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Mold Damage Restoration Keeps Homes Safe - SERVPRO of Laguna Hills/Laguna Niguel

1/24/2019 (Permalink)

SERVPRO of Laguna Hills/Laguna Niguel, CA residents who are allergic to pollen can take a breather in winter, when there aren’t enough of the allergen going around. 

If pollen is the major culprit of allergies in spring, what could be triggering the condition in winter? Experts point to three main sources: dust mites, animal hairs, and mold.

Mold, in particular, can be a major concern in Laguna Hills/Laguna Niguel during winter when precipitation is at its highest. Mold needs water and air to survive and thrive, and the dampness that winter rains bring certainly provides this.

Moreover, it is not only the elements that can leave moisture around a home. Domestic disasters, such as basement flooding and burst pipes, can leave behind enough wetness to promote mold proliferation. With this in mind, residents should immediately call us at Laguna Hills water damage restoration experts when these wet domestic crises take place.

It is very easy for amateurs to believe they can perform any needed restoration after such an event. What they may fail to understand, however, is that water can seep into cracks and crevices, and linger long enough to give mold spores the breeding ground they need to grow. The professionals use high-power equipment and proper knowhow to thoroughly dry affected areas and thus prevent mold from thriving.

If mold has started to spread, households can also rely on our team of experts to save their properties from total loss. Technicians from companies like SERVPRO of Laguna Hills/Laguna Niguel will conduct tests to determine where and to what extent the infestation has taken place, and perform the necessary remediation and decontamination procedures.

Residents who are unsure if mold has already taken root in their homes should watch out for signs of allergy. It could be coming from undetected mold growth, which should be removed before it causes a bigger disaster and winter illnesses.

Call SERVPRO of Laguna Hills/Laguna Niguel at (949) 472-8090

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