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.
When cleaning moldly areas, you should limit your exposure to the mold and mold spores. Here are some steps you can take to make the job safer: Protection your lungs — Breathing in mold spores can trigger all sorts of health problems, including breathing difficulties, allergic reactions, illness and for the very sensitive, mold can
Molds produce tiny spores to reproduce. The spores waft through the indoor and outdoor air continually. When mold spores land on a damp spot indoors, they may begin to grow and digest whatever they are growing on in order to survive. There are molds that can grow on wood, paper, carpet, and foods. When excessive
The holidays are a time of celebration, but they are also a time for spills during parties and family get-togethers. Coffee, wine, milk, food and other biological agents find their way onto carpets all over the world. In addition, the excitement and too many treats may have a deleterious effect on your pets, who may
The Winter months bring rain and snow, high humidity and dampness. With more people hurrying inside to get out of the cold, high traffic areas like restrooms, hallways and entryways are more likely to develop a mold problem Mold spores enter these areas on the clothing and shoes as people use the facility. Since restrooms,
Many parts of the world have high humidity year around. If you live in one of these areas, you should be on the lookout for mold at all times. And of course, outdoor humidity almost everywhere creates a perfect environment for mold growth. Here are 10 signs to be watching for in order to prevent