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Mold Information

Mold can be found both indoors and outdoors. It is estimated that there are tens of thousands to perhaps three hundred thousand different kinds of mold. Mold grows best in warm, damp, and humid conditions. Mold reproduces and spreads by making mold spores. Mold spores can survive dry conditions, conditions that do not support normal mold growth.

The objectives of our services are to first, remove any and all abnormally high concentrations of mold in your house and second, to prevent it from returning by fixing the problems that are the source of any water, moisture or high humidity in or under your home.

Mold Spores move through the air, through water, and on people and their clothing. Airborne mold spores will spread by following air currents in your home, through air ducts and vents, and through the ground floor from your crawl space or basement. 40-60% of the air you breathe on the ground level of your home comes from your crawl space or basement!

Mold spores release mycotoxins into the air. Mycotoxins cause acute and chronic health effects when inhaled, ingested, or absorbed through the skin. These toxins can enter the blood stream and lymphatic system, inhibit protein synthesis, inhibit particle clearance of the lungs, damage macrophage systems, and increase sensitivity to bacterial endotoxin. This all can cause many health problems
Symptoms of Mold Exposure:
shortness of breath, cough , headaches , fatigue, weakness, flu-like symptoms, fever, chills , difficulty with thought processes, memory loss, loss of concentration, confusion, disorientation, dizziness, ... Read more!
There are four major elements that contribute to indoor mold growth:

  • Food Source
    mold feeds on all sorts of cellulose materials such as wood, fabrics, wall paper, and other materials commonly found in the home.
  • Temperature
    mold thrives in temperatures between 40 and 110 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Oxygen
    Although mold needs air, it grows best in areas of poor ventilation.
  • Water
    mold needs water, moisture or high humidity in order to grow. That's where we come in.