Although Fullerton does not receive a lot of rainfall, the city is exposed to a lot of moisture due to its close proximity to the ocean. The moisture, in addition to its average humidity of 70%, creates ideal locations for mold spores to grow and form colonies, requiring mold inspection and mold testing services to identify, detect, and eliminate.
February is the month when mold seems to flourish the most. That is when the highest precipitation and humidity occur: 3 inches of rain and almost 90% humidity.
You may also think that mold only grows in the dark, damp areas. However, mold can appear in areas that you may not think of. Older buildings tend to have weaker roofs and walls which can allow rain and humidity to enter more easily. Also, weaker pipes can be attributed to older buildings which can lead to hidden leaks inside. The accumulation of water within the home can slowly deteriorate buildings and support the growth of a mold such as stachybotrys-atra that releases potentially harmful toxins into the air.
Antiquated ventilation systems also pose a threat to your breathing; the air quality is reduced because of the lack of clean air circulating in the household or building, which allows mold to become trapped inside, forcing the residents to breathe in dirty air. Older windows and window frames condense easier, because of the increase in heat transfer inside, making them an ideal home for mold and mildew. This is why it is important for mold inspection and mold testing services.
Also, if the building smells moldy, but there is no mold to be seen, there may be hidden mold colonies growing under old wallpapers and around leaking or condensing pipes. All of these respective factors can result in quite a few health problems.
With over 20 years of indoor air quality industry experience, Indoor-Restore Environmental Services is one of the most reliable mold inspection and mold testing companies. You are guaranteed certified consultants who can answer all your mold-related questions and provide safe, methodical solutions that accommodate to your specific case. Our goal is to provide a healthier and more conservative environment for you and your community.
Indoor-Restore Environmental Services provides expertise on the causes of mold growth in the area and other services including: conducting mold testing for other harmful contaminants, inspection of the property, mold testing air quality, and analyzing other domains in which moisture can easily infiltrate. We provide the utilities required to address all your mold and mildew problems. Our environmental mold inspection, mold abatement, and building conservation services exceed the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) standards. As a well-renowned environmental mold inspection company in the Fullerton area, Indoor-Restore Environmental Services assures you professionally trained inspection specialists to detect, report, and eliminate your mold and mildew problems so that you and your loved ones can breathe easy again and enjoy healthier lives.
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Many types of mold can produce mycotoxins (allergens and toxic substances). This creates a higher potential for you and your loved ones to contract allergic reactions, such as sneezing and rashes, and other types of opportunistic infections. Prolonged mold exposure can also result in hypersensitivity pneumonitis and increased irritation of the skin, intensified nasal congestion, and heightened sinus pressure, etc. Asthma is also linked to mold exposure;
the inhalation of mold spores can irritate your lungs and respiratory tract. During allergy season, mold can perturb your allergies even more. In order to prevent these negative health effects and any additional spread of mold spores, it is essential that you do your best to be proactive with any leaks and suspect mold growth. Contact us as soon as possible to schedule your mold inspection and mold testing service.
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