When significant amount of mold are found indoors, they can cause allergies to human and even lead to infections to some people. In order for mold to grow, it needs moisture. Moisture is a key factor influencing mold growth. Therefore by controlling moisture, this can dramatically help to limit its growth. Moisture control is crucial as mold can start to grow indoor as short as 24 hours when conditions are suitable.
Slight condensation in a bathroom ceiling or bedroom wall can be enough for mold to grow. Common sources of water or moisture include roof leaks, condensation due to high humidity or cold spots in a building. Besides moisture, mold also needs nutrients or food to grow. Mold can grow on virtually any organic substance. Most buildings are full of organic materials that mold can uses food including many building materials and household furnishing. Building that have been heavily damaged by floodwater should be assessed for structural integrity and remediated by experienced professionals. Floodwater can contain bacteria, viruses and wide variety of chemical contaminants.
It is crucial to remove mold before it spreads and becomes a bigger problem. Before you get rid of the mold, you need to eliminate any moisture issues at the source. Repair any plumbing leaks and install exhaust fans in the bathrooms, the kitchen and laundry room. Running a dehumidifier to reduce the overall moisture level in the home can also keep mold from growing. Before cleaning the mold, always wear protective clothing, rubber gloves, a mask and goggles. Mold gives off microscopic spores that can come in contact with your eyes, skin and respiratory system. Therefore mold must be eliminated as soon as possible in the house to make sure health is not compromised in the family.
After removing the mold, painting is recommended so that a protection layer is applied onto the surfaces to mitigate the risk of mold growth. There are wide varieties of anti-mold paint in the market that you can choose from. Paint shops sell white color paint as the base paint. After you provide the color code, the color pigments will be injected into the paint. After that, it will be shaken for a few minutes so that the color pigments are spread uniformly.
Therefore, it is very important to engage professional personnel to perform mold cleaning and anti-mold painting job. Contact us for free quote now.