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  1. 1. ==== ====Masters Remediation Services - 604 838-8808http://www.waterdamagerestorationvancouver.com==== ====When water gets into certain areas of a home through a natural disaster like a flood, plumbingleak, or simple condensation from humid environments, it provides a breeding ground for mold togrow in your home. Water damage mold is a very common occurrence in homes where water hasleaked or where moisture is allowed to remain on surfaces. If you stop cleaning your shower for awhile, mold will begin to grow and spread throughout the shower.While most mold is relatively harmless to most people, some molds are more toxic than othermolds. Researchers have yet to determine conclusively that all mold is toxic. It is known thatpeople who live in houses or spaces contaminated with mold tend to suffer more health problems.Apparently, some folks are just more likely to be affected by mold than others. Perhaps the geneticmakeup of certain people tend to make their bodies more susceptible to mold.Water Damage Mold Develops 24 to 48 Hours After Exposure to WaterMold spores are literally everywhere, even in the air. So, it is fairly easy for mold spores to come incontact with just about any surface and begin to grow and spread to nearby surfaces. Proper,frequent cleaning usually gets rid of any mold spores on most surfaces. However, mold can get tounseen or hidden surfaces like inside walls, attics, or crawl spaces where it can grow and spreadunabated. Its best to keep air conditioning on at all times in order to keep indoor humidity levelslow. A dehumidifier will also help to maintain drier air inside living spaces.If you live in an extremely humid climate or a place where temperature can go from cool to veryhot every day for long periods, then water damage mold could present a big problem. Extremetemperature swings can cause moisture to condense and collect inside unseen spaces like wallsand floors. Natural disasters like floods can cause extreme water damage to every part of a house.Every one of those surfaces exposed to water will provide the perfect breeding ground for mold togrow and spread.You Need to Know More About Water Mold DamageNo, mold is not one of the worlds most awful diseases. However, mold, and specifically waterdamage mold, can cause problems for those with already existing breathing challenges. Thosewith allergies, asthma, or even chronic respiratory issues may encounter some health problemswhen mold is present. Some folks who have lived in houses or worked in offices where mold orwater damage mold is present may typically complain of frequent headaches, irritation to the eyesor throat, some folks may suffer even more severe allergic reactions. One thing you need to knowfor sure is if you have mold in your home or workplace because it may have an adverse affect onyour health and the people around you.
  2. 2. Water Damage Mold: Why You Dont Need to Do-It-YourselfIt may be difficult to tell if you have a problem with mold in your home or workplace. The best thingto do is call in a professional water damage service or water damage cleanup company. Theseprofessionals deal with all sorts of mold problems everyday. They will have the equipment todetermine if there is a mold problem. They also know where mold is likely to appear, grow, andspread.A professional water damage service will likely have an infrared camera which can be used to lookinside walls, under floors, and inside crawl spaces or attics. They will also likely have some type ofmoisture sensing device, or moisture meter which is useful for measuring the amount of moistureon surfaces. A boroscope may also be used to look into places and provide a view of spaces thatcould never be inspected otherwise. This device is basically a tiny camera on the end of a long,flexible tube. The boroscope is inserted through a tiny hole where the camera can get a closerinspection.Most of the companies that handle water damage mold cleanup will likely provide a free inspectionof the property. YellowPages.com is an excellent resource for getting help in your local area. Justlook under the headings "damage restoration", "water damage service," or "mold remediation."For more information on how to get rid of mold and water damage mold cleanup, check out theselinks:Water Mold Damage PreventionWater Damage Mold Cleanup and PreventionChris Belles vast experiences in all types of businesses over the past 35 years give him a level ofexpertise matched by few experts. He has experience cleaning everything from massive sewagespills to eradicating mold from a simple shower stall.Article Source:http://EzineArticles.com/?expert=Chris_Belle==== ====Masters Remediation Services - 604 838-8808
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