When you find mold, you want it taken care of as soon as possible. It reduces your risk of getting sick from being around mold. In order to detect mold quickly in your home or office, you’ll have to be diligent in performing regular mold checks. But, for those checks to be effective, you’ll need to know what you’re looking for. To help in your regular mold checks, we’ve compiled this list of telltale signs of mold. If you do discover mold, you’ll want to contact a professional mold remediation company. That’s where Ram Restoration can help.
Unexplained Allergy Symptoms
If you’ve lived in the Miami Valley for long enough, you know what your allergy symptoms are. You also know when your allergies are bad. If you have unexplained allergy symptoms, it could be a sign of mold sickness, which means you’ve been around mold somewhere. Some of the symptoms of mold sickness may include a sore throat, watery eyes, a stuffy nose, and sinus headaches.
Mold has a distinctive smell associated with it. If you notice a musty smell in your home or office and can’t figure out what it is, it might signal mold is growing somewhere. While you may want to wait to see if it’s mold or something else causing the musty smell, you don’t want to wait too long. The longer you’re exposed to mold, the more likely you’ll get sick or develop more severe symptoms.
Past Flooding Problems
Has your home or office flooded in the past? Depending on how often it floods, it could be a sign of potential mold growth. The more often your space floods means there’s an increased risk of mold growing. If you’ve had lots of floods in the past, you’ll want to be on the lookout for any mold growth. And if you do have a flood, you’ll want to contact a company that treats the problem and works to prevent growth in the future.
You Find Water Damage
Finding water damage is a sign that mold growth is right around the corner. Mold can start growing in the right conditions in 24 to 48 hours. So as soon as you find water damage, you’ll need to call the professionals to take care of your restoration. At Ram Restoration, we’ll treat the water damage and perform work to make mold doesn’t start to grow at the same time.
Finally, you’ll want to know visible mold looks like. Many people think mold may be grime, especially if the mold is in the kitchen. By knowing what mold looks like, you’ll know what to look for during your mold checks.
Mold presents a serious health hazard. As soon as you find it in your space, you’ll need to get it treated. Ram Restoration can help. We treat the mold in your space and work to fix the cause of the mold in the first place. We’ll also take steps to prevent mold from growing in the same spot in the future. Choose a mold remediation company that’s ready to put a stop to mold growth when you see the telltale signs of mold. Contact Ram Restoration today.