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3 Major Signs Of Home Mold


Be aware of a few common signs of home mold.

As a homeowner, you need to take care of your home so you can avoid putting money into constant repairs.  The last thing you want is for your family to evacuate your home due to toxic mold because you failed to recognize the signs.  It is essential that you are inspecting your home regularly for signs of water damage and mold.  If you happen to come across mold in your home, contact the professionals at ServiceMaster of Baltimore to request for mold remediation.  There are a few signs of mold you need to be aware of as a homeowner.

Musty Odor

Many times you cannot see the signs of mold, but might be able to smell it.  If you notice a strong, musty odor in your home, there is a good chance you have mold.  A musty odor is usually the beginning of mold, so you need to find where it is growing before it worsens.  Make sure you are inspecting your carpets and walls because mold usually grows under surfaces.

Allergy Symptoms

Most times your home is your escape from outdoor and seasonal allergies.  However, if you notice that your allergies are flaring up while you are home, that is a major sign of mold.  Mold exposure causes a runny nose, inflamed eyes, and sneezing. Having mold in your home can also worsen health problems such as asthma.  Mold tends to hide in dark, damp places, so you need to check your attic and even your mattress.

Water Issues

If you have any water issues in your home, such as a pipe leak, you need to take action immediately.  You cannot ignore moisture building up in your home because mold will form. There are a few major physical signs of mold including discolored walls and floors, as well as, water stains.  If you notice any of these signs, you need to contact the mold remediation professionals at ServiceMaster of Baltimore immediately.

Water Damage Recovery With ServiceMaster of Baltimore

If you’ve been hit by water damage, don’t hesitate to give us a call. We can help professionally restore any damaged areas. If you just have questions about disaster prevention, let us know too. Being properly prepared is essential for your safety and well-being.

Call your local Baltimore cleaning service company: ServiceMaster of Baltimore. We have certified licensed restoration technicians on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Stained carpets might seem hopeless, but our service will prove otherwise. Click Here to request an estimate today!

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