Your home can have thousands of substances and bacteria that are harmful to your health. What you breathe or touch at home can make you sick. But, how a house spread disease and health problems? The most dangerous thing that could grow in your house is mold and mildew. Mold and mildew grow because there is a high level of moisture in dark place like the basement, bathroom or the crawl space. That is why it is important to use the service of crawl space encapsulation columbia sc because by encapsulate your crawl house you could be sure there are no excessive moisture that could bring health risk in your house.

Mold and mildew spores are usually shaped like moss, only finer, and can be black, brown, white, yellow, pink or bluish-green. Usually, there are growing in the walls, carpets, toilets and the bottom of wood furniture where the place is damp and dark. Mold and mildew spores can cause symptoms of asthma, cough, and shortness of breath. It is also causing allergic reactions such as sneezing, runny nose, itching, red and watery eyes, and even sinuses.

To protect your home from the dangers of mold, make sure all rooms are well ventilated. Immediately dry if there is a pool of water, especially in the corners of the room. If you already have mold in your house, immediately get rid of a collection of mold spores that stick to the wall or carpet, by cutting them using a razor blade or knife. But make sure you wear gloves before doing so. Clean the surface of objects affected by mold and mildew using disinfectant liquid that has been mixed with bleach and water. Brush briefly, let stand 15 minutes then brush again until clean, and rinse with water. If you want to replace a carpet, floor covering or wall, wait until the surface is completely dry. To make sure no more moisture will help mold and mildew growth, make sure you encapsulate your crawl space.