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When there is mold in the house, it has to be removed as soon as possible because it can cause very severe health issues without properly performed mold removal. If you are not sure if there is mold in the house but you are having some unexplained health issues, you should consider an inspection for hazardous mold presence.
Here are some symptoms of being exposed to mold in Houston: Coughing, Irritation of the eyes, Irritation of the throat, Nasal congestion, Respiratory difficulties, Sinus congestion, or Sneezing.
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Mold is a type of fungus that thrives in environments where moisture and humidity are in ample supply. Mold actually exists almost everywhere as a microbial organism. When it grows, it can manifest as a black, white, orange, green, or purple substance on a safe.
Mold can live almost anywhere but it mostly prefers places with a lot of moisture. The actual mold spores can travel through the air and that is how they spread from one place to another. People often ask how mold gets into their homes. Since mold spores are very versatile, they can travel by air and access your home or business premises via open doors, windows, chimney and vents. Mold can also be carried into the home on human clothing or pet fur.
Molds, like most fungi, can grow almost anywhere where moisture and organic material are available. In order to spread, mold releases spores which can spread through the air, water, or even on humans and animals.
Mold has a distinct, musty smell and appears as fuzzy, discolored, or slimy patches that increase in size as they grow. If you experience any of the above in your home, it means not only do you have a mold problem, it is also spreading.
Mold spreads rapidly where there is water (and water damage). That is why it is visible in bathrooms, shower stalls, bathroom tiles, and shower curtains, window moldings, the seal on the refrigerator door, surfaces on and around air conditioners, and in the attic.
Before beginning the mold removal and remediation process, TRU Basement Waterproofing technicians will create a containment area using plastic sheets and industrial-class duct tape. This is usually done if the mold infestation is more prevalent in certain areas of the house. The goal is to ensure the mold spores don’t spread. If there is water damage, this process also ensures that the damage is contained in one part of the house. This generally means that the homeowners don’t have to vacate the home during the mold removal and remediation process.
This typically depends on a number of factors such as how much mold is present, where the mold is growing (behind walls, etc.), and the materials it grows on. Also, it’s worth mentioning that mold almost always follows water leaks or water damage. This too has to be addressed and may affect the length of time it takes to complete the process. Generally, you can expect the process to take anywhere from 1 day to 5 days. For more info, call our customer service line at (610) 213-9995.
In some cases, mold in your home can make you sick, especially if you have allergies or asthma. Whether or not you’re allergic to molds, mold exposure can irritate your eyes, skin, nose, throat, and lungs. Here’s what you can do to combat mold problems, and take care of yourself and your home.