Mold Remediation and Removal
It is always best for a professional to evaluate the problem. Why the mold is there is the first thing a professional will investigate. Usually, mold comes from moisture and can occur inside or outside of the home.
First, you should know the warning signs of mold. Mold issues are very common in the walls and ceilings of buildings and homes. It most likely will appear as a circular pattern as if it is or was wet. Mold can come in many colors such as green or black.
Mold can only grown under certain conditions. If you find that certain areas are warm, dark, and any condensation of any kind, this is likely to be the culprit.
Who to Call
Hiring a professional for mold remediation and removal is your best bet. A professional can remove any mold and prevent it from returning. You will also find that a professional can apply a antibacterial coating that can be used even on surfaces that can and may come in contact food which is much safer and effective than any other do-it-yourself project.
Water damage is one the most common causes of mold. If this is the case, you may find water damage restoration to be very helpful which is offered with mold remediation as well. Some areas of the home may need to be addressed as well, such as a crawl space. A professional can assist you with this by sealing and dehumidifying this particular area and others that either have caused mold issues or may in the future.
Mold bacteria can begin to grow within 24 to 48 hours if the conditions are right. If you have experienced any symptom of mold such as allergies that relate to sneezing, congestion, irritated swollen eyes, or coughing, you may have a mold infestation in areas you cannot see.
As soon as you notice any sign of mold or if you are experiencing these symptoms, you should take action immediately and contact a professional.
By the time you have noticed mold growing, it has probably came from another place in the same building. Usually, the problem is much larger than what you can see.
Are you looking to refresh your LA home with mold remediation and removal? Call Common Sense Inspections today at (323) 372-2666, and get the right professionals on the job.