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Black Mold

2/2/2021 (Permalink)

Stachybotrys Chartarum (Black Mold) This can be one of many forms of black mold.

What is black mold?

You may have heard on many reports that warn you about "black mold" or "toxic mold". These reports can be very alarming and confusing but there are beneficial on getting the facts to better understand mold.

Stachybotrys chartarum is the scientific name black mold. Stachybotrys Chartarum (Black mold) produces allergens and irritants that can have some serious health effects on humans and animals. Even though many molds can cause allergens and irritants you should treat every mold with caution and care. You should avoid the affected areas and you should not touch or disturb the mold.  

How do I know if it is black mold?

Due to the fact that many molds can create allergens and irritants; no matter the color, size, smell. You should contact SERVPRO of North Central San Antonio immediately so we can inspect the mold and determine the best remedy for the mold. In many instances multiple molds can be living in the same house or structure. 

If you see any signs of mold contact us today at (210)899-1017

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