Mold can grow almost anywhere, and is commonly found in areas with high amounts of moisture. On the most common areas of the home to be affected by mold is typically your shower. Here at Clean Earth Restorations, we get all kinds of questions on how to deal with mold and best clean up practices.
Mold is a concern for most homeowners, and even renters. It is especially prevalent in hot, humid areas (like San Diego in the summer time). Most of the mold you deal will is easily visible, but some mold keeps away from your sights. Sometimes your house/building can develop a musty and stale odor that you cannot find the source of. There's a good chance that this odor is from mold that is hiding from you.
San Diego has a big problem in that later half of spring and in the summer...mold. Especially mold in bathrooms. You might notice mold and mildew growing in your bathroom, particularly on the caulk used on your bathtub or shower. This is an even bigger problem for poorly ventilated areas, like in small apartments.
Why Does Mold and Mildew Grow on the Caulk?
Mold grows in humid areas where the spores can find sufficient moisture. The spores that reside in homes find themselves in the caulking of showers and bathtubs. They doe this because caulk is porous and can retain moisture. Poor ventilated bathrooms allow them to multiply freely in the dark and humid atmosphere.
San Diego isn't known for excessive rainfall, but this year we have had more rain and moisture then usual, and the risk of mold is a reality for many homeowners. Nobody wants mold in their home, but understanding the risks, both for your health and your pocketbook, is important. Clean Earth Restorations is certified to deal with mold removal and clean up. We know how to identify dangerous mold and how to safely remove it.
Mold lives everywhere, and after the rains that San Diego is experiencing this winter, mold growth is even more common. If your allergies occur over multiple seasons, it may be mold in your home or business that you are actually allergic to. Clean Earth Restorations is San Diego's leading mold removal company. We can help!
With all the rain that the San Diego area has received over the past month, concerns about mold growing in your home or business are real. Mold can grow anywhere where there is moisture. Soap and detergents can remove mold stains, but will not kill the mold. Clean Earth Restorations is a full service mold remediation company. We can determine if the mold in your home or business is dangerous and needs to be removed professionally.
If you think you might have a mold problem in your home, you have probably gone to Google to seek advice and information. There is so much mis-information out there about mold. At Clean Earth Restorations, we are San Diego's mold removal experts. The core of our business is helping homeowners and business owners deal with mold in their buildings, both identifying when mold creates a health hazard and helping restore the property to its pre-mold condition. Knowing what to do when you see mold is important for determining your next step. Don't let a small mold problem become a giant one!
Finding any kind of mold in your home can be distressing. A 2003 study by the University of Arizona found that mold is pervasive in most homes (found in 100% of the homes tested in the study!) and that certain types of mold can lead to health problems like asthma and allergies. San Diego's mold removal experts at Clean Earth Restorations can help you find out if the mold in your home is dangerous and needs to be removed.