Any building that has suffered from water damage or problems with excess moisture is at risk of mold growth. There are thousands of different types of mold found outdoors and indoors. All present potential risks and become problematic when they start actively growing. If you find that your home or business has begun to show signs of mold damage, it’s important to act as quickly as possible to have it treated and remediated to reduce long-term risks to your property and improve air quality.
When mold damage is discovered in your property, there are many questions that may spring to mind. For example:
- Is mold dangerous?
- What can breathing in mold do?
- What kills black mold?
- How much does mold removal cost?
Without the correct assessment and remediation, mold can become dangerous and affect the structural integrity and air quality of your property. As mold specialists, we’ve put together some useful guides on mold damage to help you understand and identify the risks before acting to remove mold.
Understanding exactly what mold is, how it can become a problem in your property, and spotting the early signs of a mold problem is the first step to preventing mold damage. There are thousands of types of mold that you may come across in your daily life and being able to identify the problematic types is key in avoiding danger and preventing larger problems.
Mold may seem like a minor inconvenience when it appears but leaving it untreated can cause problems to escalate. Taking the time to understand different forms of mold and how they manifest themselves in a property could save you a lot of time, money and potential health issues.
Head to our What is Mold? page to find out more about mold and how it can become an issue in your property.
The Removal and Remediation of Mold
If your business or home has been affected by mold, it’s important to ensure that it is quickly and effectively removed before it can cause further damage to property. Mold removal and remediation is about much more than simply washing away the visible traces and requires an expert, professional removal and remediation plan.
At BELFOR, we specialize in the removal of mold from properties. With years of experience and the best mold removal teams in the industry, we can remove damaging and harmful mold growth from your property and help return spore count levels to normal.
BELFOR’s professional mold removal teams are considered the best in the industry. We were the first restoration company to issue mold guidelines in 2002, and we were contributing authors of the official industry ANSI/IICRC S520 (Standard) and R520 Standard and (Reference Guide) for Professional Mold Remediation.
Find out more about our professional mold remediation services.