Mold Inspection and Testing Golden Gate
Avoid Costly Damages by Having your Property Professionally Inspected & Tested for Mold
At Mr. Dry Services, we have been providing professional and reliable mold inspection and testing in Golden Gate and SWFL since 1999. Mold is something that can not only affect your home but your health as well. When dealing with mold it is important to address the problem quickly to avoid it from spreading and affecting larger areas. Our team at Mr. Dry Services is dedicated to providing quick 24 hour emergency response for water damage and mold remediation to help you control your mold situation and properly treat the affected areas.
Most Common Areas in Your Home for Mold to Grow
While mold can grow anywhere in the home, the most common places are high moisture areas. Two of the most common high moisture areas include:
Bathrooms are one of the most common areas of the home to experience mold growth due to the many water sources and high humidity. Areas in the bathroom that are most susceptible to mold are the shower, bathtub, grout, bathroom mats, and even towels if they are frequently put away while still wet.
The kitchen is one of the busiest rooms in the house with many areas susceptible to mold growth. The kitchen sink is very vulnerable especially when dirty dishes pile up, food goes through the garbage disposal and wet sponges are left and collect bacteria. Another area in the kitchen is your microwave and stove. These appliances are used day after day so it’s important to keep them clean and dry to prevent them from becoming an area for mold to grow.
Signs of Mold
Mold is something that should not betaken lightly and should be addressed as soon as possible. If you observe any of the following you should call Mr Dry to schedule a mold inspection and testing.
- Discoloration or stains on walls, ceilings, or inside cabinetry. Mold can be black, green, brown, yellow or white. It can also take on a fuzzy appearance
- You notice a musty or unusual odor in your home
- Damp walls or condensation
- Spotting on your ceilings could be an indication that you have a leaking roof or leaking pipes in your attic.
- You’ve identified leaks from your appliances, sinks, toilets or drains
- Any indications by you, members of your family and even your pets of the negative health symptoms outlined above
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What Are Some of the Harmful Health Effects of Mold?
There are different types of mold and some are more dangerous than others. But all molds should be treated as dangerous and eliminated. Black mold is considered very dangerous and can lead to major respiratory problems. The elderly and babies are particularly susceptible to health hazards caused by mold. Even pets suffer from the health hazards of mold. People with chronic respiratory conditions or those with weaker immune systems are extremely vulnerable. Here are some of the symptoms that would indicate you have a mold problem, even if you can’t see or smell it.
- Skin or eye irritation/blurred vision/tearing eyes
- Allergic reactions/skin rashes
- Migraines/headaches and joint pain
- Sinus congestion/asthma like symptoms/hacking cough
- General fatigue or feeling of weakness
- A metal taste in your mouth
- Body temperature swings
- Feeling disoriented or a feeling of memory loss
- Abdominal pain/bloating/diarrhea
Why You Should be Concerned About Mold
Mold can grow at a fast and rapid pace in a few short days after water damage occurs. When you can see signs of mold or smell the odor of mold you are dealing potentially with millions of mold spores. The negative effects of mold to the structure of your home are bad, but the health hazards associated with mold in your home or business are far more dangerous.
If you’ve experienced water damage of any kind, trying to deal with the aftermath by yourself may not be enough to avoid the harmful effects of mold growth. What would be a simple clean up job today could evolve in to a significant mold or structural problem in the months ahead if not identified and treated properly. DIY kits are not enough and are not as accurate as testing done by professionals. If you see some indication of mold it’s highly likely that there is mold in your property that you can’t see. And that’s why you need a professional.
Get the Facts on Mold
Be Safe – Contact Mr. Dry Services
Having mold issues in your home is something which should not be taken lightly. If you’ve discovered you have mold or just suspect you have a mold problem, don’t hesitate. Call or contact Mr Dry Services for mold inspection and testing of your Golden Gate property. Our certified technicians will perform a reliable and accurate mold inspection and testing of your property. Should our inspection and testing detect mold in your home we can eliminate the problem and get your life and property back to normal.
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