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Is There Mold on Your Property?

7/24/2018 (Permalink)

Commercial Is There Mold on Your Property? Did you know that there are many different types of mold that might attack your Anaheim, CA, property?

Did you know that there are many different types of mold that might attack your Anaheim, CA, property? Although property owners are often aware of the concern over black mold, many don't realize that mold might also appear in white, pink, orange, or green. Mold is commonly found in moist or humid areas:

• In the shower
• Inside air conditioning systems
• On the back of toilets
• On painted surfaces
• Under carpeting

In addition to its unpleasant appearance, mold presents problems for property owners because it can cause odors and damage the structure of the building.

Lurking Out of Sight

How can you tell if mold is affecting your property and whether you should be concerned? The quick answer is that you're more likely to have mold than not. You don't need to have a water leak or any type of flooding for your building to be exposed. Whenever wood, carpeting, or insulation is exposed to water, there's an opportunity for spores to take hold. Even if you haven't noticed any visible signs of damage, it's a good idea to schedule a visit from an indoor environmental professional.

A Reliable Source of Information

Do-it-yourself mold tests are notoriously inaccurate for a variety of reasons, including the fact that spores are airborne. Ideally, tests should be completed in multiple areas of the property, but this still only shows that mold is present. These tests don't show where it is, whether it's black mold, or how much is present. The IEP report provides this information and includes a mold remediation plan.

Taking Preventative Action

Whether you have seen black mold around your windows, spotted a yellow stain on the wall, or simply suspect growth, your efforts at mold cleanup should begin with professional testing and only end with a consistent schedule for inspections. In between, follow the remediation plan established by the professional and take steps to prevent further moisture or humidity damage to your Anaheim, CA, property. For more information, visit http://www.SERVPROanaheimwest.com/.

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