Mold and mildew is an unwelcome in any home and can even be dangerous for your health. Mold can spread very easily as the spores are lightweight and will latch on to grow almost anywhere. Drywall, carpets, tiles, and pipes – essentially every surface in the home is susceptible to mold. Getting rid of mold can be a difficult and costly process. Consider these methods of mold prevention so you can live a healthier lifestyle in your own home and not have to worry about mold and mildew being able to grow.
Molds are various types of fungi that grow in filaments and reproduce by forming spores. The term mildew is sometimes used to refer to some kinds of mold, particularly mold in the home with a white or grayish color or mold growing in shower stalls and bathrooms. Mold may grow indoors or outdoors and thrives in damp, warm, and humid environments. Mold can be found in essentially any environment or season.