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Chugiak Mold: Your Quick Reference Guide

10/27/2015 (Permalink)

In addition to compromising your health, the presence of fungus on your residential property can weaken its structural integrity.

Chugiak Mold: Your Quick Reference Guide 

When your residential property is affected by a natural disaster such as a flood or fire, you could find that your home is subjected to a mold invasion. However, learning more about what Chugiak mold is and how to have it effectively removed from your property can help get your home back in safe, sanitary condition. Learn more about mold and how to eliminate it from your residential property by reviewing this quick reference guide:


Mold: A Quick Overview
Chugiak mold is a fungus that grows freely in nature. However, when it starts to live and thrive on your residential property, it can cause a broad range of problems. Although numerous factors can lead to mold growth on your property, water damage is a leading cause. This is the case because water damage creates the moist, wet environment that mold loves. There are thousands of different types of fungi. Some are toxic, and some are harmless. Mold also comes in various textures. While some molds are bumpy, others are smooth. Chugiak mold can also have a hairy surface. Finally, mold comes in a broad range of colors, including but not limited to white, orange, blue, dark green, and black.


Signs Of Mold
Numerous signs can indicate that mold is present on your property. Some of them include:


• Warping or discoloration of floors, ceilings, or walls
• Peeling or cracked paint
• Musty smells
• Loosening of your drywall tape


Mold Risk Factors
Some of the risk factors that can lead to mold growth on your property include:


• Water damage
• Leaky roof or pipes
• Condensation
• Damp attic or basement
• Blocked gutters
• Perpetual flooding
• Insufficient ventilation
• High humidity


Mold And Your Health
Removing mold from your property immediately is important because the fungus can cause several health complications if you are continually exposed to it. Some of them include:


• skin infections
• pneumonia
• rashes
• coughing
• wheezing
• respiratory complications
• lung issues


Don't Delay-Get Great Mold Removal Services Today
A mold invasion is no laughing matter. In addition to compromising your health, the presence of fungus on your residential property can weaken its structural integrity. The IICRC-certified mold removal experts of SERVPRO of North Anchorage know this, and they work with speed and savvy to eradicate all unwanted fungi from your home. We're ready to get your property back in pristine condition immediately, so call us now at (907) 688-3001!

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