Frequently Asked Question
Yes, very often we do not see mold, but it is there and possess a musty smell which is unpleasant and quite dangerous. When you inhale air that has been contaminated with mold you are also inhaling mycotoxins and mold spores which are hazardous to your health and can cause multiple complications to your wellbeing.
Mold has a large impact on your health and could cause a variety of ailments such as, congestion, runny nose, cough, sneezing, itchy or watery eyes, headaches, and asthma like symptoms. If one is exposed to mold for a longer period it can lead to a bigger threat on your health like, chronic fatigue, depression, joint pain, pneumonia, and many skin rashes and many more complications to your health if mold is left untreated.
At New York Mold Specialist we recommend you not to remain in your household if it has been infested with mold, we suggest you contact us for professional help. Should I use a mold test kit to test the mold in my home? Home test kits are not something we recommend due to them being undependable and unpredictable. It is always best to seek professional help to be safe and have reliable results, unlike most home test kits.
It is always ideal to seek professional help but in some instances your homeowner’s insurances may cover the costs, but you will need verify with your insurance carrier. According to the Environmental Protection Agency one should seek professional aid if:
● The area that is infested with mold is over 10 square feet.
● Presume that mold is in your HVAC system.
● Mold or water damage is a result of contamination of water, that may be derived from a sewage.
Many believe that mold is not that difficult to remove however, it is a strenuous job. You need to start off by isolating the mold and set up negative pressure to prevent mold spores from spreading into other sections of your home. You must wear protection for your safety and lastly substitute permeable objects that have mold. What are ways to prevent mold? The most effective way to prevent mold is controlling the moisture in your home. Mold thrives in damp areas so constantly be on the lookout for leaks under your sink, and leaks on your roof. If you suspect your basement feels humid place a dehumidifier to get rid of excess moisture. When showering make sure to leave a fan on or open a crack of a window or door to eliminate the moisture that may lead to mold.
- After you have experienced any type of flooding or water issue.
- If you smell a musty unpleasant odor.
- If you are experiencing a leak that has been present for over 24 hours.
- If you notice stains on your furniture or building materials.
- You believe you may have mold even if it is not visible to you.
- If the residents of your home are suffering from a medical condition and the reason is unknown.
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As a reputed brand, we take pride in our professional mold removal services. Our team of experienced specialists is trained and equipped to handle mold remediation effectively, utilizing industry-approved techniques and equipment to ensure thorough mold removal from your home or business.
The cost of mold removal can vary depending on the extent of the mold infestation, the size of the affected area, and the specific services required. Mold removal may involve containment, removal of contaminated materials, cleaning, and prevention measures to prevent future mold growth.
We use industry-approved techniques and equipment to permanently remove mold from your property. We focus on addressing the root cause of mold growth, such as identifying and repairing the source of moisture and implementing preventative measures to eliminate them.
Yes, mold can be effectively removed from a house through professional mold remediation services. We follow industry standards and guidelines for mold removal, utilizing proper containment, removal of contaminated materials, thorough cleaning, and preventative measures to ensure effective mold removal from your home.
Mold removal can be complex and requires proper training, equipment, and knowledge of industry-approved techniques to ensure effective removal and prevent cross-contamination. Therefore, we highly recommend having mold removed by a professional mold removal specialist.
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