It only takes 24 hours for mold spores to start colonizing. Water damage to your home can lead to mold infestation, which will attract mold mites. If you find mold mites in your home, hire professional water damage restoration. That way, you can ensure effective and complete removal to prevent further problems. 

What are Mold Mites? | Water Damage Restoration

They are tiny mites that live in dump places and feed on mold.  Their pale brown cocoon signals water damage, and the longer they are left unattended, the more damage they cause.

How to Prevent the Growth of Mold Mites

Removing mold mites starts with getting rid of their food, mold. You can prevent mold mites infestation by controlling moisture levels and fixing leaks and damaged AC units. Additionally, you can inquire with experts on the availability of products with built-in mold protection. 

If the mold mites have infested your food cupboard, ensure you discard the food inside as it may be contaminated. And since it can be challenging to identify where all the mites are, hiring professionals for water damage restoration is the best option. 

Restoration companies are skilled and equipped to identify mold-prone areas and can quickly find mold-infested areas. Restoration can start early, saving you costs associated with extreme mold infestations. 

ServiceMaster is a call away if you need an inspection and treatment of mold. Our team provides water damage restoration in Charleston and the environs, so if you are in the neighborhood, you can call us for an inspection and restoration if necessary.