Why You Should Hire ADK Healthy Home Before Mold Remediation
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Ten Things You Should Know about Mold
How Mold Effects Our Health
Potential health effects and symptoms associated with mold exposures include allergic reactions, asthma and other respiratory complaints.
Killing Mold With Vinegar, Bleach or Hydrogen Peroxide
If mold is a problem in your home, business, or school, you need to use a EPA approved product with the intended purpose to kill mold spores. Using other products could actually increase mold growth and be harmful to your health. Always use full personal protective equipment when attempting DIY mold remediation.
How To Prevent Mold In A House
Reduce indoor humidity (to 30-60%) to decrease mold growth by: Venting bathrooms, dryers and other moisture-generating sources to the outside; Using air conditioners and de-humidifiers; Increasing ventilation; Using exhaust fans whenever cooking, dishwashing and cleaning.
How To Kill Black Mold On Drywall
Absorbent materials such as sheet rock and ceiling tiles, that are moldy, will need to be replaced or mold growth will continue otherwise.
Can Mold Grow In Carpet
In areas where there is a perpetual moisture problem, do not install carpeting (i.e., by drinking fountains, by classroom sinks, or on concrete floors with leaks or frequent condensation).
Mold Is In Every Home
There is no practical way to eliminate all mold and mold spores in the indoor environment; the way to control indoor mold growth is to control moisture.
How To Get Rid Of Mold In The Shower
Fix the source of the water problem or leak to prevent mold growth. Make sure areas that would get wet during use are sealed from any organic or absorbent building materials. Increase ventilation, dry after every use if necessary.
Does Home Insurance Cover Mold
Home Insurance will only cover mold growth if the moisture source was present due to at event that “happened all of a sudden” and not “over time due to a defect in the home or building”. make sure to clean and dry any damp or wet building materials and furnishings within 24-48 hours of the water intrusion to help prevent mold growth. Some insurance companies will offer a mold policy in addition to your current policy.
How To Prevent Condensation
Reduce the potential for condensation on cold surfaces (i.e., windows, piping, exterior walls, roof, or floors) by adding insulation and ensure proper ventilation in ares exposed to high moisture (i.e., attics, bathrooms, closets, or basements) Condensation is one of the leading causes for mold growth in a home.
How To Find Mold In A House
Mold can be found almost anywhere; Mold can grow on virtually any substance, providing moisture is present. There are different mold types that can grow on wood, paper, carpet, and foods. Sampling is the best way to be sure that what you are seeing is in fact mold and if it could affect you in a potentially harmful manor.
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