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Think you have mold in your home?

Think you have mold in your home? Learn how to identify mold and how to stop it from cultivating in your house.

Great resources can be found on on Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website

 

What You Need to Know About Mold

Cleanup and Remediation 
Fact sheets from CDC and EPA on mold cleanup, removal and remediation.

General Information
Basic facts about molds, exposure, adverse health effects, and prevention.

Related Issues
Information and links on mold-related issues, such as hurricane-related damage.

Resources
Useful documents and FAQs about mold from various federal and state agency resources.

“Was your home flooded? If so, and you were not able to dry your home (including furniture and other items) within 24-48 hours, you should assume you have mold growth. You need to completely dry everything, clean up the mold, and make sure you don’t still have a moisture problem.
You may see or smell mold on clothing, drywall, furniture, cardboard boxes, or books, but it may also be hidden under or behind items like carpet, cushions, or walls.” (https://www.cdc.gov/mold/cleanup-guide.html)

When in doubt, you can always call a professional to come check out the problem. We do all the heavy cleaning; so you don’t have to. Need us? Call us 24/7 at 530-275-3327 and we will be on our way.

      

 

In 2015, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) published a great interactive online tool that explains how homeowners can detect mold early on. The room-by-room guide will give you the knowledge to take on the task of preventing and repairing minor mold problems.

Click here to try it out: The Interactive Mold House.The Mold House

When in doubt, you can always call a professional to come check out the problem. We are ready to assist you 24/7. Call Aztec Construction & Restoration: 530-275-3327.

Sources:

EPA, http://www.epa.gov/mold/text-version-mold-house-tour. Updated October 26, 2015.
EPA, http://www.epa.gov/mold/interactive-mold-house-tour. Updated February 22, 2016.