Molds Can Survive Harsh Conditions | Blog | MoldOff®

Molds Can Survive Harsh Conditions

Did you know that some molds can survive even in harsh conditions like those in the Antarctic? In fact, many molds can withstand refrigeration and chilly temperatures. The spores wait, dormant, until conditions are right to begin growing again. Spring weather often brings unpleasant surprises to homeowners, when mold appears on brickwork, patios, outdoor furniture

What is the Difference Between Mold & Mildew | Blog | MoldOff®

What is the Difference Between Mold & Mildew

Mold and mildew are often mistaken for each other, but they are actually produced by different types of fungi although both reproduce from spores. They both grow in the same moist and warm environments, however, mildew is more often found in showers, on paper and fabrics, while mold is found more often in foods and

Tips & Tricks: Will Bleach Kill Mold? | Blog | MoldOff®

Will Bleach Kill Mold?

Mold is a form of fungi with around 100,000 different species. Most fungi, including molds, produce microscopic cells called “spores” that spread readily through the air. Airborne spores are easily inhaled and can be very hazardous to our health.  Like seeds, live spores form colonies, and under the right conditions, they multiply rapidly. If not stopped completely, mold can take over an area very quickly.

How To Remove Mold From Leather | Blog | MoldOff®

How To Remove Mold From Leather

Leather provides an ideal environment for mold to grow Leather has organic material that mold loves to feed on. Plus it absorbs and holds moisture — another essential ingredient for mold take hold. Leather items like saddles, bridles, chaps, coats and gloves spend most of their lives in hard use outdoors, putting them into almost

Tips & Tricks: Stop Mold Cold on Windowsills | Blog | MoldOff®

Stop Mold Cold on Windowsills

Mold can develop on any surface exposed to prolonged periods of moisture and warmth and this includes your windowsills. Cold air meeting your windows (which are warmer since your home is heated) condenses and runs down the window to pool on the sills. In addition, the sills tend to collect organic materials like dirt, dust,