Mold is a kind of fungi and is of different types and colors. They have smelly and fizzy growth. They are present both indoors and outdoors, in air all the time, but they need moisture to grow and spread and humid temperature also.
Positively, molds are responsible for penicillin, blue cheese, yeast to make bread and some edible mushrooms but the negative aspects are much more. Mold and fungus are associated with unpleasant situations such as damp basements, leaking pipes, old carpets, flood water, moisture from underground blocked sewage system and sometimes poisonous mushrooms.
They are useful for the decomposition of garbage, leaves and gran.
Growth of mold inside the house can make people sick. It can cause allergies to affect nose, throat and lungs. Mostly it affects people with bad immune system and causes many health problems like sneezing, coughing, runny nose, trouble in breathing, headaches, lung infections, asthma attacks and eye problems. These health issues are created when people breathe in the polluted air that mold releases, when mold touches the skin, when the finger is contaminated with mold spores, touches eyes, ear and mouth and eating contaminated food.
To check if the sneezing and coughing is due to mold or not, you should check how you feel at your home and at office, where you spend most of your time. After the analysis, call and get the help of Michigan mold services to get rid of mold from the affected area.
It is not very important to know the type of mold. Every type is considered injurious to health. Never try to smell the mold because it poses a health risk.
You can contact a professional mold company to remove mold from the building. The Michigan mold services provide all the staff and suitable equipment for the mold remediation. They are trained to handle all types of mold and fungus with the help of equipment, harsh chemicals and air purifier. They take precautionary measures so that the mold does not harm their health.
After the mold remediation, try to avoid the mold formation over and over again. It is well said that prevention is better than cure.
So to prevent mold in your building, you should apply some tips.
- Keep track of humidity level inside a house more than once a day.
- Keep your home ventilated and dry.
- Check any leakage in the house and fix it soon to avoid the mold.
- While painting the house, add mold inhibitor to avoid mold.
- Wash bathrooms with mold killing products and keep the bathroom dry.
- Remove the carpets that have been soaked with food or water and discard them.