Is Your Property Making You Sick? Mold Inspection in MA Can Help!

Posted by Daniel Lawrence on August, 2017

There are two very different scenarios when it comes to mold. Mold inspection in MA can help in both situations. In one scenario, you can see the mold growing, in the other you may not be able to see the mold, it may be hidden from view. There are some indicators that are present in both cases that may point to a mold infestation.

The Signs

There are a few things that you may notice in your property that can mean that you are dealing with a mold infestation:

  • A musty scent in the property
  • A recent or current leak
  • Condensation
  • Visual evidence of mold

Mold has a very specific scent that is hard to miss. It smells like wet cardboard or can be described as a “musty” scent. The smell maybe isolated to a specific area or it may be very noticeable from the minute you step into the property. That pungent scent can mean that mold is blooming somewhere in your property.

After a Leak

Moisture is molds breeding ground. If you have recently had a leak or water seepage you should check and then recheck over the course of a month to ensure that there is no mold growth. Any area that remains moist is a potential spot for mold growth.

You May See It

Mold can be black and powdery and easy to see. If you notice any black powdery substance around base boards or on the wall, the best thing you can do is call in a professional. Do not disturb the mold, the spores can spread and take hold in other areas of the property. Call Work Dog Property Solutions for a mold inspection in MA that will give you answers and get the problem under control!

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