Common Types of Mold

Mold can come in many different forms, shapes, sizes, colors. From black, green, white and even orange Mold Guys Restoration have seen and dealt with it all of them. Not all molds are the same and it is important to determine what type of mold is present in order to determine the relative health risk and how to best remediate the mold. The most common types of mold found in a home are Aspergillus, Cladosporium and Stachybotrys atra.

Aspergillus is an allergenic mold usually found in warm damp climates and a common occupant of house dust. This type of mold is dangerous because it produces mycotoxins a poisonous chemical compound which can lead to lung infection and aspergillosis.

Cladosporium is a common outdoor fungus that often finds its way into your home and grows on textiles, woods, and other damp porous materials. Cltypicalladosprium is typically a black or green substance that grows on painted surfaces and fiberglass air ducts.

Stachybotrys or otherwise known as black mold is extremely toxic and produces mycotoxins that can cause serious breathing difficulties and bleeding of the lungs. This mold grows on common household items such as wood or paper.

Mold in your home can be harmful to the health of you and your family. If you have any types of mold in your home call Mold Guys Restorations in East Bridgewater MA at (781)-733-3675

Mold Removal MA

Mold Removal Services in MA

When it comes to projects around the house, there are many projects homeowners can accomplish in a quick amount of time such as changing light bulbs, cleaning the gutters, rearranging furniture. There will be times when you will need to leave it to the professionals in order to get a project done. Such projects as mold removal should always be done by a professional here is why…

A homeowner might not know the type of mold they might be encountering, the ending result can be damaging. Mold can spread to other parts of your home if it not removed properly and drive mold into the air. Major damage, Health and safety concerns can occur if a homeowner does not have the degree of knowledge or the skill that is required for mold removal.

A hired professional wears the proper gear for protection such as gloves, eyewear and face masks to remove the mold out of your home. A homeowner should never try to remove mold on their own. Moldguys Restoration is your mold removal experts to help you complete the toughest mold removal, remediation, and restoration project for your business or home.

 

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Water Damage in MA

Water Damage Services in MA

Water Damage can be described as a large number of possible losses that is caused by water interfering where it attacks systems or materials by destroying them through the process such as rusting of steel, rotting of wood, rusting, and de-laminating of materials. Water damage can be unnoticeably slow and negligible or it can become something prompt and devastating such as flooding that can cause a major loss of property and a dent in your wallet.

Many things can cause water damage such as:

  • Bad weather (snow, rain, floods)
  • Plumbing leaks
  • Leaking roof
  • Moisture behind walls
  • Broken pipes
  • Broken dishwasher hose
  • Clogged toilet
  • Washing machine overflow
  • Leakage in dishwasher
  • Foundation cracks

Water damage restoration will be necessary in case of any water damage events present it. When these events occur it can be a awful time for home and business owners. If not handled properly right away by a professional water damage company, water damage can cause property value to decline.

Moldguys Restoration has years of experience when dealing with water damage issues. We will measure the extent of the damage that impacted building materials and content, by doing so we will determine which materials need to replaced and which materials can be restored.
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Symptoms of Black Mold

Black mold is not always noticeable; this can be a major issue in any household or business. When not resolved immediately, this can lead to serious respiratory concerns. If you believe to have detected mold in your home or business it is important to contact a trained technician as soon as possible.  Letting black mold remain in your home or business can lead to serious r issues. Below are a few common symptoms of black mold.

 

Symptoms regarding black mold can include:

 

  • Neurological symptoms this can include shortened breath, dizziness, disorientation or confusion, anxiety & depression
  • Vision & eye problems
  • Reproductive system symptoms like infertility, miscarriage & fetal development issues
  • Tiredness & discomfort this including joint pain, fever, nausea & fatigue
  • Liver damage
  • Allergic symptoms this including breathing problems, runny nose, sneezing & sore throat

Moldguys Restoration is fully equipped to handle both large and small jobs. We are available on short notice should an emergency raid and will move quickly to remove your problem.

How to Prepare Yourself From Mold Growth in The Winter in New England

As the holiday seasons and colder weather approaches us, we are at a time where we use heat in our homes frequently to stay warm. Unfortunately for homeowners, mold can start growing in the winter season on your home’s inside walls, specifically on surfaces that are closer to the outside of your home.

When there is excessive moisture indoors, water damage may not be the only problem. Mold can grow on paper, carpet, wood and even foods. This can cause serious health issues and allergies to your family and house guests.

Although there is no particular way to remove all molds and molds spores in an indoor environment, there are some helpful tips on how to prevent mold growth during the winter season.

  • Control moisture indoors
  • Regular vacuuming and cleaning especially in bathrooms, kitchens and other areas in your home that can cause a lot of moisture
  • Repair leaks in your roof or windows as soon as possible
  • Maintain gutters and downspouts as well as under your downspouts so that water from your roof can flow away from your home
  • Be sure to keep your dryer for clothes vented to the outdoors
  • Attic should be well insulated and ventilated
  • Cover crawl space with waterproof polyethylene plastic. If you have vents on your crawlspace, be sure to close vents in the summertime and keep them open during the winter

If you have any suspicion of mold forming in your home, contact Moldguys Restoration LLC today for your mold removal services. We specialize in mold removal, damage, cleanup and restoration services.