What Conditions Promote Mold and Mildew Growth? | Blog | Mold Off®

What Conditions Promote Mold and Mildew Growth?

Mold and mildew growth require several elements for idea growth — a source of food, warm temperatures and adequate moisture. Of those three, the presence of moisture is the most critical. Unfortunately, controlling the environment in your home can be tough. Water Intrusion Rainwater can enter a building through leaks in walls, windows or the

Water Sports, Boats and Boat Mold. Oh My! | Blog | Mold Off®

Water Sports, Boats and Boat Mold. Oh My!

During the summer months, America’s favorite recreational activity is water sports … boating, fishing, waterskiing, swimming, waverunning, jet skiing, you name it. No matter what water activity you are participating in, the equipment you use is going to be a magnet for mold. In fact, the warm, wet conditions that surround all water sports are

Schools, Mold & Indoor Air Quality | Blog | Mold Off®

Managing Mold in Schools

Mold grows in schools when airborne mold spores land in damp, warm places. Fall is an ideal time for mold spores to be tracked in as kids hit the playground, shuffle through the fall leaves, and return to their classrooms. Bathrooms, kitchens, vent pipes, near water fountains, behind drywall or wall coverings, in ceilings, around