Mold Inspection And Tests in Pittsburgh
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Are you looking to buy a new home or property? Have you experienced water damage or noticed an unusual musty odor in your Pittsburgh home or place of business? You may be at risk of mold contamination. More than just affecting indoor air quality, mold can produce toxins that can cause serious health risks in both humans and animals. The quality of mold remediation service varies widely from company to company, and choosing the wrong one can lead to recurring growth. That's why it's essential to hire a qualified team to isolate the problem so you can stop it at the source. HomeTeam of South Pittsburgh can help you!
Why a Mold Inspection is Important
Mold is an issue that plagues home, business, and even cars far more often than many people realize. Mold is a potentially toxic living substance that will grow virtually anywhere, so long as it is under specific living conditions. Mold typically likes damp, dark environments in temperatures of 60°-80° F. It is best to detect mold early in your home or business in order to reduce the chances of harm to the health of you or your loved ones.
Potential effects of mold include:
- Respiratory Conditions, such as wheezing coughing, upper respiratory infections.
- Mold Sensitivity, which as include chest and nasal congestion, sore throat, skin irrigation, headaches, watery or dry eyes, coughing, etc.
- Sever or Chronic Conditions, these are usually produced by certain types of mold that produce mycotoxins and they can cause conditions, such as cancer, pulmonary bleeding, immune disorders, and more.
Do you need an expert mold inspection? Call us today!
What are some of the most common types of molds found in homes?
There are many kinds of mold that can grow in a home or business. Some of the most common include:
- Stachybotrys, or “black mold”, which is one of the most dangerous types of mold.
- Chaetomium – most common found in home with wet or damp environments, which is common after water damage.
- Alternaria is a mold known for inducing allergies.
- Fusarium - Commonly found in plant debris and soil, also in very damp areas around the home or business.
- Penicillium - Abundant in everyday environments, but if it gets trapped in your home It can cause harm.
- Aspergillus - Similar to Penicillium, this mold is also found in everyday air, but can be hazardous to people, especially with immune deficiencies.
It is important to remember that not every type of mold found in your home or business is the same. Hiring an expert to find these hazardous areas of your Pittsburgh home can help you eliminate the problem
Why Choose HomeTeam of South Pittsburgh?
At HomeTeam of South Pittsburgh, your safety is our top priority. That's why we provide thorough, comprehensive mold inspection services designed to get to the root of the problem at hand.
- We'll inspect your property inside and out
- determine whether mold is an issue
- and if we do find mold, we'll pinpoint the source so that you can have it treated accordingly.
Communication, trust, and thoroughness are of the utmost importance to our Pittsburgh team. We understand the responsibility we have to keep you and your loved ones safe, and the potential issues that can arise from mold in your home or business. That’s why we work hard to help keep you, our neighbors, safe!
Suspect a mold problem? Don’t wait! Call us at (412) 205-8245 today!