Be mindful of the consequences
What water damage can cause. (Photo Credits)
Apart from financial expenditures, water damage can cause a lot more trouble to the residents of a home that has been affected by it.
Diseases, allergies, as well as other consequences cause hassle to the residents.
Natural News warn about the possible growth of the highly toxic black mold.
“You should understand the notoriety of flood water in terms of mold growth and spore formation. Molds themselves are not harmful. However, the spores they produce tend to get airborne and can get lodged into the inner surfaces of the airway passages. For a healthy individual, this can result in a nagging cough, throat irritation, or even sneezing. However, for an individual who has allergies or asthma, even minute amounts of airborne spore particles can trigger a life-threatening asthma attack that, if unmanaged, can lead to severe respiratory acidosis, difficulty breathing, and death.”
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Sick Building Syndrome
Internet Billboards meantime warn about the Sick Building Syndrome. Homepage
“Pools of water around the house can cause the inner surfaces of the basement walls to collect moisture. This moisture leads to the growth of mold. Recognizable due to its black colour, the mold can cause health problems for you, your family and your pets. It can cause you to develop a problem known as the Sick Building Syndrome.”
Take a look at the symptoms here.
Leave it to the experts
Kloutyweb recommends that professionals be called at once upon detection of water damage, to avoid its negative effects especially on the health of the inhabitants. Water Restoration
“Mold can grow very quickly and it is vital to consult with experts as soon as possible. Choose to work with the company that will respond within two hours of the initial call. Experts are available to inspect the damage and can also stop the water source. Highly trained technicians are available to answer questions and help to avoid as much loss of property as possible. The experts will also work very quickly to help remove items that have not been damaged. This will help to avoid any future damage from happening throughout the home. It is very important to move as fast as possible to avoid the growth of bacteria, mold and mildew.”
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Have you been experiencing the symptoms mentioned above?