Part of being a homeowner is identifying hazards and addressing them before they cause too much harm. Toxic black mold is a common hazard in the San Francisco Bay Area, and can cause illness if left unaddressed for too long. If you notice signs of toxic black mold or symptoms of toxic black mold syndrome, it’s vital that you hire a mold remediation expert as soon as possible.
This video offers an overview of toxic black mold and toxic black mold syndrome. Black mold most often grows in areas that have been affected by moisture. How a person reacts to mold exposure depends on their genetics—some people are unaffected while others experience severe symptoms. According to one estimate, as many as 10 million Americans are affected by toxic black mold syndrome.