Is Mold Affecting You?

Mold Affecting

Mold can be a hazard hiding in your home or office.

Is Mold Affecting You?

Are there rooms or areas of your home that have a musty and moldy odor?

Do you know if mold is affecting the occupants of the indoor environment?

Do you know the causes of the mold?

Don’t you just want the simple truth?

We are committed to helping you find the mold and to give you the advice to improve your indoor environment.

We have the equipment and experience to test your environment.

First things first. Mold is everywhere! There is no area which is “mold free.” Except of course if you live in a vacuum or a specially designed “clean room” like those found in hospitals. So, the presence of some mold inside your home or office is normal. Most people are not affected by low levels of “background” mold, or a “normal fungal environment” as defined in the IICRC S-520 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation.

Now that we have established that normal mold levels will not affect most people, how do we know if the mold is affecting the people within the environment? Mold enters the body through a variety of means; the primary method is by inhalation—breathing in mold particles. Certain people with compromised immune systems, i.e. diabetics, transplant patients, long-term smokers, asthmatics, may be affected by mold more than other individuals. Typically the elderly and infants are considered high-risk for mold-related illnesses. Mold Assessors do not advise clients about health issues because that’s between them and their Healthcare Professional. Mold Assessors do, however, provide the data about the indoor environment which can greatly assist your Physician in determining the source of your problem.