Tips & Tricks: Patios, Decks & Mold, Oh My! | Blog | Mold Off®

Patios, Decks & Mold, Oh My!

Mold spores are everywhere, particularly outdoors. In humid climates, those spores find purchase on brick, concrete, cement, slate and even on composite decking materials. They feed on dust and organic particles hidden in the crevices of the stone. Then they begin to break down the stone itself —a process that can eventually require extensive repairs

Tips & Tricks: Mold Resistant Building Materials | Blog | Mold Off®

Mold Resistant Building Materials

Because mold produces harmful mycotoxins that can cause health problems, more and more mold resistant building materials are appearing on the market. Mold Resistant Woods — have been treated with anti-mold chemical. Incidentally, these products also tend to keep termites away. Mold Resistant Insulation — has been treated with a fungicide that prevent mold from