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Mankato Mold Remediation Services by ServiceMaster of Mankato and Waseca

March 20th, 2016 · No Comments

Why is mold such a problem? For one, it can develop in any moist environment where the temperature is right and the mold has something to “eat.” Mankato is like many other communities in Minnesota in that the combination of rain, drainage water, condensation, and warm weather is very common, at least for part of the year. Mold remediationmold removal and mold damage restorationis one of the major services offered by ServiceMaster of Mankato and Waseca.

But theres another reason why mold is such a concern. Medical experts have left no doubt about the health risks associated with mold infestations in homes and businesses. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention points out that many people have sensitivities to mold; some would be considered allergies, while other people simply have a predisposition to mold spore irritation. They may develop congestion or coughing as soon as they enter the building, symptoms that could worsen as exposure continues. The more serious concerns are the dangers for people with diagnosed allergies, respiratory problems, or asthma. Even worse is the exposure risk to people with lung diseases such as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder). These people can actually develop mold infections in their lungs.

The Institute of Medicine, which offers expert analysis of medical conditions and practices in the United States, bears out the risk in its reports. In fact, the data and concern was so great nationally, that the IOM experts wrote a book on the health dangers stemming from damp spaces. That’s two national health organizations sounding the warning on mold infestations. The Environmental Protection Agency also weighs in on the issue of mold contamination and offers tips for mold prevention, warning about mold spore dangers in the air of homes and businesses.

Clearly, you don’t want mold and mildew in your home in Mankato. ServiceMaster of Mankato and Waseca will find it (especially in places where it can’t be seen), remove it, repair the damage that it’s done, and offer suggestions on how to prevent it from growing again. ServiceMaster is your best choice for mold remediation in Mankato and surrounding communities.

 


 

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