Removing Black Mold at Its Source: Effective Remediation Solutions Leaky pipes, faucets or toilets as well as window condensation or flooding can make your home or business vulnerable to mold growth. Stachybotrys chartarum, also commonly known as black mold, can pose a serious health threat and may cause chronic coughing, sneezing, irritation to the eyes, nose or throat, rashes, chronic fatigue or persistent headaches. Traditionally, black mold is accompanied by a distinctive odor and is greenish black in color. As one of the most toxic molds that grows inside homes and businesses, it’s critical to contact Woodard immediately for black mold removal services. Our highly trained and experienced team of remediation experts will work with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to get an assessment before we restore your home or business to its previous, mold-free, healthy state. How to Prevent Black Mold Removing it can be costly. To help prevent its growth: Check your home and appliances for leaks regularly. Keep your furnishings and belongings dry. Completely dry any wet areas or contents within 24 hours. If you experience a water leak or flooding, call Woodard to inspect your home black mold and water damage. If you’ve discovered black mold in your home or business, you may also need Woodard’s hard surface cleaning or odor removal services.