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4 Signs Of Carpet Mold After A Flood And How To Prevent Fungal Growth

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If your home has recently experienced flooding, your damp carpets are highly susceptible to mold and mildew growth. Mold produces allergens and irritants which can cause allergic reactions in some sensitive individuals. It also contains potentially toxic substances referred to as mycotoxins that can cause a variety of allergic responses, such as runny nose, sneezing, red eyes, and skin rash. In research conducted by the Institute of Medicine, there was sufficient evidence that linked indoor mold exposure to upper respiratory tract symptoms in otherwise healthy individuals. Read More»