High levels of mold in a home are a problem. Whether there are residual mold spores as a result of poor cleaning or a full on state of active growth as the result of water damage or more serious structural issues, elevated levels of mold indicate an issue with the property. The presence of mold can be an indicator of water damage or other structural issues that are not always visible. Mold can creep into your attic, crawlspaces, walls, fixtures, and foundation. Additionally, mainstream media has brought attention to the potential negative health effects of mold generating an increasing amount of public awareness and concern.
If you are concerned about mold in your home, watch for these common indicators of mold:
Signs of Mold
- Musky or moldy odor
- Leaking roof
- Visible black or white spotting on walls
- Water damage or flooding
- Plumbing or fixture leaks
If you have signs of mold in your home it is important that you act quickly before it poses a significant hazard to you and your home. Schedule a mold inspection with a DetectionTek specialist to get a room-by-room analysis with immediate on-site results you can depend on.