If the walls, flooring, or even ceilings in your home are wearing any marks of water damage and you’ve either addressed the problem or are in the process of doing so, then it’s also important to add a mold inspection to your to-do list. Exposure to mold can be toxic for your family and guests, and diagnosing and removing the mold can be a tricky process. Hire a professional team that has the expertise and equipment necessary to help identify and solve your mold problem.
The symptoms of exposure to mold range from allergic reactions such as skin rashes, headaches, or other symptoms that mimic the common cold. Mold spores can cause respiratory issues, especially for people who are asthmatic or suffer from an autoimmune disease. In even more serious cases where black mold is present, these complications can be long-lasting or even life-threatening. Inspecting your home for mold is important because it will help you avoid these health problems and keep your family and friends safe.
There is a musty smell associated with mold, which could help you and the professional team locate and identify the problems areas. But that smell is unpleasant and will impact your quality of life and the air quality in your home. Mold spores are airborne, which is why they are such a problem for the respiratory system. The smell and associated sicknesses that often come because of mold exposure can make it difficult to breathe in your own home. An inspection and following remediation of the problem will help restore the air quality of your home.
Humid and warm areas in your home create the perfect environment for mold to grow and thrive. Moisture damage can also lead to mold growth. This means that the most vulnerable areas of your home aren’t immediately obvious. An inspection would certainly locate these areas so that you are able to address whatever moisture damage has caused the mold to form. If there is moisture damage, then there are likely structural issues that also need your attention.
Does Your Home Need a Professional Home Inspection?
If you are ready to get a professional to waterproof your home’s basement, contact All Aspects Waterproofing, a Better Business Bureau A+ rated company with over 30 years of experience in the Washington, DC./Maryland/Virginia area. We have a great deal of experience in waterproofing, mold testing, and mold remediation, and we want to make you feel at home again. Contact us online or by calling 1-866-999-3110 or 301-766-4420. To see what we’re up to, follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, YouTube, LinkedIn, and Houzz.