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The Importance Of Mold Testing

The Importance Of Mold TestingWhen a basement comes into contact with moisture, whether it is through the air or due to a leak, mold can begin to grow on wall surfaces, floor surfaces, carpets, ceilings, and most crevices of your property. While the mold is not universally dangerous to your health, there are some types of mold that can be, and learning just what type of mold you may be dealing with is important to ensuring your overall health and the safety of your property.

Mold can severely damage property, and if mold growth is allowed to take over a space, this can lead to thousands of dollars in damaged goods. Furniture, toys, clothing, carpeting, and anything that may have come into contact with the mold can become ruined depending on the severity of the problem and the type of mold present, so it is always important to check your basement area for mold regularly, and if any is found, to have that mold tested to know exactly what you may be exposed to.

In order to effectively eradicate a mold problem in the home, the mold should always be tested to make sure the best course of action is being taken. Different types of mold may require different removal techniques to ensure the problem does not arise again, and this is a job best left to the professionals. At AA Action Waterproofing, we can test for various types of mold found in the home and then take all of the necessary steps to ensure that the mold problem is sufficiently taken care of.

Because some types of mold, such as black mold, can seriously affect your health, it is also important to have any mold found in the home tested to ensure the safety of the occupants of your home is secure. Also, this is the main reason that this job should be left to the professionals. To an untrained person, coming into contact with mold may not seem like a big deal, as mold is a natural substance often found in the natural environment, however this could not be further from the truth. Certain safety measures should always be taken when dealing with mold, and only a professional will be able to carry out the safest possible course of action when it comes to mold testing and elimination.

We at AA Action Waterproofing perform various tests to identify the mold in your home, and our professionals are skilled in the art of testing and removing any unwanted mold before it becomes a problem to your property and your health. If you have mold in your basement, or any area of the home, call us today to begin the testing and elimination process!

This entry was posted in Mold & Mildew on April, 30, 2014