If you live in Phoenix, Mesa, or other surrounding cities or towns, mold is probably not the first thing on your mind. Though the climate in Arizona is quite dry, there are occasional rainstorms that produce flooding. In addition, you can also experience plumbing issues in your home that lead to water damage. When this happens, mold can overtake and damage your home in many ways. Often called “nature’s decomposer,” mold should be taken seriously and removed from your home by experts trained to do so, such as technicians from Rocky Mountain Restoration.
What Causes Mold?
If you have mold in your home, it can be due to many factors. The most common is moisture that is trapped and hidden within walls, ceilings, roofs, and building foundations. Other causes can be too much humidity in the air, items such as rugs or floor coverings that have been left wet for long periods of time, and undetected water leaks in your home.
How Can Mold Damage My Home?
If you think mold cannot significantly damage your home, think again. In many cases where mold is allowed to grow and fester, the results can be structural issues with flooring, walls, ceilings, and other parts of your home. Along with this, mold can grow on and eventually damage many of your personal possessions, including furniture, clothing, and even valuables such as family heirlooms. Finally, mold in your home can also result in you, your family, and even your pets suffering various health problems, which can include severe allergies, asthma, or other types of respiratory problems.
How Can RMR Help?
Once RMR technicians arrive at your home, they can to go to work doing many things. Along with locating the source of the mold, how much it has spread, and how much damage it has caused, they can trap and remove the mold using a state-of-the-art vacuum system known as HEPA. Once the mold is removed, they can then apply chemical sealants to prevent mold growth.