How to Identify the Type of Mold in Your Home

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state-of-the-art AI Technology.

How to Identify the Type of Mold in Your Home

Expert mold collection and testing capabilities utilizing state-of-the-art AI Technology.

Have mold in your home but not sure if it is toxic?

Identify the type of mold present in your home and the level of risk it can pose to your family.
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A type of mold that is commonly called “black mold” due to its black, slimy appearance. It produces a mildewy or musty odor and can be found in wet, damp areas. It is a dangerous type of mold because it produces toxic compounds called mycotoxins. They can cause, flu-like symptoms, headaches, memory loss, diarrhea, and respiratory damage.

A type of mold that is dark- grey, brown or black in color. Alternaria is commonly found outdoors but can grow indoors in damp places like under sinks, showers or where leaky pipes are present. It is an allergy-causing mold that can be spread easily from one room to another. Exposure to this type of mold can cold an allergic reaction and an asthma attack.

Cladosporium is a type of mold that is usually olive green, black or brown, and often grows on carpet, fabrics and wood surfaces like cabinets or floorboards. Unlike most mold types that prefer warm climates, Cladosporium can grow in cooler areas as well. This type of mold causes a variety of respiratory problems.

Fusarium can also grow and spread at lower temperatures throughout the home, like Cladosporium. It can be pale and bright in color. This type of mold is commonly found in plant debris, carpet with water damage, fabrics, and drywall. Serious infections can occur for people with compromised immune systems.

Chaetomium mold produces musty odors and is similar in appearance to black mold. It can be found in homes with damp environments and water damage. Exposure can cause watery red eyes, trouble breathing, and severe neurological damage.


Suspect Toxic Mold in Your Home?
Toxic mold can be a serious health threat, so it is important you seek trusted, professional help if you suspect mold in your home. Your first step is to have your home tested by a professional at MobiLab using state-of-the-art BioFore AI Technology. MobiLab will perform an inspection and test key areas in the home.
Samples are then sent to our labs to determine the type of mold and its level of harm. We will then recommend net steps for returning your home to a healthy and safe environment. Once removed, MobiLab will provide post testing services to ensure your home has returned to a safe level.

If you suspect any type of mold, book your test with the experts at MobiLab today. Call 858-368-9519.
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