Given the right environmental conditions mold will grow both indoors and out

Given the right environmental conditions mold will grow both indoors and out. Some conditions like relative humidity levels in the towns and cities where people live are beyond the control of the individuals, but there are lifestyle issues that can also contribute to moisture levels within a home. A space that is dark, warm, moist, and equipped with ample organic materials for feeding provides the ideal environment for mold to grow and reproduce.

Signs and Symptoms of a Mold Infiltration

Many clients report that they either saw or smelled mold growing inside their homes, and that was what let them to contact the contractors here at United Restoration and Construction. Other times the evidence was not quite as noticeable. Rather than seeing or smelling a problem some clients become medically ill for unseen reasons. Eventually many of these clients discovered a mold problem hidden deep within the walls of flooring structures of their homes. Once the mold remediation process was complete and the house was restored, the medical illness associated with mold and mold spores vanished. Common signs and symptoms include:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Chronic mucous secretions that are thick and located at the back of the throat
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion in nasal and sinus passages
  • Blurry vision
  • Red, watery eyes that have a burning sensation
  • Nausea
  • Skin irritation

If any of the above signs or symptoms are present when you are at home and you notice that they become less severe or disappear altogether when you’re away, it is possible that you are experiencing an allergic reaction to something in your home. That something could quite possibly be mold.

Clearing Out the Mold

Hiring a licensed team of professionals who have the right tools, equipment, and knowledge to mitigate a mold problem is usually the safest way to get rid it. Some well-meaning individuals may decide that their best line of defense against visible mold is grabbing ahold of the bleach bottle and spraying away. In theory this might be a good idea, but the reality is that bleach can disrupt mold and cause tens of thousands of spores to be released into the air. The experienced contractors here at United Restoration and Construction can eliminate mold problems safely, and can help restore health and wellness to your family by doing so.

 

Andre Abajian

WRT, ASD, AMRT, CMI, CIE

United Restoration & Construction, Inc.

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Phone: 949-474-1234

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