Indoor mold growth doesn’t just grow on building materials by itself it requires moisture. Sources of moisture in Northern VA homes are usually because of one of these conditions—
- Leaky plumbing, leaky roof, poorly sealed leaking windows, backup drains, and water that runs off from showers and bathtubs.
- Damp concrete slabs.
- Condensation from humidifiers, vaporizers, inadequate ventilation, faulty windows, and high humidity.
Mold inspections by a professional should be done if you are experiencing any of these conditions at your Northern VA home. Even if you are already aware that you have mold growth, mold inspections can pinpoint the exact location of all mold within your home in Northern VA that could be hidden behind walls or under carpet and other places as well. Another reason you want a mold inspection is to find the water problem that is causing the mold to grow in the first place.
If you have had any moisture problems at your Northern VA home, no doubt you are experiencing some form of mold growth and should definitely invest in a mold inspection for your home. Maybe you have seen water stains or discoloration on floors, ceilings or walls at your home. Most likely, mold is growing behind these materials, and a mold inspection will determine the type of damage you are looking to repair at your Northern VA home.
Another moisture sign is peeling, bubbling or cracking in your paint or wallpaper. You might notice your walls are bowed or warped which could be caused by moisture. They could possibly be damp when you touch them.
Having mold inspections for homes in Northern VA when homeowners experience even the slightest inclination that they might have mold is an investment in the home they can’t afford not to make. Mold damage can destroy parts of your home where major reconstruction will need to be done to get rid of all the damage.
Take precautions now and call the team at Envirotex to come and perform a mold inspection at your Northern VA home. They have the necessary equipment and take the safety measures to properly take samples and evaluate the situation and give you a plan you should follow for mold remediation.