He who hesitates . As the case may be, he could be down under, never mind knee-deep in water. Now some skeptical readers might observe this to be something of an extreme exaggeration but do bear this in mind. Such calamities are known to have occurred. Across the board, it is often enough advised that it is generally not a good idea to ignore what may ‘only’ appear to be mild symptoms, both in sickness and in health.
And certainly in the home or business premises. Trouble is, it would have been difficult to notice such symptoms. Suffering from persistent colds or intermittent wheezing, the layman or woman might not have been aware that poor health, at home or at work, could have been caused by the slow but sure accumulation of mold. This is understandable because in its earliest, and yet harmful stages, the mold seemingly cannot be seen or felt.
It certainly cannot be smelt. This becomes something of a dangerous prospect for property owners and their fellow residents, tenants and/or staff because, unawares, they will all be breathing it in. It could have been brought on by a breakdown in the property’s plumbing infrastructure, and this is why emergency water damage brunswick callouts kind of play such a pivotal role. The plumbing breakdown, not noticed initially, is what could have caused walls to become damp.
And left unattended, it does not take longer than a day or two for mold to start crawling all over the walls. Honest to goodness, it now costs nothing to ‘revitalize a damp, musty basement’ and turn it into a comfortable living, working or storage environment, as the case may be. Finally, take care that exterior surfaces can and should be waterproofed as well.