Protecting Your Health
The Flood Guys provide mold remediation & mold removal and treatment for structural mold in the Western & Central Washington State. According to the IICRC site, “Both mold and mildew can signal that there are serious problems in the home regarding excess moisture, and if they aren’t eliminated right away, the contamination may spread. Contamination is a common problem in humid areas, but it can emerge in any building where there are moisture infiltration issues or plumbing concerns.” The Flood Guys offer mold removal and mold inspection service. Indoor Air Quality Health Information
Mold contamination is a proven serious health risk. Preventing mold before it happens is key and we recommend professional moisture detention & structural drying before mold appears. (See our Blog on Mold Prevention) The Flood Guys offer Mold Inspections for structural mold and make sure to assess both visible mold and hidden moisture that could become mold or rot later on. Once mold appears, containment, clean up, and treatment against future growth are key to keeping your home safe.
Definitions & Types of Mold
A pathogenic mold is one that can cause an infection in humans, even if they are in good health. Some genus of molds include species that fall into the allergenic category, as well as species categorized as pathogenic. … A pathogenic mold is one that can cause an infection in humans, even if they are in good health.
Stachybotrys chartarum, also known as black mold or toxic black mold, is a variety of microfungus that produces its conidia in slime heads. It is sometimes found in soil and grain, but the mold is most often detected in cellulose-rich building materials from damp or water-damaged buildings.