Mold is a common issue for many people who live in a humid environment. No one wants mold in the home, but mold in your HVAC system can be a real health hazard. In order to protect your family, you need to be able to recognize the signs of mold growth in your HVAC system so you can quickly get it taken care of. Baylor Heating, Air Conditioning, and Plumbing is here to help you understand the signs of mold in your HVAC system so you can enjoy optimal air quality in your home.
A sure sign that you have mold in your HVAC system is a mildew smell wafting through your home. Your home may even start to feel more humid or damp. If you notice a strange mildew smell when you turn on your HVAC system, call Baylor today and have one of our HVAC technicians take a look at your system.
Another sign that you have mold in your HVAC system is experiencing physical symptoms. These are primarily respiratory symptoms that include the following:
- Recurring respiratory illness
- Trouble breathing
- Sinus infections
If you continue to have recurring respiratory symptoms with no cause, you may want to consider that you have mold in your HVAC system. Have an experienced HVAC technician take a look at your system to ensure it is clean.
Mold is incredibly common but can be controlled with regular inspections and cleaning. If you haven’t had your annual HVAC inspection, now is the time to call and make an appointment. It is a good idea to keep your HVAC in tip-top shape, but is necessary for keeping your family healthy.