Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 by Jen Herbrandson
Nothing portrays musty odors better than this clip from Sponge Bob! On a more serious note, please take a few minutes to read & learn more about how to protect your home and your family from mold, mold spores and mildew.
Mold and mildew not only affect the smell of your home, mold and mildew can also affect the appearance and integrity of your home and can put your family’s health at risk. The World Health Organization, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other medical authorities agree that mold contributes to respiratory illness. If you or other family members have environmental allergies, mold is likely a contributing factor.
Mold and mildew are musty and foul smelling fungi that flourish in moist environments. To make matters worse they produce allergens like mold spores and dust mites. Both cause mayhem to your health and in a very short time, they can ravage your property, costing you time and money as well as making you unhealthy.
Since mold-related problems are sometimes concealed and difficult to diagnose, it is important to have a professional inspect your home for potential problems. Mold and dust mites are sneaky and can grow in hidden places: in fiberglass insulation, behind drywall panels, in basements and of course, in crawlspaces. Unless you’re remodeling and ripping out walls and insulation, you may never see the mold. Mold spores can even make their way into your furniture, linens and pillows. Mold spore exposure can happen through inhalation, ingestion and contact with skin.
We hope it is obvious by now that mold can and will negatively impact the value of your property as well negatively effect your health. Protect your largest investment and your health by requesting your crawlspace encapsulation, waterproofing or mold/rot estimate today.
Innovative Basement Authority and our TEAM of certified and highly trained specialists offer no-cost, no-obligation, in-home estimates to identify any problem areas. They will also provide you with recommendations to correct and resolve any issues that are found.
Make the right choice for you, your home and your family and call us today at 320-515-2200.
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