Potential Effects of Mold Health Hazards

The mere idea of mold growth from water damage causes a homeowner headaches. These varieties of fungi are numerous and result in different degrees of damage or discomfort. Molds create airborne spores, which disperse easily. Spores are common and can survive in environments where mold growth isn't likely. Mold usually thrives in damp environments where a food source, such as wood or drywall, exists.

Spores from water damage-based mold can lead to various health hazards, mostly from a breathing or respiratory standpoint. It's recommended that you check your home or workplace for mold growth regularly. Undetected or unaddressed mold growth can lead to ill health effects and potential structural damage to your property. It's worth stopping mold growth with any means possible, including professional assistance.

How Mold Growth Can Impact Your Health

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Widespread or severe mold growth can lead to the following mold-related health hazards. All American Cleaning & Restoration is your superior solution for battling these potential effects of mold growth:

  • Asthma
  • Sneezing
  • Wheezing
  • Coughing
  • Runny nose
  • Chest pain
  • Itchy eyes, skin

Infants, children, and elderly can be more at risk. Those with weakened immune systems due to HIV, liver disease, cancer, or chemotherapy should avoid areas contaminated with mold.

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Reduce Mold Growth & Health Hazards 

Mold grows in moist environments, so your top priority should be to dehumidification of any damp indoor environment. Good steps to take:

  • Ask a professional to perform a checkup.
  • Indoor humidity should be 40 to 45%.
  • At least once a year, check the duct system for mold growth.
  • Watch out for plumbing and appliance leaks. It can hasten mold growth.
  • Run the exhaust fan for at least 20 minutes after cooking or showering. Exhaust fans should be directed outside a structure.

Don’t Let Mold Risk Your Health, or Others' | Call All American Cleaning & Restoration

Your health is your primary wealth. For your health's sake, it's recommended that any mold be removed ASAP. When you spot mold, call the All American Cleaning & Restoration experts. We assist customers with mold assessment, mold removal, mold remediation, and much more in Rexburg, Idaho Falls, Blackfoot and across our Idaho service area. Call us today at 208-203-1512 or contact us online to learn more and arrange a consultation. Our RIA-certified experts with decades of experience will contact you. Ask about our free, no-obligation estimates.

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