Recently, I went out to assess a client’s home and saw something that I hadn’t witnessed in decades of work with Calgary mold removal.
The woman in question had noticed a strange smell around her house, and suspected that she had mold growing. After a quick look, I was fairly certain I could trace the mold back to her bedroom closet. And sure enough, once I’d pushed a few clothes aside, I could see that the hidden portions of the space were literally black from a growing mold colony.
Obviously, this is something no one wants to see. Unfortunately, though, it’s not actually all that unusual. Here is why: Mold doesn’t like light. As a result, it tends to grow in places where it can’t be seen, especially in closets, behind walls, and in other parts of your home that you wouldn’t normally think to look.
For that reason, the first signs that you need Calgary mold removal in your home, other than moisture in some part of your house, are usually a musty smell. The mold that’s causing it won’t always be easy to find or locate, and so you either have to peer into dark corners, or get the help of a technician who knows where to find it, and how to remove it so it doesn’t come back again.
And as always, remember that mold isn’t just a nuisance – it’s a hazard to your health. And so, if you do suspect you have mold in your home, don’t ignore the problem, and don’t try to simply wipe it away with bleach (mold likes all forms of moisture, so that just amounts to feeding it).