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Mold: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly

7/26/2017 (Permalink)

This is an air vent that was attached to a faulty HVAC system. This photo shows the mold growth result.

The Good:

Mold is a natural occurrence in our world, however not all types of mold are dangerous. Most of us have probably seen mold presence on bread or cheese in our home. In fact, penicillin is present in most antibiotics, which are aimed help us.

The Bad: 

Mold growth is typically a result of a water presence in the home. Even a leak or high humidity creates an environment likely to create growth. It is important to be alert for visible mold or musty odors, especially if your home has experienced moisture problems in the past. 

The Ugly: 

Some types of mold can be hazardous to our health. Infants, children, elderly, pregnant, and people with respiratory concerns are more likely to experience health effects of mold, and it should not be ignored.

Call the professionals to properly asses your home and discuss a mold remediation plan. Mold is a scary word, but let the SERVPRO of Burlington specialists take care of it for you! 


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