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Eliminating Basement Odor with Mold Remediation

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012

Has your basement developed a smelly, musty odor? Well, the smell could be the result of mold or mildew. Because of this, it is important to call your local mold remediation specialists to further examine your situation.

Mold can be detrimental in several ways, including:

  • Mold has been linked to a variety of health issues, including asthma, allergies, rashes and sinus infections to pneumonia, skin infections, and much more!
  • Mold can damage to your home, slowly eating away at building materials like wood, cement, and drywall.

Mold remediation is important to not only eliminate the overbearing, musty smell from your basement, but also to keep your family safe and healthy.

The Mold Remediation Process

  1. Locating the Problem: What is causing the mold outbreak? Is there a leaky pipe? Is there a leaky window? How is excess moisture making its way into your basement?
  2. Isolating the Contaminated Area: Mold spores easily travel through the air when agitated. This is why it is crucial to seal off the contaminated area to prevent the spread of mold to other areas of the home.
  3. Removing affected Materials: If materials, such as carpets and furniture, have been affected by mold, there items must be removed and professionally cleaned.
  4. Cleaning the affected Area: This is the part of mold remediation that deals with actually removing the mold from the home.

The trick to dealing with mold is to quickly eliminate mold before it grows out of control. This is where Atlantic Environmental Solutions can help!

AES employs a team of highly-trained, experienced mold remediation professionals, ensuring the proper diagnosis and remedy for your specific mold infestation. Using state-of-the-art equipment and following protocols established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), we employ the most effective techniques to ensure safe indoor air quality during and after the abatement process.

If you have any questions about Mold Remediation Services or if you have a situation that needs immediate attention, please contact Atlantic Environmental Solutions by calling 877-296-6653 or click here today!

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Mold Remediation – Get Rid Of The Odor!

 

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The How and Why of Black Mold Removal

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Not all mold is harmful, but others – like Stachybotrys, also known as black mold – can cause adverse health problems, like: swollen, irritated, itchy and burning eyes; weight loss; constant dull, throbbing headache accompanied by sneezing; red and itchy skin; increased risk of asthma and respiratory problems; and increased susceptibility to other infectious diseases. In the most severe exposures to the fungus, brain damage, lung cancer and even death can occur.

This article from Articlebase.com explains the importance of proper mold removal and remediation.

In order to lessen health risks, black mold should be removed as soon as possible after it has been discovered.  It has a harmful toxin that affects normal body functions.

If you feel as if you have been exposed, a simple blood test can be administered to find out. Exposure to mold is seen in the human body as an allergic response to something toxic. The body will increase the amount of killer T white blood cells, producing antibodies in an attempt to destroy the mold spores. The doctor will look for a rise in the white blood cell count to confirm or disprove your worries.

Since, like most molds, black mold thrives in areas of high moisture and humidity – like bathrooms, cabinets, kitchens, basements, etc. – the only way to truly be sure you rid yourself of this harmful fungus is to hire a professional mold remediation specialist.

If you have any questions, contact Atlantic Environmental Solutions by calling 877-296-665 or click here today!

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