Having water damage due to plumbing issues, flooding, and more can be of high risk. The excess of water can represent electrical hazards or even the growth of hazardous mold. Mold can be associated with all sorts of health problems like pneumonia, asthma attacks, allergic reactions, or even more severe problems.
It is imperative to detect the water damage from the root and inspect the area for mold growth. If the mold is not treated, it can lead to further damage to your home or building and require additional and more expensive repairs in the future. Make sure to be well informed about who you hire for water damage removal and restoration, restoration contractors for this type of service in Tampa, FL, should also inspect for mold. At Air Allergen & Mold Testing, we work with a large group of water damage removal companies to perform clearance mold tests.
If you’d like to test your home or building, too, or if you’re a contractor looking for one of the best mold testing companies in Tampa, FL, contact us for a consultation.
How to deal with mold after Water Damage
- Find the root of the water damage
- Remove the water-damaged materials and any other moldy materials
- Clean the surfaces with a fungicide to kill mold
- Wait for some days to allow the area to dry before replacing materials and making repairs
- Contact a mold inspector to get a sample of the area and run a lab test to guarantee there’s no more mold
Call a Professional in Mold Testing
After suffering water damage, you might not notice mold right way. Usually, mold infections begin in areas that are not visible like inside the walls and underneath the flooring.
At Air Allergen & Mold Testing, we are committed to helping people in Tampa make informed decisions and provide remediation information to homeowners, businesses, and organizations. We work with multi-family and apartments, churches, contractors, government and quasi-public, lenders, manufacturers, property management companies, realtors, retail, schools, service and broadcast companies, and transportation companies.