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How to Avoid Getting Allergies from Molds

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The time has come where we become prone to mold allergies. It is that time of year where the weather gets warmer, the sun is out longer, and spring rain occurs. What these causes are mold to roam free. Whether it be indoor, or outdoor, mold spores and its harmful effects to the body can happen anywhere. Mold allergies are known to cause the typical allergy symptoms of spring, similar to those allergic to pollen. Followed by symptoms of watery eyes, runny nose, coughing, and redness of the eyes including wheezing. These symptoms become more severe to those with asthma and upper respiratory problems. Mold spores have been known to cause toxic effects to those affected by it and preventative means should be taken.  Learning about mold spores, and how to make sure it does not grow in your home is one way.

Mold Spores

Mold spores are everywhere, and often hard to avoid as they are both indoors and outdoors. Learning how to avoid breathing in mold spores, will prove to be beneficial to yourself and your loved ones, as it is proven to be harmful, and even toxic to the human body. There are many preventative ways you can avoid mold in your home, by taking these steps.  One step you can take is avoiding going outside when mold spore counts are high. If you must be outside, wear a mask when doing so to avoid breathing in mold spores, and otherwise risking getting asthma. Another step you can take is getting a central air conditioner system, with a filter that is asthma and allergy certified. This will help trap mold spores from your entire home and avoid any mold allergies. In addition to this step, you can also lower the indoor humidity inside your home. Learning how to identify if your home’s humidity level is higher than what it should be, will help you know if your home is a host for fungi known as a mold to thrive in. Last but definitely not least, is preventing mold and mildew build up inside your home. Learning how to clean up built up mold and mildew, is probably the most effective way to prevent mold.  Close attention should be made to areas that mold is attracted to such as basements, bathrooms, faucets, and laundry areas. Built up mold and mildew can also grow in the drywall as well. If this is the case seek Mold Doctors to inspect your home.

If you suspect mold is already in your home and would like a professional to inspect the space and give you professional advice on how to take care of it do not hesitate to contact Mold Doctors.

Please contact us now at our toll-free number Toll-Free: 855-MOLD DOC or Contact us online at info@molddoctors.net

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