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Attic Mold Remediation, Insulation & Ventilation
Black mold in the attic is a common problem for homeowners, and it is the most overlooked area in the house.
Attic Mold Removal, Attic Insulation, & Attic Ventilation Services in Upstate New York
Looking for a complete attic solution for your Central New York Home? Consider getting a free attic evaluation from CNY Roof Cleaners. Our team can help you with all aspects of attic fine tuning including attic mold removal, attic insulation, and attic ventilation services. Give our team a call today!
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Attic Mold Removal Services in Central New York
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Molds gradually destroy the things they grow on. They grow on any substance as long as moisture and oxygen are present. After an inspection is provided we come in to perform a thorough mold removal service.
Why is There Mold in my Attic?
How often do you inspect your attic? Black mold in the attic is a common problem for homeowners, and it is the most overlooked area in the house. But, what causes it, and how can you fix it?
Attics are the perfect environment for black mold growth. It is dark and humid, and the wood provides it with an abundant food source. Now, will black mold cause damage to you and your home? Can you get sick from black mold?
Let’s delve into attic mold and what you can do to protect your family and home!
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Causes of Black Mold in the Attic
Mold, in general, is caused by moisture. An attic that is not well ventilated can cause black mold to grow. There are various causes to why there is moisture in the attic. These include:
How to Prevent or Fix Black Mold in Your Attic
One of the main causes of black mold in the attic is roof damage. When materials are joined together, gaps can develop, and moisture can enter the attic. The sheathing, joists, and rafters need to be checked regularly for damage and discoloration. The roof should be properly ventilated with various gable vents, ridge vents, soffits, and blown-in insulation with R-49 – R-60.
The best way to avoid black mold from thriving in your attic is to have your home inspected by roofing professionals. If you are in the New York area suspect you have black mold in your attic caused by poor insulation and roof leaks, contact the professionals at CNY Roof Cleaners!
Signs of Black Mold in Your Attic
Since the attic is an area you don’t normally inspect, black mold is often found after it has caused extensive damage. These are the signs to look out for in your attic:
While the health symptoms of black mold are similar to that of the common cold, it’s important to check your attic if they remain after 3 weeks. Having black mold in your attic can prevent you from selling your house and damage the materials it is living on in the attic, such as plywood.
Attic Insulation Services in Upstate New York
Obviously there are advantages to having attic insulation in your Central New York home. After years of snow and ice exposure, often attic spaces will begin to experience saturation. This saturation can cause lots of problems including mold. This is where we come in. CNY Roof Cleaners can help you remedy the saturation and mold issues but also offer attic insulation services. We offer blow in insulation solutions for homeowners.
Besides dramatically reducing your heating and cooling costs proper attic insulation greatly reduces the risk of ice dams from forming and prevents dampness & condensation in your home. On top of it all – greatly reducing the carbon footprint of your home and helping the environment.
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Advantages to Insulation:
Attic Ventilation in Upstate New York
There are many signs that your roof may not be properly ventilated. CNY Roof Cleaning offers complete attic ventilation services, which will help your home stay cool during the summer months, and warm during the winter.
Expelling warm air is also an excellent way to prevent moisture in the attic and the growth of mold and mildew. In the winter, equalizing the temperature in the home and attic is a great way to avoid ice dams, which can cost thousands of dollars in roof repairs.
Moisture levels in spaces such as the attic can cause significant damage to the structure of your roof and the wood that surrounds your home. Attic ventilation will help combat moisture build-up, ensuring that your home stays dry and does not develop weak spots that could have been avoided. Our clients rely on us to install attic ventilation with the precision that prevents unnecessary home improvement repairs due to excess moisture levels.