What is Mold?
Mold is a type of fungus spread by tiny spores that float about in the air. When something in your home gets and stays wet, mold will grow, no matter how hard you try to stop it. The only way to prevent mold growth is to keep all areas of your home dry.
You might not even know you have mold growing in your home. Flooding and humidity provide ideal breeding grounds for mold growth. The worst part? Dead mold spores can still be allergenic and potentially toxic. For mold remediation to be effective, mold needs to be physically washed away or removed, not just killed.
If you begin to notice a damp, musty odor or discolorations in a specific area of your home, check for damp walls, carpet and spaces like bathrooms, basements and attics that may be breeding grounds. The key is to treat a mold problem immediately, before the infestation becomes worse or causes permanent damage.