an acceptable level. To do this, we utilize HEPA filtration devices to filter your air and continuously improve the air quality.
Once remediation is complete, the third-party licensed mold hygienist returns to conduct post-tests. These post-tests are used to verify that all mold has been removed. Got Damage? Fire & Water Rescue warranties all of our mold remediation work once a clean post-test has been received.
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