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Effects of Mold

There are many different types of mold and there are numerous causes of a mold infestation in your home. The effects of mold can be seen in your home and you can also have many dangerous health side effects of mold. One of the main causes of mold is moisture, and there are all kinds of things that can cause excess moisture in your home. Some of the wallpapers that people sometimes decorate their homes with are made from vinyl, the glue combined with humidity can cause excess moisture to get trapped behind the wallpaper and this is a perfect place for mold to grow. Some of the effects of mold in wallpaper can be seen as the mold begins to eat away the wallpaper and even the wood behind the wallpaper. If your home is ever flooded and your carpet becomes soaked it will most likely become another breeding ground for mold, and the only real solution for either of these cases of mold is removing the wallpaper and carpets immediately.

When mold starts to grow in your home there can be many bad health effects of mold such as allergic reactions, breathing problems, shortness of breath, and a sore throat. There are certain kinds of molds that can be especially dangerous so if you know you have mold in your home it is very important to call a professional immediately to come and remove the mold, or the health effects of mold could be even worse than the symptoms previously described. You also want to be sure that you always put your clothes away when they are completely dry, if they are put away damp they could start to breed mold. Furniture is another thing that must be removed immediately if it has been affected by mold and as stated before, always call a professional so you can have them inform you of how dangerous the mold in your home is, and they can also remove it from your house.