Types of Mold

Types of Mold you may have in your house.

You can find mold both indoors and outdoors.  Molds reproduce by means of tiny spores and moisture.  Mold spores are not visible by the human eye and they travel through indoor and outdoor air.  Inside your home, molds reproduce when such tiny spores are in contact with moisture.

Having mold in your home  is dangerous for you and your loved ones.  Mold can be found almost any place in your home where moisture is present.  For example:  wood, carpet, food, and paper (such as books and magazines stored in your basement and/or attic.  You can also find mold in your bathroom, attic, kitchen, etc.


Mold infestation can be usually seen or smelled.  Mold produces a musty odor that can be identified very rapidly.  Mold growth can appear to be furry or slimy and most commonly black in color.  These are some areas in your home where Mold growth is susceptible to be present and it must be handled promptly and kept under control.

- Bathroom and Kitchen tile
- Shower curtains- Refrigerator door seals
- Flooded basement- Walls and/or Roof leaks
- Plumbing leaks, drainage problems
- Damped crawl spaces
- Drywall and/or Paneling- Hidden mold
- Wall paper- Carpet
- Furniture (most common wood furniture)
- Improper insulation or ventilation
- Wet clothes drying inside the home

NOTE: If you had water damage in your home, the first 24-48 hours  are of great importance.  You must respond to the problem within that time frame to avoid further and more extensive mold growth.  maintain the area moisture free will avoid future mold growth. 

If your mold problem is visible, then you probably require the help of a knowledgeable Mold Remediation expert.    Do not expose you or your family to MOLD spores...Call and we will make sure your home is as safe and healthy as you would want it for your family.