Mold in Your Home Can be a Serious Problem
Posted by James Lee on August 1st, 2018
South Florida has a tropical climate that provides high risk for mold, which is fungus that thrives on moisture and humidity. We've learned that mold can be devastating to your home and to your health.
A leaky roof or window, broken or leaking pipes, or water damage that wasn’t dealt with properly, can all cause mold.
Effects on Health
Mold spores in a home can contribute to a range of health issues: asthma and other respiratory distress, skin rashes, congestion, and eye irritation. Immune-compromised people and those who have chronic lung illnesses are susceptible to serious infections. If you're sensitive to mold, you may experience serious health problems.
If you've been exposed to dangerous mold, you may want to consider talking to a Florida mold lawyer.
The only way to eliminate mold is to thoroughly dry out the damp area. Sometimes that's harder than it sounds. In severe cases, such as after flooding, a mold remediation company may be required.
Benjamin Franklin is famously quoted as saying, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." That's certainly true for mold. The best thing you can do is prevent it before it becomes a problem and you find yourself in need of a Florida mold attorney.
The key to mold prevention is simple: moisture control. There are steps you can take to minimize the risk that you'll have to deal with problematic mold. Here are a few things you can do:
It isn't always possible to prevent mold. If you or your loved ones have suffered because of mold problems, you'll want to consult with a Florida mold lawyer.
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