The great news about all the rain we’ve been getting in May is that you don’t have to water your garden. The bad news is flooding, which leads to moisture intrusion, which leads to mold and mold spores. We’ve fixed our share of moisture issues throughout the Front Range and Mountain communities in Colorado, so we’ve seen firsthand the damaging effects that moisture can have on the structure and foundation of you home. We can help you fix the issue correctly, and avoid further damage, but once your home is showing signs of moisture and mold you need to take steps to clean it up and get rid of the mold before it causes further damage.
Health issues related to mold and mold spores
Whether it’s your home or your business, you want to keep your eye out for moisture issues. Not only is moisture intrusion a sign that the structure of your building is failing, mold and mold spores can be extremely harmful to anyone living or visiting your home, and all of your employees in your place of business. Mold and mold spores have been known to cause people who suffer from asthma to have increasingly more asthma attacks and can bring on severe signs of allergies like coughing, wheezing, runny nose, skin rash and irritation, runny eyes, and red eyes. But living and working in a toxic and moldy environment can also cause more severe health issues like nervous system disorders, depression and in severe cases, death.
Metro Reconstruction can fix moisture issues throughout Colorado
If you have moisture issues that have allowed mold to grow and thrive in your residential or commercial space, then you and everyone who enters is essentially breathing in toxic air as microscopic mold spores are constantly moving through the air. When it comes to mold, even the slightest sign can lead to big problems down the line. Fix any and all moisture issues as soon as they arise.
Properly controlling moisture in your structure will not only protect the building itself and prevent health issues to all residents and workers but preventing mold and moisture issues will improve the effectiveness of your air sealing and insulations efforts which will contribute to the energy efficiency of your structure.
Don’t let moisture issues build up. Not only will it get more difficult and costly to repair, but the health risks could be irreversible and permanent.
Call a professional contractor at the first sign of moisture and mold in your home.