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Experiencing these symptoms? Then you may have a mold problem

Posted on March 26, 2016 in Blog

Experiencing these symptoms? Then you may have a mold problemMany people throughout Southern California and the entire US have mold problems in their homes or workplaces which aren’t discovered for many years. In the meantime, mold can adversely affect health, particularly if people have preexisting health conditions. Find out what the symptoms of mold issues are and whether your home or workplace may have a mold problem today.

Common mold reactions

Mold can cause many potentially adverse health effects including headaches, breathing difficulties, skin irritation, allergic reactions (sneezing, runny nose, skin rash), and the aggravation of asthma symptoms.

Variations in reactions to mold exposure depend on the type of mold that’s present, age and sensitivities, and how long the individual has been exposed to the mold problem.

Why may mold be present in my home?

Mold is present in just about all environments because it grows on just about every organic substance as long as moisture is present. When an area has excess moisture, it accumulates and a mold problem will likely develop. Molds reproduce by releasing tiny spores that waft through the air continually. When these spores find a wet place to land, they begin ingesting the surface – wood, paper, carpet, and insulation are the most common hosts – and eventually destroying it entirely.

Kinds of molds that may be in your home

Common types of mold that can often be found indoors are aspergillus, stachybotrys, Cryptococcus neoformans, penicillium, chadosporium, chadosporium, alternaria, epicoccum, fusarium, and tricoderma.

I suspect I have a mold problem. What should I do now?

If you’re experiencing adverse affects that may be caused by mold exposure, you should act now. Call Southern California’s mold removal experts—AQHI, Inc at 800-481-8080. We’ll schedule an appointment at a date and time that’s convenient for you to evaluate your property for mold and other common environmental contaminants such as asbestos and lead. After the evaluation, if we find any contamination, we’ll formulate a plan to remediate your home as soon as possible.

Safety is #1 at AQHI, Inc

Following all safety precautions and federal and state legal regulations, we’ll thoroughly cleanse your property of harmful mold, lead, asbestos, and any other contaminants found in the air, soil, physical structure, and water. You can definitely trust your decontamination needs to AQHI, Inc. We’ve been removing mold, lead, asbestos, and other contaminants in Southern California homes for over 28 years. Call us today!

Schedule an appointment today by calling 800-481-8080 or emailing We look forward to fulfilling all your decontamination needs so you can breathe easier very soon!

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