American Home Services is the name to call if you are in need of mold sampling and consultation in Alexandria. We can also help with mold remediation and building containment. In as little as 48 hours, mold can spread, so call us immediately.
Within a day, you may begin to smell a musty odor and by the next day, mold and mildew will be spreading. By the end of the week, the cost and time to fix your problem will have increased greatly and the mold and biohazard growth provides a serious risk to you and your family.
Each situation is unique, that is why you need to speak to the professionals at American Home Services. You can buy home DIY kits at most hardware stores, but you need to make sure that your home or business is cleaned properly, providing a safe environment for the occupants. We are trained in property damage restoration and you will be able to rest easy, knowing your toxic mold problem has been handled correctly.
There is a process to follow if you suspect you may be dealing with a potential black mold problem or you know for a fact that you have mold growth:
Black mold, or Stachybotrys Chartorum, produces allergen and irritants. Toxic black mold can cause such serious problems as breathing problems, mental impairment, damage to internal organs and possibly death. The trichothecene mycotoxins produced by toxic black mold are neurotoxic and can cause nervous disorders and personality changes.
Some other health issues that can be caused by black mold are:
Toxic black mold can affect different people in different ways, even in the same household. Children, the elderly and weakened people are most susceptible.
Some health problems can be permanent, but the sooner you get your mold problem taken care of, the healthier you will be and the lower your chances of permanent damage occurring. Contact American Home Services today to start your mold remediation process.
"American Home Services is the gold standard for mold remediation & quality customer service from beginning to end. Kurt, Walt & Sara took care of our mold problems and went well beyond the call."
Jason - Alexandria, VA
Mold contamination is associated with a lot of health risks. Exposure to dangerous amounts of mold can lead to various problems and diseases, which include