Plumbing Leak Mold Growth and Mold Problems

Plumbing leaks hidden inside walls, ceilings, floors, crawl space, basement, etc. are major causes of severe mold contamination in a home or other building. Continual plumbing leaks enables the deadly toxic mold Stachybotrys to grow as a serious mold health threat.

You should regularly check for water leak problems with a moisture meter on the walls and floors of areas that have plumbing such as the kitchen, bathrooms, and laundry room.  Also, if your home or building has is built on a concrete slab or has concrete floors, use the moisture meter to scan all floors for possible water leaks in water supply lines and sewer lines buried inside the concrete slab floors.


Photograph of mold growth from a plumbing line leak.
    Mold growth from a plumbing line leak.

 

For mold inspection, mold remediation, and mold prevention for your real estate property anywhere in the world, please contact mold consultants Phillip Fry and Divine Montero by email phil@moldinspector.com or by phone
 480-217-7173 USA
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