Tar Heel Tip of the Week: Why You Should Fix Your Mold Problem

Thursday, December 31st, 2015 by Jaimie Hooker


If your home is suffering from a mold problem, it’s a problem that mold problems only get worse if left untreatedshould not be ignored. The problem will get worse. A mold problem grows bigger the longer you leave it alone. Mold germinates new mold “seeds” that get lifted by the air and redistributes all over a home looking for new places to grow. The bigger the mold problem gets, the more it costs to fix.

Resale value. In today’s housing market, no one wants to buy a house with a mold problem.

Your health could be at stake. Many people are sensitive to high concentrations of mold spores in the air. They react with allergy-like symptoms. Some mold can produce toxins in the air that we breathe, which can cause reactions of the worst kind–even putting some people in the hospital!mold can produce toxins in the air that we breathe

Cleaning up without properly understanding and eliminating the cause is expensive because the mold will only grow back. It is important to have a professional mold prevention company complete the work.

Having a mold problem in the home is not good for anyone. Evidence suggests that young children and the elderly are more susceptible, and no one benefits from poor indoor air quality. Start the New Year off right, by tackling the mold problem in your basement or crawl space and preventing it from returning.

To speak with one of our mold prevention specialists, call our office today.

 

 

About the author
Jaimie Hooker is the Assistant Marketing Director at Tar Heel Basement Systems; authoring case studies, technical papers, creating and captioning photo albums and managing website content. She also oversees the organization of video testimonials, shows and events, Jaimie lives in the small town of Madison, NC with her husband, Paul, and 3 year old son, Franklin.