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Where Mold May Hide In Your Home

white-question-mark-on-blue-circle-on-white-backgroundMold is always a problem, that is never in question. What is in question is where that mold growth might be? The sooner you find any mold that is in your house the easier it will be to remove and address it.

We are proud to provide mold remediation in West Palm Beach, FL. Our services are highly effective and we are one of the few certified providers of this service in the area. With that said, we can’t just show up uninvited to check for mold in your home. We need you to let us know the problem is there to address it.

Let’s discuss where mold might hide out in your home and how you can find it so you know when to reach out to us for help.

4 Places That Mold May Be Hiding In Your Home

So where might there be mold in your home? Here are a few problematic places that you might need to check.

  1. Hiding behind a leaking toilet: Your toilet has been running nearly nonstop and you really need to get it fixed. This is a plumbing problem obviously but it can lead to a mold problem too. If the leak in your toilet is coming from the tank, bowl, or from cracking sealant, it can easily become a way to mold to grow in your home.
  2. Growing in a dark corner of a damp room: You’ve been battling the humidity and you aren’t sure if it is leading to mold and mildew growth in your home. It may be time to check some of the darker, less ventilated parts of your home. Those spots behind the furniture or darker corners of the house can easily become an environment for mold.
  3. Sneaking under flooring or carpet: Battling with a leak somewhere in the home? If so, there is a chance there is mold that is growing and spreading underneath the floors or carpets in the home. This is just one of many reasons why leaks, especially slab leaks, need to be taken care of quickly!
  4. Collecting in your ductwork: Last but not least, one of mold’s favorite places to show up is within your ductwork. This part of your home is often dealing with extra dust and debris, along with higher levels of humidity. This, of course, makes your ductwork more likely to encounter mold growth. This can be prevented with duct cleaning in some cases but may still pop up at some point down the road.

Addressing Mold Growth Effectively

So, now that you know where you might have mold, you may be wondering what to do next.

Make sure to check for visual signs or any other signs of mold, such as musty smells, to confirm that there is an issue. From there, all you need to do is reach out to our team for help. As we mentioned already, we are licensed and certified mold assessors and remediators so we can address the issue head-on.

Contact Envirotech Air Quality Services to get started getting rid of the mold in your home. 

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