Mold growth can occur when your home or building has been subjected to moisture issues. Whether from an undetected leaky water heater, burst pipes, foundation cracks, flooding, or HVAC humidity issues, mold growth can become a serious problem that is best treated by a professional mold remediation company.
You and your family’s or employee’s and customer’s health issues are of concern when mold is present. Water damage becomes a breeding ground for viruses, bacteria, and mold that can trigger allergic reactions. Not removing contaminated wet materials and left untreated can cause secondary damages which includes mold growth. Additionally, when the indoor air quality is compromised, it becomes imperative to reduce moisture and humidity, in order to prevent long-term health risks. Mold remediation in Kansas City is the best way to address these concerns and eliminate mold safely and effectively.
The HVAC system is one of those areas of your home that may be “out-of-sight, out-of-mind” until something goes wrong. A mold remediation in Kansas City team will inspect every area of your home that has the potential for mold growth. If there is mold near the intake to the HVAC system when in use it can spread the mold throughout your home. For that reason, you should not run the heat or air conditioning until it is inspected and treated by a mold remediation in Kansas City specialist.
Homeowners or owners can help prevent mold development by fixing plumbing leaks, water problems, or humidity issues as soon as they occur. Mold can grow on or fill in the empty spaces and crevices of porous materials, so the mold may be difficult or impossible to remove completely. It is recommended that you do not paint or caulk moldy surfaces; instead, call a contractor with knowledge and experience cleaning up the mold before painting.
Any home or building can quickly become infected with mold from exposure to a water or moisture source, and it can spread throughout the property in as little as 48-72 hours, producing allergens and irritants that have the potential to cause serious health problems.
If you suspect a mold problem, SMART Environmental Services can inspect and assess your property and if mold is found, they have the training, equipment, and expertise to handle mold remediation in Kansas City.