Over the years, research has clearly indicated that exposure to certain kinds of mold can cause health related issues. On-going studies have proven that mold has been linked to the following health problems: Headaches Migraines Sinus problems and infections Rashes Chronic sneezing Watery or swollen eyes Allergy symptoms similar to hay fever Chronic...
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Q&A: What’s an easy way to find out if your house maybe has mold that you can’t see that is causing allergies?
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It takes only 48-72 hours for the growth of mold. Be sure all water damaged cavities and crawl spaces are dry and confirm that no repairs or refinishing is done until the entire area is thoroughly dried. If you have mold growth, make sure it...
The existence of mold in your home or business presents both health hazards and a risk to materials and personal belongings.
Mold is dangerous due to its ease of growth. Most molds grow naturally outdoors and can be easily carried into buildings through open windows, ventilation and air conditioning systems, as well as on pets, clothing, or shoes.
Once indoors, molds grow easily, needing nothing but moisture and a food source such as lint, ceiling tiles, drywall, insulation, carpets, upholstery or wood.
Health Hazards of Mold
Mold sensitivity is non-specific and depends on the type of mold present, the amount and degree of exposure, and the health condition of the occupant.