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Mold Removal and Remediation Services in the Palo Alto Area

You may think that by living in a dry area such as California you don’t have to worry about mold, but even in dry climates like Palo Alto you can have problems with mold growing making for an unhealthy and unsafe environment.  Mold is responsible for a number of illnesses can make a home or business uninhabitable due to its toxicity.  It is important to learn the warning signs of illnesses caused by mold and to take immediate action by calling the experts who understand the proper way to handle mold removal and remediation.  We can get your family feeling better and prevent mold from forming again.

Some symptoms of mold include a burning sensation in the eyes, throat, nose and lungs, as mold is very damaging to your respiratory system. Headaches, trouble breathing, constant coughing, and allergy flareups are all consistent with having mold in your house. To learn more about health problems caused by mold check out the the following link. Having an expert come to your house to inspect the building for mold is critical if you are experiencing any of the above symptoms. If we don’t find any mold then you have the peace of mind in knowing that your family is safe.  If mold is found, then a plan to deal with it can be mapped out and a solution can be formulated.

In order for mold to grow, three things are required: water, a food source, and time. If you have leaking pipes or there’s been a lot of rain in your area it’s very possible that crawlspaces or sections of your basement could get wet and have mold growing inside them. Not paying attention to areas in your home or business could allow a mold infestation to begin and spread. If you notice an odd smell in the air or don’t know exactly why some parts of your house don’t feel right, it’s likely a good idea to have a mold expert give the house a going over to see if you do have an issue with mold.

Once mold has been found and removed, the process of mold remediation can begin. Working to keep sections of your house dry is a vital part of the plan when it comes to preventing mold from returning. Installing dehumidifiers in your basement is a wise move to prevent the moisture mold needs to grow and spread from accumulating. Keeping mold in check is something every home owner needs to do. Mitigating the damage mold can do is critical and having a good mold mitigation plan is the best course of action.

When it comes to mold cleanup in the Palo Alto area and beyond you must give RPI a call. Our environmental experts will be able to give a quick assessment of your situation and work with you to get an effective and affordable plan in place to treat your mold issues and work to protect in the long run from mold.

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