Signs of Mold
Every homeowner wants to create a safe environment for their
family. The thought of mold is something no family wants to ever encounter.
Although most are aware of the risks, mold is not always noticeable and can be
within your ventilation system making it hard to locate. Here are some clues to
help you know if mold may be lurking in some unknown place in your house.
One of the most common ways mold can be discovered is
through smell. If you begin to smell a “musty” scent, there’s a good chance mold
may be somewhere in your house. It’s important you do not ignore this clue and
get your house inspected as soon as possible.
Visible mold can be a very clear indication that your house
may be suffering from mold. Surprisingly, individuals often ignore it because
they believe it’s so small to affect anyone or may just be dirt. If you see any
signs of mold you should take action immediately.
Water issues such as moisture problems or previous water
leaks can cause mold in your house. One sign is if you begin to see stains or
discoloration on walls or floors. Leaks from sinks or pipes can cause water to
begin to mold as well. If you have experienced leakage or flooding in the past
it’s important to inspect your house for any possible mold signs.
Mold can cause a variety of problems for homeowners and
their families. Unfortunately, mold is not the easiest to always recognize. It’s
important to keep an eye out for clues mold gives you and act fast to remove
it. If you suspect you have mold growing due to inadequate ventilation, you can
count on the experts at Mr.
Duct to clean your ventilation systems including your air ducts and furnace
leaving your family worry free once again.
Posted November 1, 2017 at 12:00 AM