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.
The tropics are an ideal place for mold to flourish. A warm, moist climate is perfect for explosive mold growth. Some places in Hawaii receive as much as 125 inches of rainfall per year. Roughly speaking, there are two seasons in Hawaii: from November through April the climate is cooler and more humid, with daily
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
Milder temperatures and spring showers are two elements needed to cause mold to grow, especially on outdoor surfaces. And sadly, every building has leaks somewhere, you just have learn where the weak points are — but look first at the foundation and roof. In humid climates, it is almost impossible to prevent mold growth, but
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
During the winter of months, plenty of moisture can be tracked onto your indoor/outdoor carpeting As people come in from the snow and rain, its natural they’ll wipe their feet on your welcome matt. Along with the damp, they’ll also track in mold spores. And once in a warm environment, the mold spores hiding in