Remodels can be a fun time, especially if you are doing it yourself, but what happens if you discover mold growth? Mold can grow for a variety of reasons, but most commonly, it is from water damages. If your property has known water damage history, then that is likely where the mold growth started, if not, it could be from a broken pipe or a leaking roof. Mold grows faster in the Summer because of the warmth and humidity. If you have discovered mold stains, it is time to call a professional.
Why Should I Call a Mold Removal Professional?
Mold is not as hazardous as asbestos, but it can still make you ill. Mold causes symptoms that resemble seasonal allergies. Mold is a hazard to your health. This should be reason alone that you would call a certified professional for removal. Mold is also hard to remove if you do not have the right tools and sprays. Removing mold is quite the undertaking. All mold must be removed from the property, and the area cleaned and sprayed with specialized solutions to ensure it will not regrow. If any mold is missed during mold remediation, the mold will continue to breed and grow, causing mold stain to reappear.
Mold is considered a hazardous material, and professionals wear special respirators to remove mold from your property. Never attempt to remove mold from your own home; it is not safe and could make you extremely ill.
It is also crucial that the source of water is found that is causing the mold to grow. If the water leak or damages are not repaired, mold will continue to grow. If you spot any water stains or find a musty smell, call a certified hazardous removal company such as Colorado Hazardous Environmental to check for mold.