Protect Your Health With Mold Remediation After a Home Flood

After you’ve experienced a flood in your home, the battle isn’t over. You still have to ensure that no mold grows in your home. Under the right conditions, researchers estimate that some forms of mold can begin to germinate between 12 and 48 hours. Within 1 to 12 days, you could see a colony of mold. With such rapid growth, for the protection of your health, you have to employ a mold remediation company as soon as possible if you experience water damage.

Mold Can Attack Your Eyes

Injuries to your eyes from coming into contact with mold is serious business. With prolonged exposure to mold, you could start to experience eye irritation. Your eyes are extremely sensitive, and the introduction of foreign material, such as black mold can threaten your sight. The following are just a injuries that you could experience due to exposure to mold:

  • Bloodshot eyes
  • Jaundice
  • Blurry vision
  • Inflamed eyes

Following a flood, you should take measures to eliminate the potential for mold growth as soon as possible. If you delay, you run the risk of incurring hospital expenses from eye treatments.

Mold Remediation Annihilates the Effects of Mold on Your Lungs

You don’t have to touch mold for it to be detrimental to your health. In fact, many people who are injured by mold breathe in mold spores. Breathing in mold spores will have a negative impact on your overall health. Mold spores can cause wheezing, pulmonary edema, bleeding gums, nose bleeds, and difficulty breathing. Fortunately, our team at A & A Property Restoration can reduce your chances of breathing in mold spores by eliminating your exposure to mold.

Prevent an Ambush on Your Skin with Mold Remediation

Touching mold is another way your system can become compromised when it comes to mold exposure. People who’ve come into contact with mold can develop skin irritations, including crawling skin, jaundice, and dermatitis. All of these skin conditions can be avoided by preventing mold growth in your home. The sooner you act to employ the services of a mold remediation team, the sooner you can begin the process of eradicating mold from your home.

At A & A Property Restoration, we specialize in removing mold from your home; however, we can also prevent mold from growing. If you suspect that your home may be at an increased risk of mold growth because you experienced a flood, give us a call today to get a quote for our mold remediation services.