Top Places Mold Can Grow in Your Home

Top Places Mold Can Grow in Your Home

Steve VanDenBerg Blog, mold removal

Mold is a pervasive nuisance when it grows inside the home. People allergic to mold will start to experience symptoms, and even those without allergies will start to cough and wheeze. Plus, mold destroys a building’s structural materials. Here are top places mold grows inside the home. 1. In the House Mold thrives on damp organic matter, which is why …

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How to Remove Green Mold from Window Sill

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Windowsills covered in splotches of green mold should be dealt with swiftly. Green mold, and mold in general, is hazardous to health as well as damage to building structures. Here’s how a homeowner can approach the DIY task of removing small growths of pesky green mold from windowsills. What is green mold? Green mold is any species of mold that …

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Mold in Rental House: What to Do

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Laws offer some level of protection when it comes to mold growth within rental units. State laws vary and change over time. Usually, in all 50 states, state law outlines that landlords are responsible for the cost of mold remediation if the mold growth occurs due to a fault of the landlord, such as failing to repair a leaky roof or fix a broken water pipe that caused mold growth.

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Did you know the difference between Mold and Mildew?

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Mold is a type of fungus that produces growth on various types of moist or decaying surfaces. It can grow on leather, clothing, walls, ceilings, and food or almost anywhere that moisture is present. It can often be identified by its color, which can range in blues, greens, blacks and reds. While some mold is harmless, some can be toxic …