Types of mold can be found anywhere and they can grow on virtually any substance that is organic, as long as there is oxygen and moisture present. Certain types of mold can grow on paper, carpet, food, insulation, and even wood. When excessive amounts of moisture accumulate in buildings, or building materials, mold growth will often occur, especially if the moisture problem remains undiscovered or unaddressed. At Orange Restoration, we complete can help you as a property manager control the moisture levels inside your property.
Here are a few things you should know about mold as a property manager. First and foremost, it has the potential to cause health problems. Molds can produce allergens, (substances that can cause allergic reactions), potentially toxic substances, and irritants. Such allergens can cause hay fever-type symptoms, such as sneezing and runny nose. Exposure can also irritate the skin, eyes, nose, lungs, and throat of both mold-allergic and non-allergic people.While the research on the health effects are ongoing, it's clear that as a property manager, you do not want any kind of mold in your properties.
Now that you have an idea of the health problems mold can cause, the next step is getting rid of the mold itself. That's when you call the experts at Orange Restoration. Bottom line is that mold will not grow if there is no moisture present. If there is a mold growth problem in your property, you must clean up the mold and fix the water problem. If you get rid of the mold and don't fix the water problem, it it most likely that the mold problem will come back. We will dispatch a technician immediately to help you take care of your problem and get your property a step towards a healthier home environment. At the end of the day, your tenants health could be at risk.
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