SIGNS YOUR DAVENPORT HOME HAS A MOLD PROBLEM
Mold is a sneaky assailant, often spreading out of sight and out of mind while wreaking havoc on your home. Many homeowners fear mold problems, and for good reason, but most of the time they can be mitigated easily when the issues are diagnosed early. Mold problems in your Davenport home cannot only damage your home’s structure but can also be hazardous to your health, so it’s best to act sooner than later if you suspect a mold problem. Here at MidAmerica Basement Systems in Davenport, our team of foundation and waterproofing experts can tell you exactly what’s going on and will recommend an effective solution to rid your home of this troublesome contaminant.
Not sure if your home has mold issues? Here are some common red flags:
Visible Mold Growth
You may be able to spot mold growing out in the open, especially in areas of high humidity like bathrooms and kitchens.
Have you noticed a lingering, musty smell in your home but can’t figure out where it’s coming from? Does it get worse when you turn on your air conditioning or heating? You may have mold hiding away in your crawl space or basement.
An Increase in Allergy/Asthma/Cold Symptoms
If you’ve experienced an unexplainable uptick in your allergy or asthma symptoms, or you feel like your cold symptoms have been hanging around forever, you may have mold spores circulating through your air vents.
Previous water damage is a major consideration for mold growth. Even if you don’t remember a burst pipe or leaking tub, the effects could be hiding out under your floor, behind your wall, inside a cabinet beneath a bathroom or kitchen sink, or in the laundry or mud room.
Icky Fabrics and Upholstery
Soft, porous surfaces are magnets for mold. This includes clothing, carpets, and upholstered furniture. Fuzzy spots, slimy textures, and even skin irritation can indicate a mold problem in your home.
If you suspect a mold problem in your Davenport home, but still aren’t sure, it’s better to not take chances with a potentially toxic problem. Reach out to us at MidAmerica Basement Systems and talk with one of our Davenport waterproofing and foundation repair experts today. Or better yet, click and schedule your Free Estimate right now!