Mold can be a toxic and potentially dangerous. It typically thrives in damp, dark environments. There are different types of mold found in homes though and that can affect the way you go about removing it for your customers. Here are the different types of molds that can play into which mold remediation equipment in Florida you bring with you to the job.
Acremonium mold is a toxigenic mold type that evolves in its appearance over time. It is often pink, grey, orange or white in color and can lead to disease in the bone marrow, immune system and other organs.
Alternaria is the most common form of allergenic mold in the world. It typically grows in showers, bathtubs, and below leaking sinks and is velvet-textured with dark green or brown hairs. Alternaria causes asthma-like symptoms including in the upper respiratory tract, nose, and mouth.
Aspergillus is another common mold. It’s an allergenic mold, but it is also capable of becoming more toxic depending on the species and the environment affected. It can lead to symptoms such as asthma attacks, lung infections, and respiratory inflammation.
Cladosporium is unique in that it can grow in both warm and cold conditions. It can be found in indoor materials such as fabrics, upholsteries, and carpets. Cladosporium typically causes allergic reactions to the eyes, nose, throat, and skin. Exposure to Cladosporium causes skin rash and lesions, asthma, lung infections and sinusitis.
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