Water Damage and Mold Growth
You can maybe smell it, perhaps even see it, but mold growth from water damage can many times be undetectable in your basement. The effects of mold growth is not only a cosmetic issue but many times can lead into a health issue causing allergies, respiratory complications and many other illnesses. So how does mold become such an immediate problem?
Whether you have water damage in your basement or even just extensive humidity issues, mold spores can grow rapidly and attach themselves to drywall, carpet, baseboards, cracks, flooring and almost anything else in your basement. There are many types of mold which can grow in your basement with each having their own characteristics of harmful effects
Types of Mold
Now you understand the various types of mold, here are some examples of how to eliminate and prevent mold growth.
- Keep a dehumidifier on in your basement to reduce the excessive humidity which can cause mold growth
- If your basement is covered with mold, you might want to call a mold remediation company
- Call Keystone Basement Systems and we can inspect your foundation and water seepage issues to uncover possible areas of mold development