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The Health Risks of Mold Exposure

What is even more concerning than the property damage mold can cause are the health risks it presents to anyone who has been exposed to it. Continue reading to learn more about mold basics, mold health risks, mold prevention, and mold removal.

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Reasons to Avoid DIY Mold Removal

The following are questions to ask when considering a DIY mold removal task and the many reasons to avoid it. Save your health and your property by consulting a professional mold remediation company.

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How do you test for mold in your house?

You see mold in your basement, but is it affecting your child’s bedroom on the second floor?  Is it in my HVAC system moving throughout my house?  Is it under my wood floors, carpets, or behind my walls?  These are all pertinent questions and should be addressed and the only way to find out is by conducting a mold test. A brief description of the available tests will help you decide which you should choose…

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DIY Mold Removal – Yes or No

Is it a good idea to attempt mold removal on your own? It may look harmless, but mold is much more dangerous than it looks – see some helpful mold removal tips.

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Summer Nor’easter Leads to Serious Mold Concerns

Last weekend, the DC metro area saw heavy rainfall from the unseasonal “Nor’easter” that led to flooding in many areas. In some locations, or entire neighborhoods, power outages were common and rising water levels closed access to main roads. Many residents were away on vacation or caught unaware of basement flooding until days later. Homeowners and property management are now left dealing with the aftermath of the torrential rains.

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Mold Allergy – Symptoms, Causes, Risk Factors

In order to recognize allergies to mold, so that you can take the necessary precautionary measures to avoid serious health issues, you need to be able to identify the signs of mold-triggered allergic reactions and learn how to alleviate them. The most common symptoms of mold exposure involve respiratory problems, neurological complaints, and irritations of the skin and the eyes. Well-insulated homes trap moisture indoors, creating perfect conditions for mold growth. Therefore, living in a home with poor ventilation can also increase the chance of developing a mold allergy (or aggravate already existing mold allergy symptoms).