Mold is a type of fungus that grows from microscopic spores that can be found everywhere. While mold spores are inactive, they start propagating when the humidity is over 70%. That means when the temperature is above 65 degrees, there’s a higher chance that mold will grow and spread in your home.
Because of the dangers of mold to your health, you must understand how it could spread in your home. Aladdin’s Cleaning & Restoration is happy to explain how mold spreads in your home.
There are several ways mold can grow. Mold spores are all around us, but they’re not always active, so we are not constantly exposed to mold-related health problems. For mold to grow and spread, there must be the right conditions:
Mold in your house may be hidden, but it’s not impossible to find it and eliminate it completely. Mold spreads through homes in several different ways:
If you suspect that there is mold in your home, you should call a mold inspection company to get it checked. A mold inspection is vital because mold may only be the symptom of a bigger problem. Different types of mold emit different spores that can cause illnesses.
At your mold inspection, a qualified mold inspector will take samples of the suspected areas and use different scientific equipment to find out if there is an active mold problem.