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What to Do When You Discover Black Mold On Your Property

Apr 10, 2021 | Service Info

Black mold is a toxic mold known as Stachybotrys. All molds are harmful to your health and should be removed by a certified mold removal professional like North shore Restore. Mold destroys the integrity of your home structure and makes you ill; both are reasons to have it removed immediately. Below, we will discuss what to do in the event black mold is found on your property.
What Should I Do If I Have Black Mold Stains on My Property?

Black mold stains are an indication that you have a mold infestation. It is also usually the result of water damage or flooding to the property. If you have black mold stains, call a professional for an inspection and safe removal. Leaving black mold on your property can result in significant damages to the structure of your property as well as illnesses to those that frequent the property. It is always safest to speak to a professional to ensure the black mold is removed and the area is treated to ensure no new black mold grows on your property.

What Are Some Symptoms Caused from Black Mold?

Many different symptoms can be the direct cause of black mold poisoning. Suppose you notice any of the symptoms below that last longer than seasonal allergies or notice the symptoms disappear when you leave the property. In that case, it is time to contact a professional for a mold inspection. Some of the more common illnesses that stem from black mold exposure are:
• Severe Allergies
• Stuffy Nose
• Coughing
• Red or Watery Eyes
• Skin Rashes
• Wheezing
• Sinusitis
• Sore Throat
• Nose Bleeds
• Headaches
• Aches and Pains
• Memory Loss
• Mood Changes

Black mold is hazardous and, if not entirely removed, can quickly return. This is the reason it is best to hire a professional for mold remediation services. They will remove all damaged materials, replace the materials, and use sprays to ensure that no black mold will grow on your property. North Shore Restore is here to help with all types of mold removal, including black mold.