Remove the Mold in Your Minnetonka Property!
Minnetonka, MN home and business owners can rely on Capital City Construction & Remediation to assist with mold remediation. Our Minnesota team of professional mold removal experts is trained to take care of the unique problems that stems from mold growth. To learn more or to schedule and appointment, don’t hesitate to call 651-994-6844, contact us online or stop by our office!
Health Issues from Increased Mold Exposure
Increased exposure to black mold can lead to both short and long term impacts on your health. While mold itself isn’t poisonous, it produces toxins called mycotoxins which harm over an extended period of time. People with respiratory issues or weakened immune systems are at a higher risk of experiencing these effects.
The short-term symptoms of increased Black Mold exposure includes:
- Stuffy/Runny Nose
- Irritated Eyes
- Sore Throat
If you are experiencing any of these at a more frequent level, it’s very important to consider that mold may be present in your home. Here are some of the more long term effects. Again, people with underlying health conditions will experience accelerated symptoms.
- Persistent Coughing
- Frequent Chest Colds
- Breathing Issues
- Allergic Reactions
- Sinus Issues
- General Fatigue
There are even some rare cases where long term levels of these toxins will lead to more severe symptoms that involve cognitive functions such as:
- Memory Loss
- Lack of Concentration
- Light Sensitivity
- Nerve Issues
The main symptoms of mold pointing can be stemmed from previous respiratory issues, which makes diagnosis difficult. If a doctor suspects that someone’s symptoms may be due to inhalation of mold, they will order that the home be tested, along with their patient being tested with allergy and blood tests to see if the individual has a mold allergy.
During this test, a healthcare professional drops a small amount of liquid containing mold onto the skin, then prick the skin with a small needle. If the person is allergic to the mold, a rash will usually occur.
Mold Testing & Remediation
Whether or not you’re allergic to mold, is it of great importance that you have your home tested and any mold removed for the safety of your family and the structure of your home. Mold can cause all sorts of damage to your home and your health, and it’s best to consult our professionals. We have the resources and expertise to properly eradicate any issues with mold in your Minnetonka home.