Mold Damage Tips
If you’ve discovered mold growing in your home, you’ll likely have a lot of questions and concerns. You’ve probably heard that certain types of mold growth can be very dangerous, and you’ll want to know if the growth is putting the health of your family at risk.
Here are some facts about mold growth:
- Mold is ubiquitous. And it’s virtually always in the air. However, indoor air quality can be compromised when mold levels become pronounced. Mold always grows as a result of moisture. Keep in mind; mold is never the problem, but a symptom of a problem. That problem being water or moisture. Pipes burst and leak, flooded basements, high humidity, dew point problems and other water damage situations can cause abnormal mold growth.
- If there are health concerns related to a potential indoor air issues, it is prudent to seek the advice of a physician who specializes in allergies. If this medical professional determines that there may be an indoor air concern, understand that our qualified team at Kelmann can help. We can help put a plan together that will solve your problem.
- Mold sometimes grows in hidden spaces, so you won’t always be able to see it on your own. However, there are various signs that indicate mold might be growing in a building, including: A musty odor in your home, signs of water damage on walls, ceilings, or floors, and even symptoms of respiratory allergies in building occupants. And if an assessment is requested, Kelmann is well versed to assist.
- Keeping building materials dry is the key to reducing the risk of mold damage. However, if building material does become wet for a significant time, mold often presents itself. If a professional solution is either required or preferred, be assured that Kelmann follows our strict industry standard of care when performing remediation. Our standards are high. We are the preferred vender offering remediation solutions to numerous healthcare facilities including hospitals and nursing homes.