Mold growth in your home can cause extreme illness, especially in those that are very young, pregnant, or susceptible to mold spores. Finding mold at the first signs is one of the only ways to avoid the worst side effects of mold spores in your home. In order to find it, you’ll need to know some signs of mold growth in your home.
What are some signs of mold growth?
- Allergies – Sometimes allergies are just allergies. Other times, allergies can be a sign of mold in your home. You want to look for sneezing, itchy eyes, and congestion. If your allergies are worse at home than when you go out, mold may be the culprit.
- Senses – Trust your senses. If you smell anything that seems “moldy” or just off, you may have mold in your home. The same goes for sight. Mold can look like dirt or dust in certain places, so you should always check it out to see if it’s something more sinister.
- Water leaks – If you’ve had problems with water leakage in your home, you may have mold growing as a side effect. You’ll likely be able to notice mold from leakage very easily. It’ll probably be easy to see as well as smell.
- Mold Symptoms – Mold can cause headaches, trouble concentrating, and shortened attention span, among other problems. If you are experiencing these and haven’t previously, you should get your home checked for mold as this could be a sign of mold growth.
Don’t trust mold remediation to just anyone. If you have any inclination whatsoever that there may be mold growing in your home, don’t hesitate to make the call to a mold remediation company like Chesapeake Environmental. Not calling could mean big problems for your health and the health of others.
At Chesapeake Environmental, we do not cover up mold, WE REMOVE IT!