About Mold

3d-mold-spore-small_150If you are wondering what mold is, Dr. Mold has the answers. Black mold is a greenish-black fungus found worldwide that colonizes particularly well in high-cellulose material like dry wall, carpet, wall paper, fiber-board, ceiling tiles, thermal insulation, etc. The fungus (black mold), before drying, is wet and slightly slimy to touch. The toxic mold grows in areas where the relative humidity is over 55%. This particular type of fungus does not grow on plastic, vinyl, concrete products, or ceramic tiles.

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It is not found in the green mold on bread. The toxic mold environmental risk may be one of the next major real estate “due diligence” concerns, especially in property development areas where major flooding has occurred.

If you’ve experienced a flood, roof leak, siding leak, pipe leak under a sink, or if you smell a starnge musty smell, and you’re still unsure as to what mold is, you need us to evaluate and determine if you need mold removal. Molds cause havoc on your immune system and can lead to serious illnesses.

 

If you think you might have mold spores in your home, inhaling or touching toxic mold may cause health problems. We are trained professionals, equipped to inspect for mold in your home, for a safer and healthier lifestyle.