Now that summer humidity is here, it’s important to be on the lookout in your home or workplace for mold growth. At Ram Restoration, we are certified mold remediation contractors and will take the time to perform a mold remediation, so mold doesn’t grow back from the same cause. As your start to finish water damage restoration and mold remediation company, we are here to make sure your residential or commercial property is safe for people to be in. Do you know the signs you need a mold remediation? We’ve compiled a list that walks you through signs of mold in your residential or commercial property.
When mold starts to grow, you’ll notice a musty or stale smell. If you notice the smell without it going away, you’ll want to make sure you call a professional remediation company to stop mold from growing and prevent it from making people sick.
Development of Allergy Symptoms
Another common symptom of needing a mold remediation is an onset of allergy symptoms. Many times, the symptoms of mold growth mirrors allergy symptoms. Additionally, the symptoms can be worse for people who already have allergies or asthma and for older adults or younger children.
Some of the symptoms you’ll want to look for include:
- Red, itchy eyes
- Skin irritations
- Coughing and sneezing
- Having a runny nose
Discoloration Marks on Walls and Ceilings
When you have a lot of mold growth, it can start to affect the way your home or office space looks. Many times, people can tell when mold is present because of discoloration that appears on walls and ceilings. You can also tell if mold is growing because the discoloration will continue to spread over time if mold isn’t taken care of.
You’ve Recently Had a Flood or a Leak
The biggest telltale sign you need a mold remediation is if your home or workplace has recently had a flood or a leak. Mold starts to grow when there’s excess moisture which can come from a variety of sources, including a sump pump failure or too much humidity. If you have water damage or flood damage and call Ram Restoration, we’ll work with you on the restoration aspect to repair your space. But we’ll also take the time to perform a mold remediation, even if we don’t see mold growth. It can take 24 to 48 hours for mold to start growing, so it may not be visible when we arrive. But we’ll do the mold remediation to make sure it doesn’t affect you and your family or employees.
If you notice any of the signs you need a mold remediation, it’s best to call a mold remediation company. Ram Restoration is the best way to make sure your mold remediation job is completed correctly. Since 2002, we have been a locally owned and operated restoration and remediation company serving the Miami Valley communities, including Dayton, Springboro, Centerville, Moraine, and more. If you’re in need of a residential or commercial mold remediation, contact Ram Restoration today.