East Brunswick, N.J. (PRWEB) August 20, 2013
Many environmental allergy sufferers assume their symptoms are due to plant pollens, dust and other irritants. But there could be a more serious reason for their symptoms - these individuals could have a mold allergy. Sufferers with suppressed immune systems are even more vulnerable to the effects of a mold allergy. Gold Medal Service, an award-winning multispecialty home services contractor in New Jersey offers a dedicated team to combat water damage and home basement dampness from turning into a serious mold situation.
“I know many people who suffer from allergy symptoms, especially with the rainy summer we’ve had this year,” said Mike Agugliaro, Gold Medal Service co-founder. “Homeowners may not realize this, but even minor dampness in a home breeds mold. Often residents become sick without considering their home could be the cause of their allergy or illness.”
“Dampness and mold in a home can also cause thousands of dollars in damage if not taken care of by a qualified contractor,” he said.
According to a report from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Berkeley Labs, of the 21.8 million people reported to have asthma in the U.S., approximately 4.6 million cases are estimated to be attributable to dampness and mold exposure in the home. The report also noted that the national annual cost of asthma that is attributable to dampness and mold exposure in the home is approximately $3.5 billion.
Areas of the home that can be damaged by dampness and mold are everywhere: furniture, carpets, wood flooring, subfloors, framing, windows, doors, drywall, ceilings, foundations and more. A small leak from a dishwasher or sink can end up causing dampness that goes unnoticed for years, breeding mold that you may never see until it has already done significant damage.
“Now is the time to check your home for mold or dampness so that you can address any problems before the winter season arrives,” said Agugliaro.
Agugliaro says his team is prepared, “Our technicians meet a very rigorous set of standards, wear large company badges and are extremely careful of your home and furnishings. Our goal is to leave your home exactly as we found it.”
Gold Medal Service regularly receives the Super Service Award from Angie’s List, a designation given to less than five percent of businesses that maintain a superior service record, and was recently rated “A+” by the Better Business Bureau. For more information, call 800-853-6060 or visit http://www.goldmedalservice.com.
About Gold Medal Service
Gold Medal Service, rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau, was founded in New Jersey in 1994 with just two employees. Their vision was to provide homeowners with a reliable and trustworthy home service company customers could count on to fix just about anything that could go wrong in a home. Since then Gold Medal has grown to include more than 120 employees and technicians solving plumbing, heating, cooling, electric, drain, sewer and waterproofing issues for homeowners across the state of New Jersey. Gold Medal Service is an Angie’s List “Super Service Award” recipient. For more information, call 800-853-6060 or visit http://www.goldmedalservice.com.