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What is Mold & How Does it Grow?

Mold is a non-scientific term for a range of fungus that can grow on virtually any surface that contains moisture. Mold is a hazard to your health, your loved ones, and your employees.

The key ingredients for mold: warmth and moisture. Making Florida the perfect breeding ground for mold. 

Mold grows in any damp place. Such as under a sink, near a drinking fountain, or even in the walls or ceiling that has been exposed to water.  Mold commonly grows in dark places that are usually unseen until you go searching. 

It is crucial to attack your mold problem early on before it’s given the chance to spread through your home or business. 

Mold causes allergic reactions, asthma, and an array of other respiratory conditions. If you or a member of your family or staff currently suffer from sensitive skin, asthma, or increased symptoms of asthma, runny nose, fatigue, sneezing, or coughing contact Baxter to start mold remediation on your home or business immediately. 

The sooner you address the problem the less it will cost you. Mold spores can spread through air, water, or even on an animal. It’s important to contain the mold and eliminate it. At Baxter Restoration we are experts in mold remediation.

According to The Journal of Property Management a single square inch of drywall can contain between one and ten million mold spores. All it takes is three to five mold spores to causes a reaction. 

Mold is highly toxic to inhale. After prolonged exposure to certain strains of mold you can develop life threatening complications. Don’t risk expensive unnecessary medical bills, get to the source of the problem immediately call Baxter to eliminate mold from your home and business today. 

Tip: If you have a space that is frequently exposed to water and moisture such as a drinking fountain or frequently used sink inspect the carpet for moisture and mold. 

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