Are you experiencing these 10 mold allergy symptoms?
According to a 2005 study conducted by the National Institutes of Health and cited in Total Health Magazine, one out of every six allergy sufferers' symptoms can be directly linked to the mold in air ducts. Most people are exposed to some mold every day without suffering any side effects, but people with mold allergies can potentially have a reaction if exposed to too much mold, including symptoms such as wheezing, rashes or hives, itchy eyes, and respiratory failure.
Preventing and Cleaning Mold in Air Ducts
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suggests having our ducts cleaned if the surface of your ducts have visible mold, but unfortunately many areas of your HVAC system that contain mold might not be immediately visible. To avoid the health hazards associated with mold in air ducts, you need to reduce the sources of particulates and moisture found in your ductwork.