Located 30 miles northeast from downtown San Diego, Escondido is a city that sits on a shallow valley surrounded by rocky hills, and it is one of the oldest cities in San Diego County. By the census of 2010, Escondido had a population of 143,911. The city covers an area of 37.25 square miles and has an elevation of 646 ft. above sea level.
Many people underestimate the danger mold represents for yourself and the people around you. But the truth is that Mold it can actually be one of the worst contaminants of your home or business. Mold can grow indoors on wet surfaces, such as wallpaper, ceiling tiles, carpets, insulation material, wood, and drywall. It can start to grow within 48 hours and it can drive serious impacts on both your health and your home’s structure.
If you’ve noticed the presence of mold in your home or business, or think that you have black mold, in Abbotts Fire & Flood San Diego we are here to help with any mold issue.
How mold can affect my family?
According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “Molds produce allergens (substances that can cause allergic reactions), irritants, and in some cases, potentially toxic substances (mycotoxins). Inhaling or touching mold or mold spores may cause allergic reactions in sensitive individuals” 
These reactions could be (not limited to) the following:
Escalation of asthma symptoms
For more information on mold in San Diego county, please read our mold removal and mold remediation service page.