Eliminating Water Damage and Mold Removal

sump pump to control mold and moisture Mold. The only effective way to control mold is to control moisture. Undetected leaks can create an environment for mold to grow. Mold is a hard thing to get rid of, especially when it gets to the point when you can see it grow of your walls, and when you can smell it as an odor in the air.

Why Do some homes have a problem with Mold and Not others? Mold is always a part of out natural environment, whether we are indoors or outdoors. Mold in the outdoors is relatively safe, and has its role in actually cleaning our environment is breaking down organic matter such as fall foliage and downed trees. Mold is also in the air around us, outside and indoors where it is usually relatively harmless. Indoors, mold is in the air around us, and remains at or under healthy levels as long as it does not have enough moisture to grow. In order for the mold to grow, it needs a water source an a surface to grow on. If mold does have the moisture and source to grow on and enough time to reproduce by the means of tiny spores, they can continue to grow and to travel through the air. At some point, the level of mold will pollute the air you breath and cause a health risk to you and your family. Not all molds are the same, and some are more toxic than others. Some of the more dangerous molds include the Stachybotrys chartarum, also known as toxic mold. This type of mold produces myotoxins that can cause serious health problems when coming in contact with the skin and respiratory tract of humans. Some of these health risks include respiratory problems and infections, eye problems such as itchy, watery eyes, daytime fatigue, skin irritation, congestion. In extreme cases, this toxic mold has been known to cause neurological problems, and fatal asphyxiation. Mold growth in commercial buildings and residential homes can reduce value to the properties and many health problems as mentioned above. Fortunately, there are some relatively easy solutions available to you that might be cheaper than you think. Unless you currently have a mold problem that has already spread too far, a sump pump installation could be a quick permanent fix. The key ingredient to eliminating mold growth is to reduce moisture levels where the mold could grow. In most cases, that would be in the basement of your home.

Flooded Basement. Stressful conditions, poor air quality, and investment loss are just a few things that water in the basement can cause.

Severe medical problems such as these can begin with leaky pipes and even a little water in the basement. Before things go to far, you should want to consider a basement waterproofing solution. Our company has all the resources necessary to identify the source of the water in your basement, and to come up with an answer on how to eliminate it forever. We will deliver you a sump pump system, install a drain for it, a pit to put the pump in, and a liner for the sump pump.