Have you discovered mold or suspect mold may be spreading in your home due to excess moisture? Mold poses a risk to both the health of everybody in your home and its structural integrity. Homeowners worried about this problem should contact a professional who will help them quickly identify and treat the root cause.
The experts at Honest Abe’s Home Services are able to conduct black mold removal and mold remediation services to homes in the Osage Beach, MO area. Get in touch with us if you want fast, effective solutions to your home’s mold problem.
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Health Risks Associated With Mold
One of the most immediate concerns with regards to the discovery of mold in your home is how it affects the health of everybody inside. A person’s reaction to mold might depend on which type they’re exposed to, but according to the EPA and CDC all molds could potentially cause:
- Difficulty breathing
- Cough or cold symptoms
- Irritation of the eyes, nose, throat or lungs
- Skin irritation
- Asthma attacks
- Allergic reactions
Homeowners should get in touch with a mold cleaning service as soon as possible in order to avert these issues. If you give us a call we’ll quickly jump into action and take charge of the situation.
What To Do When You Find Mold
It takes mold only a couple of days to manifest after a flooding event or other water damaging incident. Upon finding mold in your home, or if you strongly suspect its presence, there are certain things you can to do help remedy the situation. There are also ways to make it worse. Follow these guidelines:
- If the mold is contained within a room, keep the door closed if there is one
- Call a professional mold cleaning service to take care of the situation
- Cleaning mold with household disinfectants won’t kill mold, stay away from the affected area
- Don’t use a fan to dry the affected area as it may spread the spores
- Notify your insurance company if your policy covers mold growth
Due to the dangerous nature of this type of problem, it needs to be dealt with by an experienced professional. We have the skills and equipment necessary to conduct mold cleaning services. Contact us and we’ll get to work right away.