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Preventing Mold Infestation

Whenever property owners are looking out for potential disasters, they usually think big. Floods, fires, strong rains, and even burst pipes come to mind, but very rarely do they consider the events that could transpire once these fiascos have struck. Yes, even though their aftermaths can range from controllable to severe, there are various events that can start a secondary form of damage, and one example of a situation you do not want to encounter is mold infestation.

Looking harmless from a distance and fuzzy (or squishy) to the touch, molds are actually a great threat to you and your property. These microorganisms love to hide in environments that are damp, dark, and humid, and are usually caused by the presence of excess moisture. They tend to be seen in your basements, attics, crawl spaces, and busted tubes, and more often than not, they are constantly ignored.

The Dangers of Mold InfestationMold occupying a wall

Believe it or not, a lot of Americans do not see the potential hazards that are connected to mold infestation because of its physical appearance. However, we, at Restoration Renegades, urge you to take mold seriously. If mold is given the chance to conquer a vast amount of space, there is a big chance that the structural integrity of your buildings can be compromised and begin to seriously weaken. Areas with wooden items will experience a significant amount of damage, because molds encourage wood rotting; but the most dangerous effect of them all is that these organisms start attacking your health.

In order to spread, molds diffuse their spores in the air to search for another suitable environment. These microscopic specs contain mycotoxin, a harmful substance which is more commonly detected in black mold and is known to cause major health issues which include:

  • Incessant coughing and sneezing
  • Having difficulty breathing
  • Allergic reactions (both in the respiratory system and the skin)
  • Asthma
  • Lung cancer

When Cleaning and Drying is not enough, call in the Professionals!

Though a lot of do-it-yourself facts tend to say that keeping your spaces clean and dry will do the trick, there is nothing better than having an expert hand dealing with the problem. Here, at Restoration Renegades, we believe in the power of the professionals; and it is our job to help you look for the one that you prefer! Give us a call at: 1234567890 or visit our contact Restoration Renegades page so that we can search for the best restoration company around you area.