Attic mold is caused by excessive moisture; there are many factors that can cause moisture inside of an attic.
- Lack of ventilation
- Improper connection of bathroom exhaust vents
- Attic bypasses
- Roof leaks
All attics come in different sizes, roof peaks and layouts. Mold growth can also vary in size and deterioration. It’s very important to find and correct the cause of mold in the attic. You will need a trough inspection by a qualified professional to determine the exact cause or causes and generate a plan in how to correct it permanently.
Is it safe to live inside the house since I have found attic mold?
The attic is usually NOT part of the living space unless is finished, so the answer is YES. There is no cross contamination of spores to other areas unless disturbed or spread by workers or anyone working in the attic.
What’s the cost of attic mold removal?
It really depends on the size of the mold contamination and the work that is needed to correct the moisture issue that caused the deficiency. Most attic mold removal work starts at a cost of $500 and up depending on items already mentioned above.
If you think you have attic mold, call us for a free inspection at 416-791-8020.