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How To Test For Mold In Your Home

How to Test For Mold

Mold is a common fungus that can grow in your house in as little as 24 hours. Reproduction occurs through microscopic seeds known as spores, and can cause severe respiratory issues to your loved ones and costly damage to your home.


If you suspect mold growth in your home, we have the solution for you!


  1. Check For Visible Signs of Mold

Mold often has a distinct fuzzy or slimy visual appearance, and may display a variety of colors – black, green, white, or brown. If you suspect mold growth, begin your search in your basement and utility room, as each offer prime environments for mold growth.


Next, check your windows, and locations that are often exposed to water, such as your bathrooms. Shower curtains are often breeding grounds for mold growth.


  1. Test for Mold

At-home mold testing kits are often unreliable, and require samples to be sent off to a lab. It is recommended that you hire a reliable mold remediation service. Professional services utilize a variety of tools and instruments that are unavailable to the general public, and have experience testing and identifying a wide variety of mold types.


  1. Treat the Affected Area

After a professional mold service detects mold in your home, a plan of action will be created to remove and prevent future mold growth. It is pertinent to hire a professional service for remediation, as many protective measures are needed for safe removal.


Prevent future growth by reducing humidity levels, running exhaust fans, utilizing a dehumidifier, and wiping down shower curtains and walls. Keep air and surfaces dry and humidity free prevents mold from returning in your home.


If you are a resident of Middle Tennessee or Southern Kentucky, give us a call at 615-921-1483 for your free comprehensive mold inspection! Each inspection is completed in 4 steps – information gathering, building inspection, preliminary determinations, and a comprehensive work plan. Our thorough test will identify any mold specimen located in your home, and will include a plan of action if necessary.


Ace Mold Proof is your hometown mold remediation expert. We are ready to create a mold-free home for you, saving your health and your home.


Give us a call today!