Did you know mold produces allergens? These allergens can cause a reaction when we touch or inhale the spores.
Perhaps you've noticed mold growth in your building. Or perhaps you or your team are experiencing symptoms of mold poisoning. Either way, you may be curious about which types of mold are growing in your commercial space.
Not only that but you're probably wondering how to get rid of mold for good.
Read on to learn about mold removal - no matter which kinds of mold are growing in your space.
Signs of Mold
If you or your team have been suffering from respiratory issues or skin rashes, you may have a mold problem. If you're suffering from a runny nose, red eyes, or lung issues, you'll benefit from mold removal.
Other signs you have mold would be a musty, damp smell on the premises. You may even observe mold if growth has gone unchecked for too long.
You may be able to remove mold with bleach or cleaning products. However, that is not full mold remediation.
Experts will work with you to create a mold removal plan. They'll be able to sanitize and contain the mold. They can even help you deal with your insurance company.
Types of Mold
If you've identified that you have a mold problem, you may be wondering what kinds of mold are present. There are a few common mold types that grow in commercial buildings.
Cladosporium is a dark olive green mold. It favors tile, glass, and windows. It also grows in food coolers and can contaminate food.
This fuzzy green and blue mold is often found in HVAC pipes, as well as behind wallpaper or in carpets or rugs. This mold also grows around food, causing spoilage.
If you've experienced flooding damage, this mold is an opportunistic threat. It is often found in water-damaged walls.
Alternaria mold is a hairy brown and green mold. This mold grows in spaces with water damage. It can spread quickly and is irritating.
It causes congestion and allergic reactions in many folks. Although it grows outdoors, it easily travels indoors and thrives in damp spaces.
This slimy black mold is toxic and must be removed by a professional. It can be easy to miss black mold as it often grows behind walls and on the ceiling.
Although it can take time to build up, once black mold spreads, you need to work with a professional team. This mold thrives in damp spaces and is a result of water damage and excess humidity.
Work Together on Getting Rid of Mold
No matter what types of mold are growing in your commercial space, you can remove it. Work with an experienced professional team who will work with you on getting rid of mold.
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