While no one wants to have mold in their homes and it can cause health issues, there are also a few misconceptions about mold that Mold Removal West Palm Beach wants to clear up:
All Black Mold is Toxic: Not all black mold is THE black mold that releases mycotoxins and can cause health concerns. There are various types of mold that appear black in color that are relatively harmless but it is important either way to have a professional come in and perform mold testing and Mold Remediation.
All Mold is Bad: Not all mold is bad, in fact there are some molds that are completely harmless and some molds have been used to manufacture antibiotics such as penicillin but always call a professional at the first signs of mold.
Mold Always Causes A Reaction: Mold doesn't always cause a reaction, for some perfectly healthy individuals, there is no reaction when exposed to mold at all but even if you do not react, it is important to remove as quickly as possible.
Once the Mold Is Dead, You're Done: This is untrue, although making sure that the mold is dead is important, removing the source of the mold and anything that facilitates mold growth should be removed so make sure you are working with a reputable Mold Removal Company that can ensure all mold is gone and anything that facilitates mold growth is removed.
Bleach Kills Mold: There are some types of mold that can be killed by bleach as long as they are on non- porous surfaces, but there are some types of mold that are unaffected by bleach, making it ineffective.
If You Can Only See A Little Mold, It's No Big Deal: Even a little mold is too much and if the mold in your home or business has grown to the point that you can visibly see it, then is is likely that it has grown out of control underneath what you can see such as behind any walls or ceilings and can sometimes grow behind wallpaper without you noticing.