Mold, the Unnoticed “Pest”
When you think of pests, typically rats, mice, fleas, mosquitoes, and other such creatures come to mind. However, there is one living organism that threatens your home and your family’s health that can get overlooked, until it is too late. This pest does not make a sound, has no wings, yet flies. It has no legs, but travels everywhere. Mold, mold is a problem that can infest your home and threaten your family’s health. Per the Center for Disease Control mold can cause upper respiratory problems and allergies can be caused by mold.
Moisture and Warm Weather
Moisture and warm weather cause mold. Charlotte has both. Flooding brings mold, but a leaking roof or dripping plumbing can also cause mold. If mold appears on your walls, or other areas in your house, you may have a serious mold problem. Mold is a living organism that reproduces and spreads. Sure, you can wipe the mold off of the walls. However, the question remains, how did the mold get there? Mold needs moisture, you may a leaky roof or pipe that may be the culprit. If that is the case, mold can be growing in the interior of your walls.
Mold Cleaning Services Protect Your Home and Health
Mold is a health threat and will not just go away. Professional mold cleaning services may be necessary to eliminate mold from your home. Cleaning the walls, or other places mold appears, is treating the symptom and not the problem. Fungicides are used to kill mold. Professional mold cleaning services fumigate your home with a fungicide to kill the mold
However, that is not enough. The source of the moisture problem must be found and eliminated. City Wide Exterminating also can install a moisture proof barrier in crawl spaces and other areas to help eliminate the moisture that is necessary for mold to grow.
Mold is a serious health problem. Therefore, if you have mold, do not ignore it. Call the professional mold cleaning services of City Wide Exterminating.