Mold is the resulting effect of letting water damage or any type of water leak sit for too long in one spot. In some cases, mold can be easily detected, but you never know what is going on inside of your walls. The main issue with mold damage in RI is that it can grow and spread to other areas of your home, causing more damage and more money out of your pocket.
Types of Mold Damage
Mold can enter the home in many ways; through the air from open windows or vents, or even attaching itself to your clothing or your pet’s fur. There are three types of mold:
- Allergenic mold that produces allergies and allergic reactions like asthma attacks.
- Pathogenic Mold causes health problems for those with acute illnesses.
- Toxigenic mold produces toxic substances that can be extremely dangerous and even deadly. This mold is also known as “toxic mold” or “black mold.”
Any type of mold can become dangerous depending on how long it stays and how much it grows. It is always advised to take on mold as soon as it is discovered. We are here for your mold damage restoration needs 24/7, 365 days a year!
How Much Does Mold Damage Cost?
What To Do When You Find Mold?
If you have discovered mold in your Rhode Island home, the first thing advised is if any members of the household have health issues be removed to prevent further health concerns. It is also advised to not clean up the mold yourself as you may expose yourself or other to the bacterium within the mold or not properly clean all of it, leading more mold to grow and more money out of your own pocket.
We are available 24/7 and mold is one of our many services we offer in cleaning and restoring. We will use our advanced technology to detect any and all mold in your home and RI Restoration will be there in no time getting started on restoring your home to pre-damaged conditions.