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Mold Growth In Your House? These Can Be Some Common Causes

There are many sources of damage to your house, but mold one of the worst. It diminishes the aesthetic appearance of the house and weakens its foundation. Mold growth can be caused by irregular maintenance. It may also result from poor construction, cheap material, neglected attention to detail, and more. Mold growth is also a common problem among older homes.

Whatever the case, it is essential that you contact an expert mold remediation company the moment you find growth in or around your home. Trust the team at  A A Action Waterproofing. Their qualified and well-trained team is certified in mold remediation and in determining the source of mold growth.

All homes have some level of moisture. It is excessive levels of moisture that can become dangerous. Visible signs of excessive damage include leakage from the ceiling, foundation, walls, and corners of the house. This could indicate a high likelihood of  mold growth. You should seek immediate professional mold remediation before the mold spreads elsewhere in the house.

Let’s take a look at some common causes of mold growth in a house:

  • Lack of maintenance

One of the causes of mold growth in your house is a lack of regular home maintenance. This includes roof maintenance, plumbing, and checking for excessive moisture in the basement. Homeowners need to conduct regular maintenance to prevent mold growth.

  • Bad ventilation

Poor ventilation in the house can also promote rapid mold growth. Poor ventilation occurs mostly during the winter months when doors and windows remain shut. Ensure that your home is well-ventilated year-round to prevent mold growth.

  • Wet or humid laundry rooms

Laundry rooms are damp environments, making them a favorite location for rapidly growing mold to take hold. Many homeowners leave the wet clothes hanging on the hamper or inside the washing machine for long periods of time. This  can cause rapid mold growth which then spreads over the rest of the house. Our expert mold remediators can conduct a comprehensive home remediation inspection and present you with a plan to achieve the best results.

  • Leaky pipes

Leaky pipes are another primary cause of mold growth in homes. Sewage pipes and home drainage systems are particularly vulnerable and exposed to moisture. Our experts at A A Action Waterproofing detect each and every possible source of mold growth, including poorly insulated and aged pipes, and treat them effectively.

We believe that home is the place where you will share your most valuable and memorable moments. That’s why we aim to give you full-proof mold remediation solutions so you can live in a healthy, beautiful and safe environment. Call us today and let us help!

This entry was posted in Mold Remediation on August, 21, 2018