Damaged Water Pipes and Plumbing a Source for Mold Growths

Damaged Water Pipes and Plumbing a Source for Mold Growths
Damages plumbing can lead to mold growths on walls and ceilings.

In addition to causing water bills to soar and damaging people’s homes and possessions, faulty plumbing and water pipes in a person’s home could cause sicknesses. Palm Beach County and Broward County residents whose water bills have spiked may want to call plumbers to determine if their pipes have sprung a leak. Leaking pipes within walls, under flooring, under sinks and in other places can quickly lead to the growth of mold spores that affect people’s quality of life and potentially impact their health. If people determine they have a leak that has caused mold to form, they should hire plumbing professionals to resolve the leak and professional mold remediation businesses to take care of the mold problems. Leading companies that offer mold removal boca raton services can help customers in locations such as Highland Beach, Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Deerfield Beach, Lighthouse Point, Pompano Beach, Ocean Ridge, Gulf Stream and Boynton Beach.

Unfortunately, leaking water pipes and plumbing may not become readily apparent right away. Damaged pipes in inconspicuous areas could leak for months before they become known. All that time can allow mold to flourish and become well-established. Mold may give off a pungent odor, alerting people to its presence. People may also eventually experience symptoms such as watery eyes, headaches, rashes, allergic reactions and wheezing due to mold exposure.

Homeowners who have sustained mold damage from leaking pipes, roof leaks, flooding or other causes may want to act quickly to avoid the harmful and unpleasant effects of mold infestations. Untreated mold growths can sicken people and pets, as well as produce unsightly growths on walls, floors and ceilings. Licensed businesses that perform mold remediation west palm beach work can help homeowners and residents make their homes safe and healthy again. The best of these firms use the most-effective methods and techniques to eliminate mold from both seen and unseen spaces.


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