Are you worried you may have mold in your home or business?
South Louisiana, which is known for its heat and humidity, provides the perfect conditions for mold to flourish. Mold thrives in warm, moist environments and spores readily travel through your home, settling in dark damp corners. These spores rapidly multiply and contaminate the indoor air. If left untreated various types of mold can cause serious health problems to anyone living or working for a substantial amount of time in the infected area. Mold infestations affect respiratory and immune functions and are seen through these symptoms.
Respiratory Illnesses such as persistent cough and runny nose
Infections of the airways and lungs
Dropped infertility in men and women
Digestive problems such as vomiting and diarrhea
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Skin sensitivities such as rashes and intense itching
What does mold in your home or business look like?
Common places to find mold:
AC Unit, HVAC Ducts, Attic Wall/Insulation, Mold from shower leak (runs behind the wall as well), Bathroom wallpaper, Behind tiles (in any room), Mold on bricks, Ceilings (usually accompanies a leak behind the scenes), Crawlspaces, Behind the dishwasher, Carpet, Floor boards and tack strip (especially after hurricanes and/or floods).
What to do if you find mold?
Call Ercoli’s Inspection and Environmental right away at (337) 654-7918. Our certified mold remediation specialist will help outline the correct course of action. A visual inspection as well as an air quality test will be performed to determine the types and amount of mold present. If dangerous mold is located, a plan of remediation will be presented to you to eliminate all hazardous particles.