Inhaling or touching mold spores may cause an allergic reaction such as sneezing, runny nose, red eyes and skin rash. Mold can also cause asthma attacks. Mold is mainly caused by moisture. Immune-compromised people and people with chronic lung illness such as obstructive lung may get serious infection in their lungs when they are exposed to mold.
The following are five ways to keep your business mold free:
•Dry wet areas immediately
Water can be removed from surfaces with a water-extraction vacuum. The drying can be accelerated by using dehumidifiers, fans, and heaters. Mold seeks moisture and food. In just 48 hours, a moist environment combined with room temperature conditions and an organic food source can lead to mold growth. Do not give room for mold to grow. Work hard at making sure that the business environment is always dry.
•Prevent moisture with proper ventilation
Ventilation is essential in most business to ensure, a pleasant, comfortable and safe work environment. It gives fresh air and prevents a building against mold. Condensation can occur because of the way the business is built or the way the business operates. It can cause damp and mold which might bring you greater losses or even slow down your business. Condensation is caused when excess moisture in the air meets a cold surface and turns into water. The most efficient way to keep off moisture is ventilating your business properly. This is why Mold Remediation Pros is the right choice. Adequate ventilation will ensure that investment in energy efficient heat and better levels of insulation are fully realized.
•Equipping the business with mold resistant products
Mold resistant coating is water based permanent coating that creates an antimicrobial coating that prevents the growth of mold on the coating film. They form a dehydration finish that does not allow moisture penetration. Mold resistant coating can be used on any new or existing building material before, during, or after installation. This is a great way to keep your business mold free.
Mold resistant sealant; this is applied on surfaces to prevent mold from growing. They come in either spray or non-spray forms.
•Cleaning, disinfecting and drying surface
Surfaces like floors and sinks are favorite places for mold. It is advisable to keep them clean and dry to prevent mold from growing. Disinfecting the surfaces also prevent mold from growing. The disinfectant contains some products that make it impossible for mold to crop up. You can also use antifungal and mold killing solutions to disinfect your business, rendering it safe and mold free.
•Direct water away from your business
Molds are found everywhere inside and outside, and can grow on almost any substance when moisture is present. Water damage is the easiest way for mold to thrive. The worst water damages are the ones that go undetected because they are hidden out of view and by the time you discover the damage the mold has already grown. Directing water away from your business is the only way that you can be sure that your business is safe and free from mold.