Many homeowners underestimate the dangers of mold. While most people only think of it as being unsightly, many types of mold can be hazardous to your health as well as the structure of your home.
Mold growth can spread quickly so it is important to react quickly to flooding and other water damage that has taken place.
Signs Your Home Could Have Mold
The following are common indications that there is a significant amount of mold growth in your home:
- Strange odor coming from chimney
- Your eyes are watery and stinging
- Tingling or itchy skin
- Your asthma is acting up
- The paint is bubbling on your walls
- You’re coughing more than usual
- Your house smells musty
Free Initial Mold Inspection
For your peace of mind, we will complete a free initial mold inspection on your property. Once completed, we will provide you with next steps and even have the ability to bill your insurance directly if needed.
Steps to Take if you Find Significant Mold in Your Home
Mold can quickly spread within 24-48 hours so it is important to quickly take action to have it removed. We advise following the below steps if you encounter mold growth:
Step 1: Take care of any water/flooding
Step 2: Check for other issues such as leaks
Step 3: Determine if mold testing or remediation is needed
Step 4: Check if your insurance company provides coverage
Never Complete Mold Remediation Yourself
Mold remediation is a dangerous job that should be left for the professionals. Due to misconceptions, cross contamination, and the potential for hidden mold, it is a good idea to call on our experts for all of your mold removal needs.