Ask Bergen County, NJ-Based ‘Mold Testing NJ-NY’ – Can Mold Cause Health Problems?

Can Mold Cause Health Problems?

The answer to the common question, “Can Mold Cause Health Problems?” is yes, it can. And testing for mold can ascertain whether or not mold is the culprit behind anyone in the home being sick. Hiring a mold testing service like Mahwah, NJ-based ‘Mold Testing NJ-NY’ is essential when there are hints of mold in the home. It is the potential of health issues related to mold that leads one to consider a mold inspections in all Bergen County, Passaic County, Sussex County, Union County, Essex County, Morris County, Hudson County and all surrounding the NJ-NY Towns.

How Can Mold Cause Health Problems?

There are a variety of health issues associated with mold. Roughly 20% of the population is allergic to mold and its presence makes for an uncomfortable living. Those who are not allergic or sensitive to mold may feel nothing.

What Kind Of Symptoms Or Health Problems Are Mold Related

Mold can cause itchy nose, eye irritation, coughing, and skin irritation among other symptoms. Of course, these issues can be exacerbated with those suffering from immune deficiencies or lung disease. If the home is a damp environment and/or family members are experiencing wheezing, coughing, fatigue, headaches, and other abnormal symptoms  – it could be due to the presence of mold. 

What Specific Health Conditions Are Proven To Be Linked To Mold Exposure?

A damp indoor environment that leads to mold can lead to respiratory infections, bronchitis and may even induce asthma in otherwise healthy people.

On the flip side, there are many types of mold that are not toxic. It should be pointed out that blue cheese is largely comprised of mold as is penicillin. How do you know if the mold in your NJ home is a health hazard? You will need to have it tested to be certain.

Often mold is invisible, hiding under flooring and inside of walls. In addition, mold spores are invisible to the human eye and can be in the air you are breathing without your awareness. Mold is unpleasant enough when you can see it or smell it but its unseen presence can lead to allergies and infections without you realizing it. It is important to have the mold tested before you start taking matters into your own hands to remove visible mold.

About ‘Mold Testing NJ-NY’ And Mold Inspections in Bergen County NJ

Mold testing in Bergen County NJ and beyond enables a homeowner to determine whether mold is present in the home as well as what type of mold exists. If you suspect mold is present in your home it is important for your health to enlist the services of an experienced mold testing service. Mold Testing NJ-NY will help ensure the health and safety of your home. Contact us today to learn more!