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Common Molds Found In Air Ducts

Are you suffering from allergy-like symptoms at home? If you are having chest or nasal congestion, coughing, sneezing, wheezing, or a sore throat you may have mold in your air ducts. Watering, dry or sore eyes, skin irritation or headaches may also mean you have mold in your air ducts. Rusk Heating & Cooling can find the cause of your problem and get you relief.

Mold in your home can cause unpleasant and harmful problems for you and your family. If you have a loved one with a respiratory-related illness like asthma or COPD, it can be even more harmful to them. Mold grows in your air ducts when there is moisture from your air conditioner not draining properly, uninsulated air ducts, or air leaks causing condensation.

There are many different types of mold that can be found in your home. A few of these common molds include acremonium, alternaria and aspergillus molds. Acremonium is usually found in cooling coils and drain pans. Acremonium is very dangerous and can lead to a variety of health problems. It can cause diseases in the bone marrow, immune system, and other organs, and can damage brain function. Alternaria is the most common form of allergenic mold and causes asthma-like symptoms. There are over 180 forms of aspergillus and it can produce a deadly carcinogen.

Mold in your air ducts can make you sick. It can even cause serious health problems. Don't let your air conditioning system make your family sick. Call Rusk Heating & Cooling. They can do a thorough systems check to make sure your a/c is clean and in great condition.