Mold is a problem that can easily go undetected for a long time. Mold spores are too small to be seen with the human eye and mold colonies often grow under sinks, in basements, behind walls, and in crawl spaces. The symptoms of mold-related illnesses can easily be misdiagnosed and mistaken for something else. This is how a seemingly minor moisture problem can lead to extensive medical costs due to mold sickness.
Report on the costs of mold-related illnesses
A 2016 study published in the Journal of Environmental and Public Health on the economic burden of health issues from indoor dampness and mold exposure shows the true costs of mold are much more than many people realize.
The researcher estimates that allergic rhinitis costs Americans $3.7 billion every year. Annual costs of asthma morbidity are estimated at $15.1 billion and asthma mortality at $1.7 billion. The report goes on to say that Americans spend $1.9 billion on acute bronchitis.
Mold can lead to health problems for otherwise healthy adults and children, and it can cause serious health problems for people with compromised immune systems.
Economical NYC mold removal
Mold is a potentially serious problem that can be easily remedied. The MoldExterm method is faster, cleaner, more effective, and less costly than traditional NYC mold removal methods. You can take steps to protect your family by contacting Stern for a free mold inspection. If you already have a written mold remediation quote from a qualified mold service company, we will beat their price by 20% and provide you with up to a 5-year warranty. Most projects can be completed in one day.