Removal of Mold Mildew Westchester NY
Removal of Mold Mildew Westchester NY is quite an important activity. Most Westchester Homeowners have had an experience with black mold and mildew at some point due to the high humidity located here in Westchester. Mold and mildew are both fungi – simple microscopic organisms that thrive anywhere there is a moist environment. Westchester NY and the surrounding areas are a prime environment for black mold and mildew growth. Black Mold and mildew is a necessary part of the environment; without them, leaves would not decay and aspects of soil enrichment could not take place. It is mold and mildew’s ability to destroy organic materials; however, that makes black mold a problem for people – in our homes and in our bodies.
Mildew (mold in early stage) and black mold grow on wood products, walls, ceilings, ceiling tiles, cardboard, wallpaper, carpets, drywall, fabric, plants, foods, insulation, decaying leaves and other organic materials.
Black Mold growths, or colonies, can start to grow on aWestchester County area wall, ceiling or damp surface within 24 to 48 hours after water damage occurs. Black Mold Removal remediation cannot be successful until building materials such as home and business walls or floors are completely dry. Black mold reproduces by emitting mold spores – tiny, lightweight black mold “seeds”- that travel through the air. Black mold digests organic materials such as walls and floors, eventually destroying the walls and floors or other building materials they grow on. Black mold will continue to spread in order to destroy adjacent organic materials such as home walls and floors. In addition to the damage black mold can cause in your Westchester County and surrounding area home or business, black mold can also cause mild to severe health problems. Visit our mold health concerns page to learn more about the health problems black mold can lead to.