There are many types of mold growing in today’s residential homes. Most mold is toxic and dangerous, but requires very specific conditions to grow properly. Generally, mold grows in damp, dark environments, where temperatures range from 60 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Following any type of water damage, mold is common. You must be able to identify different types of mold, and take precautionary steps to avoid mold growth today!
Mold is a fungus capable of growing virtually anywhere on the planet. Because of the potential health hazards, mold has recently become an increasingly popular topic of discussion. No one is exactly sure how many mold species are around today, but estimates range from the tens of thousands to possibly a few hundred-thousand. With these numbers, narrowing down the type of mold you just found in your attic is troublesome, to say the least.
Harmful molds are broken down into the following classifications:
You can ensure your home remains free of mold and mildew with a few preventative measures, such as:
Using a dehumidifier, fan, or open windows to reduce moisture indoors
Of course, even taking precautionary methods is often not enough. It takes just a single spore to begin the growth process. Once mold has a foothold, you’ll want to schedule professional mold remediation to help the situation.
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