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Mold Effects on Health

Mold Effects on Health

Molds and many related microbial agents are familiar in the biosphere, and mold spores are a common component of household and workplace dust. While the vast majority of molds are not harmful to humans, a few are known to be, and reaction to mold can vary from person to person, from relatively minor allergic reactions to severe multi-system inflammatory effects, and even neurological problems and death.

It is very important to remove mold from your house to protect your property and your health and it is extremely important not to ignore the presence of mold. It can be harmful and in rare cases, life-threatening for you and your family. Trust only an expert like Consolidated Environmental Inc. for mold remediation services in New York & New Jersey. Our team of mold removal experts can get the job done right the first time.

Health Issues Caused by Mold

Black Mold

Exposure to mold can cause several health issues such as nasal stuffiness, throat irritation, cough, and eye irritation as well as skin irritation in some cases. People with chronic lung illnesses and weak immune systems are at a higher risk of mold allergies.

Mold spores and associated toxins can cause harm primarily via inhalation, ingestion, and contact. In abnormally high quantities, they can present especially hazardous health risks after prolonged exposure, with three generally accepted mechanisms of harm and a fourth probable mechanism:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Fungal infection
  • Toxicity (poisoning by mycotoxins)
  • Innate immune activationli
Black Mold

Symptoms of Mold Exposure

The symptoms of mold exposure can include:

  • Nasal and sinus congestion, runny nose
  • Respiratory problems, such as wheezing and difficulty breathing, chest tightness
  • Cough
  • Throat irritation
  • Sneezing /Sneezing fits

Trust Consolidated Environmental Inc. for Mold Removal in NY & NJ

Consolidated Environmental Inc. was founded in 1984 and continues to provide remediation, restoration, and retrofit services. Contact us today or call us at 973-975-4464 to let us know about your situation and how we can serve you. You can always trust that Consolidated Environmental Inc. will provide

  • High-Quality Work
  • Certified Technicians
  • Serve both Residential & Commercial Customers
  • Background & Drug Tested Technicians

Consolidated Environmental, Inc. (CEI) has been a leader in the environmental remediation industry since 1991. With headquarters in Fairfield, New Jersey - CEI proudly serves homes and businesses in the New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania areas. For decades, CEI has been providing building owners, facility managers, and homeowners with a wide range of mechanical hygiene and air duct cleaning services for a healthy environment.

  • Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration (ASCR)
  • Mechanical Systems Hygiene Institute ( MSHI)
  • National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA)
  • Refrigeration Service Engineers Society (RSES)
  • Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification