When to Call Mold Removal?
Mold can be a serious threat whether to a business or home. But it is sometimes inevitable to deal with molds especially if you got moisture trapped in ceilings, floors and walls. For this reason, properties that are in rainy climates and humid environments are more likely to deal with such issue down the road. Spores are being released by molds which are what spreads in the walls of your home or business. When such thing happens, pets and people living in the house can breathe in these spores putting them in high risk of being sick.
The sicknesses caused by molds are hard to identify primarily because of the reason that it is very similar to common illnesses.
Early stages – well at the beginning, the illness may seem to be influenza, allergies or cold. If breathed in smaller doses, these spores are enough to act as irritants of the nose, throat, eyes and lungs. Whether you believe it or not, runny or itchy eyes, runny nose, clogged sinuses and even coughing are the common symptoms. If you’ll take a closer look, all these said symptoms are general and non specific.
Next stages – say that your exposure going for long, then the next thing that might potentially happen is to suffer from more serious symptoms. Such can be dizziness or headaches or experience hair or weight loss. Normally, this is frequently a result of coughing up blood, fatigue, vomiting and diarrhea, which puts a toll on the body to absorb all the nutrients we consume. You may even experience skin rashes, sexual dysfunction, sores and memory loss. It’s at this stage when you have to call professionals and let them do mold removal.
Later stages – you will begin to experience the serious effects of mold if you have disregarded taking action with the infestation. Some of these may just be incurable as prolonged exposure may lead to bleeding lungs, blindness, brain damage, cognitive impairments, cancer and long term memory loss.
Solutions – remediation is the process called for doing mold removal. It’s called in such way as spores are virtually everywhere around the house and most of them are benign or low enough to be considered harmless. Because of this, they couldn’t be removed completely out of the property. But with remediation, it means reducing the amount of spores down to the safest level.
Professionals will take a visit to your house and perform inspection to be able to figure out the severity of the infestation. Then after, they will remove the mold physically and isolate the rooms affected to prevent the spores from ever spreading to other areas. Chemical agents like vinegar, borax, bleach and ammonia will be used in killing molds while porous materials might not be salvaged.