Mold, seasonal allergies, and even asbestos-related illnesses can all have the same symptoms. How do you distinguish if you have season allergies or a hazardous material in your home or business? There are a few ways to determine if you have regular seasonal allergies or hazardous material on your property. Below, we will discuss mold exposure symptoms and what you can do.

Mold Exposure

Mold can occur in your home from leaks, water damages, and humidity. Mold spores grow and breed in dark and damp areas. If you see mold stains in your home, you already have mold overgrowth. Mold exposure can lead to severe respiratory illnesses, including lung infections. Mold exposure can cause itchy eyes, coughing, and breathing problems. If you suffer from these types of symptoms year-round or they, become better when away from home, it is likely a containment in your home, causing your illness.

The best way to determine if a hazardous material is the root cause of your illness is to see a doctor. If you have water or mold stains, it is a good idea to call a hazardous removal company to check your home or property for mold growth. Mold growth is not always visible and can grow in crawlspaces, basements, attics, and between walls. A mold inspection by a certified hazardous materials removal company can ensure your home remains safe from hazardous contaminants. If your home or property does contain mold, it will need to be removed by a certified hazardous materials removal company, such as Colorado Hazardous Environmental.

The mold must be entirely removed from the property, and the source repaired to ensure no more mold will grow. It is vital that you hire a professional to remove mold from your home. Certified mold removal specialists have specialized equipment and sprays to ensure all mold is removed and that it will not grow back.