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Mold is a constant battle.

The US Environmental Protection Agency warns that molds may be harmful to people’s health. Molds produce mycotoxins, which are occasionally potentially toxic substances that can cause allergic reactions, irritants, and allergens. After breathing in, touching, or touching mold or mold spores, sensitive people may experience allergic reactions. It can be costly to remove severe mold infestations.

It’s possible that you’ll never be able to completely eradicate mold spores from your home because they are a natural and healthy part of our world. However, if you leave your home’s moisture or water unchecked and mold begins to grow, it could be extremely harmful to your health. You can quickly and safely remove mold from your home or place of business. Depending on the severity of your problem, mold remediation may take anywhere from one to seven days or longer to completely eradicate the main mold sources in your home.

“Many people suffer from mold with breathing challenges, such as allergens, asthma, lung disease, plus. Some people have such a sensitivity to mold, it is dehibitating for them. About 50% of our calls are for mold issues. We discuss what they have going on, come out and evaluate the space and make a plan to resolve the problem.”

—Sybil Hale, Owner, Pros Make Ready Sanitizing Services, LLC

Because mold growths( colonies) can appear in 24 to 48 hours after a water spill or leak, act quickly.

If your house is warm or muggy, this is especially true. If you need professional help and are past the DIY stage, mold remediation teams will come to your location. They will evaluate the severity of the mold problem, find all obvious and covert dampness leaks and sources, use specialized equipment to contain and stop mold spore migration, safely remove contaminated materials, dehumidify and dry infested areas, and seal any necessary areas.

In order to stop dishonest testers, the EPA suggests working with a testing agency that adheres to the analytical standards set forth by specialized organizations like the American Industrial Hygiene Association or American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists.

As soon as you can, keep an eye on your health for any potential symptoms. If you have asthma and are allergic to mold, running noses, sneezing, itchy or watery eyes, trouble breathing, skin irritation, and other mold-related symptoms can all cause asthma attacks.

If you think you are having mold symptoms, contact a local mold remediation specialist or even your doctor.

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