Is Toxic Home Mold Really That Big Of A Problem?
I guess we need to define what a problem actually is,
before we can answer this question. If you look at a problem as
something that will cost you a lot of money or create safety problems
for your family, you're at the right spot. If you look at a problem as
something that needs to be solved by someone other than yourself, you
can stop reading right here.
Toxic home mold is a really big problem, but in most cases, it's not going to be a life-threatening one. However, if you have allergies or other health related issues and you can't be around mold, this could be a completely different situation. Mold could be creating big health problems for these people.
Mold in your home shouldn't be taken lightly and should be cleaned up constantly. If you have a problem where mold continues to keep growing, there's a good chance that you have a problem with your home or building that needs to be repaired. Mold is only going to keep growing as long as there is plenty of moisture. Get rid of the moisture and there's a good chance that you will get rid of the mold.
What other types of damage can mold do, besides creating health problems for people? Mold can and will damage your home, if the situation isn't fixed as soon as possible. I have seen mold and fungus destroy structural framing components in floors, walls and roofs.
Once this starts to happen, your home might not be safe to live in. If you're worried about mold in your home, you could always do a mold test. These tests usually cost under $20 and it could be money well spent, especially if you have health problems.