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Unlikely Spots To Check For Mold

Unlikely Spots To Check For Mold

M3 helps discover mold in unlikely places

At M3 Environmental Consulting, we are here to help you with some of the most unlikely spots you might think to check for mold in your Monterey home. Just like you, we want your indoor air free of harmful spores and offensive odors.

The Importance Of A Mold Inspection

Mold can be found in almost every home. It can be the cause of a lot of funky smells, property damage, and the reason people in your house don’t feel well. If someone in your home has asthma or allergies, proper inspection is vital, especially after a heavy rainstorm, flood, or leak.

How To Avoid Mold Exposure

Fungi can grow on many types of surfaces. You might be surprised to find hidden areas of mold growth in your home. How do you find growth inside the walls instead of on the wall? We can help with that. First, though, why not look in some easier to maneuver areas?

Places that are typically overlooked but may foster mold growth include:

  • Washing Machines
  • Hot Water Heaters
  • Air Conditioners
  • Under Carpets
  • Inside The Chimney
  • Refrigerator Drip Pans
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Bath Toys

On The Hunt For Health

Because fungi, like black mold, need a dark, wet environment to grow, one rule of thumb is to check in and around every appliance that uses water. If your dishwasher has started to smell or your washer seals never seem to dry, they may be harboring mold spores.

Something’s In The Chimney. Clue: It’s Not Santa.

Your chimney can collect water and organic material that clings to the crevices of the bricks lining it. This collection of water and debris creates the perfect food source and damp environment for mold spores to grow and spread.

Get Rid Of Hidden Mold In California

Have you ever had a guest comment on how your house smells? Sometimes it’s difficult to notice spots and odors in our own homes. This means mold can go unnoticed for a long time.

When ignored, this fungus can be so destructive that building materials need to be removed and replaced. But first it needs to be found, and that’s what we do.

Our Professional Are Here To Help

If you’ve checked for mold in your home and found something that concerns you, call us today at M3 Environmental Consulting in Monterey to schedule an inspection and professional mold testing. We can help you spot signs of mold so you can protect your property and your family.