Discovering mold in your Calgary home or business is never a pleasant experience, but do you know all of the risks associated with mold growth? Once you do, you may want to have it removed as quickly as possible.
Mold is often caused by water in the home due to condensation, or most commonly from a flood. Since mold can do a lot of damage to your home or business, it is very important to stop its growth as quickly as possible. Mold can be detected through its distinct musty smell, or by visual growth on walls, ceilings, or floors. When you suspect mold to be present, call your local mold removal company as soon as possible. Even if you do not have the resources to repair or replace affected areas, the first step is to dry out the areas and remove all mold so that your wallet is saved from further damages.
Many people are often surprised at how quickly mold can spread, but water needs to only sit on a surface for 48 hours before mold can start growing. This means that in a short period of time a large area can be covered in mold. This can affect things such as drywall, furniture, carpet, flooring, or even decor. You can save these items from destruction by contacting your mold removal services promptly and without delay. Since it is very hard to remove all mold spores without specialized equipment, do not attempt to do it yourself. This method may offer a temporary fix, but it will only lead to further mold growth and potential health risks for you and your family.
Since flood damage is a common problem in many households, people should be aware of mold growth and it’s damaging effects. Not only is mold damaging to your belongings, it can also accelerate the rotting of materials in your home such as beams. At the first sign of flood damage, a mold removal service should be brought in to detect hidden mold. Not only is mold dangerous for the structure of your home, but it can impact the health of your family too. Mold can cause allergic or asthmatic reactions and upper respiratory infections that make it hard to breathe easy in your home. These symptoms with continue if you leave your mold problem to grow.
Mold is a tricky problem, and it can often hide in areas that are hard to reach and see. Since cleaning visible mold does not always solve the problem, it is best to leave mold removal to the experts who will make sure every spore is gone. At Extreme Quality Restoration, our trusted professionals will leave your home spotless and mold free. Not only will your furnishings and building structure be saved, but your air quality and health will be protected too.
Contact us below today if you have mold in your Calgary home.