Mold: it’s a word many feel is synonymous with poor housekeeping. In reality, though, this isn’t always the case. Mold problems can happen to anyone at any time, even if your family prides itself on its cleanliness. Fungi, a category which mold falls under, is constantly evolving and finding new ways to thrive in difficult environments. Mold problems in American households are probably more common than you think!
If you’ve stumbled upon this blog post, you’re probably already dealing with mold in your home and are wondering if your beloved flooring is safe from the destruction. Or perhaps you’re just a conscientious flooring owner looking to minimize potential future damage. Regardless, E Hardwoods & Flooring is here to give you all the facts about mold and flooring.
Because mold is so insidious, your first order of action is to call in a mold professional to investigate. They should let you know if your flooring is an issue, but if they do not, don’t hesitate to ask. Waterproof flooring, hardwood flooring, and engineered hardwood flooring all deal with and hide mold in different ways, so asking questions specific to your flooring type is also recommended.
Outside of professional help, however, there are a few potential signs that your flooring has taken a hit from mold:
Did you get some bad news from that professional you brought to your home? Let’s turn it into good news: it’s your chance to get a brand new floor! Peruse E Hardwoods & Flooring’s massive online stock here or contact us with questions.