It first starts with a smell. You decide to get rid of most smelly things in the house, you let the windows open. The next day that same smell is still there. You ignore it for a period and start getting wheezy, your eyes are watery for no reason. What is happening, you ask? That is just the beginning of the dangers of mold.
Ignoring mold that forms in and around the house premises can have hard repercussions. Experts say there is over a thousand type of mold, most of which are dangerous for your health. You can find mold anywhere there is humidity, light, and warmth. This makes a house with poor ventilation and wet spots a death trap for its inhabitants.
Our experts from Fun Guy Inspections told us about the dangers of mold in your home and your health. Here is what happens if you keep infected spots around your home:
When it comes to your home, the dangers of mold are not obvious at first. You might see some dark spots on the wall or something similar. If you ignore those spots, they will continue to grow on the walls, pipes or ceiling, and completely infest your house.
The thing with mold is that it might not seem that big of a deal at first. It can look at a simple dirt spot that you will come to clean eventually, but you don’t. When mold sticks to a surface, it means it has the necessary conditions to grow. Because of it, mold will grow and spread fast, leaving you with a grand problem that needs fixing.
The Fun Guy Inspections team can take care of the mold in your house, no matter how bad it is. However, what our team cannot do is cure the diseases that come with a mold infestation in your home.
The beginning of the simple mold allergy is, again, not that alarming and is. Because of this, people tend to ignore itchy eyes or a runny nose, blaming it on the common cold sometimes. Ignorance can come at a great price since complications from mold allergies are also common.
Mold spores also float in the air, and they are invisible to the naked eye. In a mold-infested house, many types of harmful mold spores float around. Spores that you, without a doubt, inhale. Spores that can enter your lungs and make you short of breath, most commonly known as asthma.
Moreover, mold spores are also the cause of fungal infections. Your digestive tract or the skin, together with the lungs that we talked about in the previous paragraph, will be affected in short time and with hard consequences.
You see how the dangers of mold can rush you to the hospital with great complications. All this for a moment where you ignored a small black spot on the wall. If you feel any symptoms mentioned in this article, call the Fun Guy Inspections team and we will come to eliminate the greatest health threat a house can have lying around.