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New York City Mold Removal

1/23/2018 (Permalink)

Many people think mold is little more than a nuisance; the reality of the situation is that mold is horrifically dangerous--to both you and your home. Mold moves in silence, contaminating the infected area swiftly; this is especially true in New York City, where leaky pipes, rainy days and old antiquated edifices come together to wreak havoc on the populace.

A Mold Problem Can:

  • Displace you and your family for several days, costing a fortune.
  • Ruin the integrity of your home, requiring various expensive repairs.
  • Taint the property with a particularly nasty odor, which requires specialized care to remove.

If you suspect you may have mold in your household, it is best to call a specialist. Many a time people will attempt to resolve the matter by themselves, resorting to common items such as bleach in an effort to drive back the infestation. This is a bad idea. Not only is this putting getting you within range of mold, it may worsen the situation. Moreover, the cause of the problem must be remedied first before taking any further action. In urban areas like Manhattan, the source might be well hidden inside the infrastructure of the building, and will likely spring forth again as soon as your home is cleared.

The best defense against such a terrible predicament is keeping your household free of moisture and humidity, along with routine inspections of possible vulnerable areas. This goes especially for older homes. It is better to be safe than sorry.

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