Mold is one of the types of organism fungus. You may not notice, but you are in contact with mold throughout your day. This is because mold spreads by diffusing tiny spores through the air.
While smaller and flowing quantities of mold spores may not affect a healthy person, stagnant and large buildup of molds in a certain area post a threat to respiratory disorder patients. Moreover, they pose significant health risks to people with asthma, respiratory diseases, allergies, and certain immune system dysfunctions.
There are over thousands of species of molds and fungal bacteria, including black mold. However, there is no significant data to suggest that black mold may carry higher health risks or harm than other mold types. Many people may refer to black mold as “Stachybotrys Chartarum.”
How Can Black Mold Affect Occupants and/or Tenants?
Black mold, also called “toxic mold,” causes severe health concerns and harmful structural damage in many homeowners and residential spaces owners’ opinions. However, this is not entirely the case. In fact, black or toxic mold is similar to other molds that produce mycotoxins.
Toxic substances, i.e., mycotoxins, from black mold can cause health problems, such as those below when there is widespread contamination in an area:
- Pains and aches
- Mood changes
- Memory loss
- Mold poisoning
Furthermore, data suggests that young children and infants were at high risk for asthma to the age of 7 due to mold exposure. Additionally, a 2004 review paper from the Institute of Medicine suggests that spending long periods in damp environments such as indoor spaces can increase the risk of asthma.
Professional Black Mold Removal Services
One of the first black mold removal steps includes mold inspection following detection. This helps experts identify the reasons and causes behind the infestation to handle the problem effectively.
Besides, only a professional can help you with the mold inspection and suggest the type of removal process that may be best suitable for black mold removal from your property.
Identification and Removal Services
Before the removal process, a professional remediation and mold removal team will conduct an assessment to determine certain costs and time schedules.
Despite the type of mold, the best professionals ensure preventing the spread and removing the source of the contamination. It requires experience and expertise in handling equipment and removal processes, and in this case, Bay State Mold Removal has you covered.
Do you want to get rid of the harmful black mold in your commercial or residential building? Contact Bay State Mold Removal for the best mold removal and remediation services today
Give us a call today to learn more about our services and get an estimate for mold removal services for your home or office.