For many homeowners finding mold in their home is a stressful and confusing event. The best thing that any homeowner can do is get as much information on mold, and what are the best ways to clean up the area if necessary.
What Is Mold?
Molds are fungi that are found indoors, and they prefer warm, damp conditions where they can produce spores to spread. These spores can survive for long and harsh periods of dry conditions to begin growth again. The most common molds are Cladosporium, Penicillium, and Aspergillus. What you need to know is that mold is common in homes. Chances are, you have it in your home, but you don’t notice it.
Where Mold Lives
Molds are found indoors all year. Growth is aided by humid and warm conditions where humidity is high such as basements and showers. This is why it is important to run dehumidifiers in basements and have proper ventilation in bathrooms.
Prevent Health Issues
Molds can affect people who are sensitive to them. Exposure to mold can produce stuffiness, eye and/or skin irritation and wheezing. Some people can have severe reactions which can be fever and shortness of breath. Some people with chronic lung issues can develop lung infections
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