Air Quality Testing
There are many types of fungal materials in your home. It’s important to know what they are and how they affect you. Testing the air you breathe for the presence of mold spores provides peace of mind and clarity for your investment.
There are many different kinds of mold. Naturally, mold grows outdoors and is an important part of the decomposition process, however when it begins to grow inside a home it can cause problems for not only your home’s structure but your health.
What is Mold?
Some common types of mold are alternaria, aureobasidium, penicillium and cladosporium. Black mold, which is toxic and can cause severe respiratory issues, is called stachybotrys chartarum. Black mold is not very common, but is one of the most well known types.
What Can Happen if Mold Is Found?
While most types of mold aren’t toxic, they can still cause health problems if they aren’t taken care of. The most common types of health problems are allergies, allergic reactions (which can be severe), sinus infections, lung inflammation, respiratory infections, asthma attacks and breathing problems.
Black mold and other toxic molds can cause asthma attacks, fatigue, depression, sinus infections and severe breathing issues.