How Do we Know If we Have Mold? – Mold Remediation by WaterMold911

MoldWater9111 How Do we Know If we Have Mold?   Mold Remediation by WaterMold911
By Lisa Cozzi

If we have asked yourself this doubt before, we are not alone; we accept calls from South Florida homeowners utterly mostly seeking a same doubt usually given they are not sure. Your home might have a flat smell, or we could be experiencing mold symptoms such as runny nose, headaches, or allergies.  One thing we can't control is a fact that we live in a wet sourroundings in South Florida and a odds of mold expansion is many larger in a wet climate. However, we should not be vital with mold in your home as mold could impact a peculiarity of a atmosphere we breathe

If we called South Florida Water and Mold Restoration and asked “how do we know if we have mold?”, we would ask we if there was any kind of H2O damage, inundate or H2O trickle in a property. If we did knowledge a H2O intrusion, we would ask if a area was scrupulously dusty with a use of dehumidification and atmosphere movers (fans) immediately after a H2O intrusion. If not, there is a good probability mold could have grown as mold usually needs a food source such as drywall, cabinetry or flooring, and dampness to grow and amplify. If we can visibly see mold on a walls, floors or cabinetry, it might be too late to deliver a building materials as porous materials infested with mold can't be cleaned.

One some-more cause to examine is a probability that mold has infested a atmosphere we breathe. When mold grows, it forms mold colonies that can release little mold spores into a atmosphere and, as a atmosphere is circulated in a HVAC/duct system, a mold is also being circulated. This means that a mold problem in a Kitchen could cranky pervert other tools of your home by roving by a HVAC/duct system. If this occurs, a HVAC and channel complement might need mold cleaning and sanitization.

Another form of mold problem that we smell and might not see is referred to as a steam driven or miss of steam control emanate (aka condition 2).  We live in a wet climate so we need to make certain a inside of a homes are not wet and we do this by gripping a steam low by regulating an HVAC complement to cold a area. The steam inside a skill should be between 40-60%, if it goes above 60%, a probability of mold expansion is likely.  If we have this form of mold problem, it’s critical to have a protected HVAC executive check a system. Typically, with a condition 2 mold problem, we might see a white or immature light powdering on your garments or seat or we might not see anything. This means that mold is combining in a atmosphere due to a dampness calm from a high steam and a mold is settling onto surfaces. A mold remediation for a steam driven mold problem is a full clean down of all surfaces with an antimicrobial resolution and HEPA vacuuming all surfaces.

The many accurate and arguable proceed to know a border of your mold problem is to have an atmosphere representation taken; this is referred to as an atmosphere peculiarity test. At a minimum, a representation of a influenced area is taken, and a representation outward a property. Once a atmosphere representation is taken, it will be sent to a 3rd celebration laboratory to establish if a mold spore count is towering and a form of mold species. Usually, a exam formula come behind within 24-48 hours of a atmosphere sample.  It’s critical to note that a mold remediator should not be conducting mold testing. Always sinecure a state protected mold assessor to exam for mold, and a state protected mold remediation company to safely mislay mold, never use a same association for both as it could benefaction a dispute of interest.  As a side note, we have perceived many calls from homeowners who purchased a mold pack from home repository to establish if they have mold and they would tell me it came behind certain for mold. Don’t rubbish your money, a home repository mold pack is not accurate, and given we live in a wet climate, it will grow mold roughly anywhere we place a kit.

If we accept a exam formula from a atmosphere peculiarity test, greatfully hit us at  954-923-3340 or contact us to report a giveaway consultation to plead a best proceed for a protected and effective mold remediation.  Please feel giveaway to hit us with any questions we might have.

South Florida Water and Mold Restoration, Inc.
1221 Stirling Road, Unit 113, Dania Beach, FL 33004
Phone: 954.923.3340 – Fax: 954.639.7634

  • Broward • Dade • Palm Beach
  • State of Florida Licensed General Contractor • CGC#062768
  • State of Florida Licensed Mold Remediator #MRSR142
  • IICRC Certified – Institute of Inspection Cleaning Restoration #182345

South Florida Water and Mold Restoration, Inc. is a State Licensed General Contractor and Mold Remediator, specializing in H2O repairs restoration, mold remediation, fire/smoke damage, replacement work, flooring and runner cleaning.