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Signs You Have Mold in Your Idaho Home

Mold is known as the silent killer for a reason. If you’re like most people, then you have a difficult time determining when and where mold growth occurs—if you notice at all. More often than not, you’ll likely experience physical symptoms of mold growth long before you’re able to locate mold spores on your own. 

Fortunately, we’ve gathered the most common causes of mold growth. If you have high amounts of mold in your home, you’ll likely notice one or more of the following:

  • Rotten, musty smells
  • Contaminated carpets
  • Leaky water heater
  • Allergy and asthma flare-ups
  • Warped walls
  • Lingering cough
  • Spores on tiles

Physical Symptoms of Mold Exposure

It’s important to note: mold impacts each person differently. You may experience one of the following, or none at all. Either way, try not to ignore any of the symptoms listed below: 

Shortness of breath

Dry, flaky skin

Headache

Chest tightness

Coughing

Sore throat

Wheezing

Nasal congestion

Fatigue

Itchy eyes and throat

What Causes Mold Growth?

When it comes down to it, mold growth activates when warm conditions meet moist environments. Lingering water— be it from a roof leak, burst plumbing, or lack of ventilation—is the beginning of all mold-related issues. 

Mold utilizes spores to spread and reproduce. When a mold spore travels through the air and lands in humid environments, spores begin to flower, thus creating mold. 

Luckily, the licensed professionals at Complete & Total Restoration will identify and completely irradicate mold and all lingering spores. Our specialists work hard to ensure your home or business remains a healthy and safe place.

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Where Does Mold Grow?

Mold can grow on nearly any surface! 

More specifically, mold gravitates towards organic materials like wood, paper products, drywall, carpet, insulation, and even water.  To prevent excess moisture from dampening your floors and walls, control the amount of moisture in high humidity areas. This includes, but isn’t limited to bathrooms, showers, attics, and crawlspaces.

Mold is commonly found in these areas:

  • Shower curtains
  • Bathroom tiles
  • Under the sink
  • Shampoo bottles
  • Sinks
  • Counters
  • Dishracks
  • Refrigerator door seals
  • Window sills
  • Crawlspaces
  • Air conditioners
  • Basements
  • Behind wallpaper
  • Near indoor plants
  • Under carpet and rugs

CTR Mold Removal Process

Mold removal and remediation can seem overwhelming. Fortunately, CTR’s trained professionals will revive the condition and quality of your residence. Call (208) 907-3830 to speak with a certified technician about your water damage. If you contact a mold remediation specialist to remove, clean, and disinfect the contaminated area, you can expect the following:

Step 1

Provide pre-remediation samples

Step 2

Identify and stop the source of moisture

Step 3

Set up thorough containment

Step 4

Establish negative air/ HEPA vacuums

Step 5

Remove contaminated materials

Step 6

Disinfect all surfaces

Step 7

Provide post-remediation samples

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What to Do When You Suspect Your Home Has Mold

When your property is showing signs of visible mold, or you’re concerned about indoor air quality, you’ll want to address this issue promptly and responsibly. When you contact Cleanup & Total Restoration to remediate your issue, you’re choosing a certified mold remediation specialist who has expertise in eliminating and preventing mold development

CTR Mold Remediation & Removal Services

When you notice or come into contact with a toxic fungus such as mold, you may not know what to do. Though the list of what you should do is long, be sure to call Cleanup & Total Restoration first. We’re a company you can trust for mold remediation and various water emergencies.

 

Our technicians are committed to removing and preventing mold from wreaking havoc on your possessions. We’ll thoroughly assess the property and discuss remediation options. CTR specialists tailor plans to address water damage issues based on your property.  Learn more about mold remediation or call (208) 505-9093 to request services. 

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Why Do Idaho Residents Choose CTR?

CTR’s IICR certified water damage and restoration technicians will quickly examine your property and locate the source of your property damages. We’ll then discuss our plans to restore your home and walk you through each process.

  • 24/7 emergency response
  • Certified technicians
  • Trained, licensed, bonded, and insured
  • Full-service restoration
  • Advanced dehumidification and sanitization processes
  • Superior customer service
  • Upfront pricing, no hidden fees
  • Industry-leading moisture extraction technology

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