Centerville Utah Mold Inspection Services
Why Mold Inspection In Centerville Utah May Be A Good Idea
Centerville Utah is subject to some severe weather from time to time – and there is always the danger of flooding. This can, in turn, increase the levels of moisture that are found in Centerville homes.
One of the effects of the increased moisture levels is that mold can become a serious problem. Mold thrives in moist environments and some types such as Black Mold (Stachybotrys chartarum) which has a black/green appearance. It thrives on surfaces such as fiberboard, gypsum board, and drywall all of which are commonly used in both residential and commercial properties. This is one of the more dangerous types of molds when it comes to affecting the health of those on the property.
However, other molds can also cause symptoms such as skin rashes, coughs, difficulty breathing, sneezing, and weeping eyes. Those with conditions such as asthma or who have allergies are especially susceptible to adverse effects of spores and other organic detritus that become airborne wherever mold is found.
Mold can be visible on surfaces – however, spotting that mold and cleaning it with specialized cleaning agents may only be a partial solution to the mold problem. Mold also flourishes inside walls and in areas that are hidden from plain sight, such as behind sinks and in darkened corners, and in hidden crevices in kitchen cupboards.
Homeowners in Centerville Utah who see evidence of mold or are subject to musty smells that persist even after vigorous cleaning should enlist the help of a professional mold inspection company.
Given the potentially harmful effects on the health of the occupants of the home or workers within a business environment, it is far better to be safe than sorry.
A professional mold testing or inspection company will perform a number of tests to gauge the extent of the problem. We may take air samples and even tape samples of visible mold. The samples will be sent to a lab which will then identify the type of mold that may be the cause of health problems. Once the mold is identified, we will formulate a course of action to deal with the problem.
We will identify the source of the moisture problem and suggest remedial action to correct the issue – or undertake repairs themselves. If the source of the added moisture in the home is not identified, mold will almost inevitably continue to grow.
Choosing the right mold inspection company can be a challenge. It is always better to opt for a local company with a track record of success in the area. If they have been around for some time there is a good chance that they will offer excellent customer service and be able to address the mold problem efficiently.
If you suspect that you may have a mold issue, take steps to correct it as a matter of urgency. Call in testing professionals so that you can sleep soundly knowing that the health of your family will not be affected by the presence of mold.