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Tuesday 26 February 2019

Mold in the House? Here’s Why You Need a Professional

Posted by at 3:00 PM

When you find mold in your house, you need to get rid of it as quickly as possible. Mold spores that come into contact with moisture will spread all over your home. You may be tempted to try and remove the mold yourself, but you should know that a mold remediation service will do so much more than you can yourself. Mold is a tricky thing and can stick around even if you think you got all of it. Here are some reasons to hire a professional.

Mold Grows Quickly

Mold spreads fast. It thrives in damp areas that aren't easily accessed and can even grow in your air ducts. It can come after a flood, a long winter, or with high humidity. Often if you see mold in one place, it's spread to other places as well. You want to act quickly when it comes to mold. Professional cleaning services know where to look to find the source of the mold and clean out every inch of it.

Mold is Toxic

Mold left untreated can lead to symptoms of dizziness and shortness of breath when it's inhaled. It's not something you should try to get rid of yourself without the proper equipment or knowledge of handling. A professional cleaning service will have the right tools and the expertise to get rid of the mold safely without leaving any behind.

Mold is Difficult to Remove

When mold grows, it spreads outward. If you don't get rid of all of it, the mold will continue to spread. Mold also hides, so if you don't know what you are looking for you could miss whole areas. Professionals know where mold could be hiding in your home, and are more likely to actually remove all of it. Trying to do the job yourself could lead to another infestation down the line.

Mold Needs to Be Removed The Right Way

You don't want to wait to get rid of your mold problem. Whether you don't have time, don't know what to do, or can't find the source, hire a professional to take care of the mold problem. Mold remediation service is essential to keeping your home healthy, and professional cleaning services will also be able to dry out damp areas that can lead to mold or can clean areas before mold even begins to grow.

When you see mold, it's okay to be concerned. But instead of trying to fix it yourself, call a mold remediation service to take care of the mold problem for you. At ANR Restoration, we have the proper equipment and knowledge to clean your home and give you the peace of mind that mold is no longer a problem. Call us today to schedule an appointment at (812) 220-0671.