Austin Water Damage Health Concerns

Unresolved Water Damage Leads To Mold

If you have water damage  Austin to your home, you need to realize if you do not have the water immediately removed and the house completely dried out you are almost certainly going to become a victim of mold. Mold is a threat to the well being of your family. The presence of mold is not only unsightly; it can also cause a health risk to your family. Mold toxicity elicits the same reaction in adults and children alike. The intrusion of mold spores causes in children, mold allergy reactions. The body thinks that it is under attack and produces vast amounts of the hormone histamine, the hormone that causes running eyes and noses.

It Begins With Hay Fever Lie Symptoms

Mold AllergyMucous irritation from mold causes what is commonly known as hay fever. As soon as a child inhales the mold, the symptoms set in immediately. Although your child may not be allergic to mold, don’t ignore the symptoms. Mold release their spores during the hot summer months. If you notice that your child is getting hay fever during the summer, then you should know there’s a strong possibility you have mold in your home. This is the time to call in the Austin mold removal specialists who will get rid of all the mold in your home.

Asthma Suffers Can be Seriously Affected

If there is a child or an adult with asthma in your home, then the presence of mold is a serious health concern. Mold tends to exacerbate respiratory problems, and one could get a potentially fatal asthma attack. Similarly, even when there is no asthma present, the symptoms of mold allergy could progress into an asthma attack.

Left Untreated Mold Can Make Your House Unlivable

A serious mold infestation will make your home to smell musty. Odors adverse reactions to mold will make it uncomfortable to live in your home. It will be embarrassing to have visitors in your home since they will constantly ask you why there is that musty smell in your home. It is best that you get specialists to come and remove the mold for you so your home can be safe, and have a clean, fresh smell. Mold usually grows in the basement, bathrooms, kitchens, and sometimes attics. You should not attempt to remove the mold alone, especially if you have respiratory conditions. The spores released during cleaning up could affect you adversely.  Mold remediation is a job for professionals, who will have the proper equipment and safety gear to protect themselves from mold spores.