If you had water damage, see mold, smell a musty odor or just suspect that there is an air quality problem in your home it should be checked by a professional. Molds are fungi that can be found both indoors and out and grow best in damp humid conditions. Molds spread and reproduce by producing and releasing spores. Mold spores can survive harsh conditions that do not support normal mold growth. Even though your property may have dried out since a water damage event mold may still be present behind baseboards or behind walls and vanities. Some people are more sensitive to mold spores than others. Some people may experience symptoms such as eye irritation, stuffy nose, coughing, chest congestion, headache, or skin irritation.
Proper mold remediation involves air quality testing and identifying the cause of the condition that produced the mold. Then determining the extent of the mold damage and removal of all contaminated material followed by an air quality clearance test. PROPER CONTAINMENT INSURES NO CROSS CONTAMINATION TO OTHER PARTS OF YOUR HOME.