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Finding mold in your home is never beneficial. In fact, mold can pose a threat to your home as well as your overall health. Therefore, it must be taken care of immediately. Aside from the fact that it looks unsightly and unclean, mold has ramifications for people’s health. Mold spores that land in a wet or damp location can begin to grow and can produce allergens, irritants, and potentially toxic substances, affecting indoor air quality and occupant health.
Continuous exposure to mold in home environments can cause or worsen homeowners’ pre-existing health conditions.In this article, we will be going over the many different types of mold as well as go into detail as to how to remove this mold. Continue reading below to learn more about this process and how to take caution when it comes to dealing with mold infestation.
Before we go into the detail of the different steps to take in order to prevent the growth of mold throughout your home, it is important to first understand the different types of mold. Each different kind of mold has its own characteristics; therefore, it is important to understand what you may be dealing with. Harmful molds include:
Not only is black home extremely harmful for your home but it can also cause harm to your overall health. Therefore, it is important to catch black mold before in the early stages or work to prevent it at all costs. In order to learn how to eliminate as well as prevent black mold, you must also first be able to identity it. With that being said, how can you identify black mold?
Black mold typically grows on drywall or wood and thrives in specifically damp areas. Due to the fact that black mold often grows inside walls, most people within the building can smell the black mold before it is even visible.
Therefore, if you find that there is a lingering smell within the building, it might be a good idea to have this looked at sooner than later.
In order to prevent any dangers to your health, here are a few simple steps to take in order to prevent the growth of mold within your building:
As we all know, mold can cause severe problems for anyone involved and should therefore be taken very seriously. Mold is known to release microscopic spores that may cause allergic reactions, runny noses and sneezing, as well as irritating and even injurious odors. With that being said, let’s go ahead and dive into the details of the mold removal process.
Step 1: Educate yourself on the role moisture plays when it comes to mold growth
Assessing mold growth involves more than just looking at what is clearly visibly growing on the walls or in a corner. Mold can be an invisible intruder, growing behind and around what you first see. Such devious behavior requires inquisitive thinking.
First, is it important to understand that behind all mold growth is a water or moisture problem. Then, you must be able to become a master of moisture. This means that you will know where moisture comes from and how it gets into the home. The ultimate goal of these two steps is for warranty representatives to identify a moisture source and use its location to help locate all mold growth, not only what is immediately visible.
Step 2: Document the mold situation and create a mold remediation plan
Before beginning the mold removal process, it is important to ensure that you document the mold situation with photos or videos of the contamination. This will allow the warranty team supervisor to use the documentation to develop a remediation plan. In addition to this, the documentation the process can also help manage liability for your company or point to larger trends in mold growth.
Step 3: Figure out the extent of the mold contamination
Mold may not always grow in one area, so you need to figure out how much contamination you’re really looking at. Calculating the extent of the contamination will impact how you approach mold removal and clean up. The goal of mold removal is to clean up mold growing within the home, and to avoid exposing homeowners to large amounts of mold.
Step 4: Remediate mold contamination
Mold removal and remediation will always involve cleaning up existing mold while avoiding exposure to oneself as well as homeowners, as well as preventing new growth by addressing the moisture source. In order to properly remove the mold contamination throughout your home, it is important to follow these specific guidelines below:
Step 5: Ensure that the mold cleanup has been successful
In order to properly ensure that the mold cleanup process has been successful, be sure to follow these guidelines below:
Now that you have a better understanding on the different types of mold as well as all of the damage it can cause to your home as well as your health, it is important to get a mold inspection. Scheduling a mold inspection can help ensure everything in your home is operating safely. Get a free estimate for mold removal from a Licensed and Insured Company.
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