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Is There Mold in the HVAC System?

Is There Mold in the HVAC System?

North Arundel Contracting can eliminate mold in your home or commercial building!

Mold is never welcome indoors. Whether it is your office building, apartment complex, school, or home, no one should ever have to suffer from the health effects and building damage that mold can give. If you see the following signs of mold in the HVAC system, call the professionals at North Arundel Contracting, and be sure to see the preventative tips below!

How Mold Infests an HVAC System

Contrary to popular belief, there is no such thing as a completely mold-free home or commercial building. Mold spores exist naturally in the air and spread where they please. They germinate only in the right conditions, typically in a moist, dark area with some form of organic matter on which to feed. If your air conditioning or heater contains moisture and dust, it is possible for mold to begin to grow. As the system runs, the forced air can move the mold spores throughout it.

Signs of Mold in the HVAC System

If you suspect that there is mold in the HVAC system, you can know by several key signs. First, you will likely notice a strong, musty odor. Depending on the mold type, it can smell like a strong chemical. Another sign is leaking or puddling water around the system. An excess of water along with a musty odor is a clear indicator of mold. Other signs include visible mold growth around the system’s vents and an increase in health issues. Mold is toxic and often causes dizziness, vertigo, nausea, coughing, sneezing, respiratory discomfort, and headaches.

Who to Call for Mold Remediation

North Arundel Contracting serves Maryland’s homes and businesses for insurance restoration, commercial cleaning, emergency services, and full-service general contracting. We specialize in mold remediation as well as HVAC services, able to perform the job for any case large or small. North Arundel Contracting is your one-stop-shop for emergency services like mold remediation and home and business renovation, installation, and maintenance.

Ways to Prevent Mold Growth

If you own a business or manage a commercial property, you will need reliable HVAC system maintenance services. For routine and last-minute maintenance, North Arundel Contracting is here to help! Other ways to prevent mold in the HVAC system include regularly changing the air filters, keeping humidity under control, and using the settings properly. There is also a way to DIY clean the HVAC system.


If you have more questions about our services for your home or commercial facility, North Arundel Contracting is here to help you out. Our trained professionals can teach you everything there is to know about emergency and general contracting services. Call us any time at 410-766-2855 or reach us by fax at 410-553-2367. Feel free to send us an email at [email protected]. For after-hours emergencies, call us at 410-541-0328. For tips, tricks, and to see what we have been up to, be sure to follow us on Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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