- The keyto mold control is moisture control. Moisture that is unchecked has a significantly higher potential for mold growth.
- If mold is an issue in your home, you should have the mold remediated promptly. Identifying the source of water and repairing it is
- It is important to dry water-damaged areas and itemswithin 24-48 hours to prevent mold growth.
Why is mold growing in my home?
Molds are part of the natural environment. In the outdoors, mold plays a part in nature by breaking down dead organic matter such as fallen leaves and dead trees Indoors, mold growth should be avoided. Molds reproduce by means of tiny spores; the spores are invisible to the naked eye and float through outdoor and indoor air. Mold may begin growing indoors when mold spores land on surfaces that are wet. There are many types of mold, and none of them will grow without water or moisture. Areas that could possibly be effected should be monitored to ensure this does not occur.