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Can Mold Inside your Home Cause Illness? – Get a quote from our mold damage restoration contractor


In the wild, mold breaks down dead material and enriches the surrounding soil, but can bring its share of trouble if you allow it to live in your home. Similar to a natural environment, there are many kinds that happily live in homes. Many of these mildews, molds and fungi love wet, low-lit places in your home such as inside walls or floors or hidden regions of your kitchen. Thankfully, this type of mold is generally harmless, but a tiny spot may later become a huge problem. When mold reproduces, it releases spores into the air which can cause problems if inhaled by people with mold allergies or breathing issues. Get an affordable quote from a mold damage remediation company.

Household mold or mildew are not a problem for most folks, but can affect more sensitive groups. Usually, the amount of mold and severity of someone’s allergies will effect their response. If you are allergic to mold, you’ll likely have cold-like symptoms like sneezing or a runny nose when mold is nearby. The most serious reactions include shortness of breath. Anyone with asthma should be particularly cautious near large populations of mold as it may trigger asthma attacks. Additional groups at risk include:

  • Babies and toddlers
  • Those 65 and up
  • Immune compromised individuals
  • People with chronic pulmonary disease

Home Treatments for Mold

Thankfully, there are measures you can take around your home to kill and prevent mold. Block mold from your home completely by regularly cleaning your air conditioning tray, weatherproofing and adding insulation to outside areas. Mold flourishes in damp places around your home, such as laundry rooms or basements, so regularly cleaning these places helps more than you’d think. Mold loves warm, damp environments, so keeping a dehumidifier in your home can dry out the area and make it too harsh for reproduction.

We also recommend seeking full service mold restoration from Paul Davis Restoration. Getting help from a qualified contractor can return your home to pre-mold conditions, making it easier for you to take preventative measures in the future. Hire an affordable mold damage remediation company.

Affordable Quotes for Mold Repair

Our technicians at Paul Davis are qualified to eliminate troublesome spores and mold fast and according to standards. Our team offers affordable quotes for quality residential and commercial mold removal service earning us a national reputation.

Our team performs affordable quotes for 24/7 emergency response and arrive on the scene within hours of your call. We’re equipped with advanced equipment that removes and sanitizes the area the mold touched. You also get subtle contents cleaners and perimeter containment, in addition to thorough sanitation and odor treatment when we remove the problem. Paul Davis works hard to assist your home and loved ones after mold treatment, so we also work with your insurer during the process. If you’ve found mold or mold damage in your home, call the mold restoration specialists with Paul Davis Restoration. Call Paul for an affordable quote today!