Tips & Tricks: Dig Deep to Find Mold | Blog | Mold Off®

Dig Deep to Find Mold

Mold likes warm and dark places to grow and flourish, which often means you may have mold in your home and be totally unaware of it. If you have had any kind of water leak in your home or places where moisture can get in (like around windows and doors) you need to dig deep

Tips & Tricks: Fall Leaves Spawn Mold Spores | Blog | Mold Off®

Fall Leaves Spawn Mold Spores

Besides beautiful colors, fall brings two things — rain and mold spores. Those heavenly color displays as the leaves change are just the beginnings of a mold nightmare. When the leaves fall, they create a carpet on the damp ground. Deep in the protective layers mold growth starts immediately. The simple task of raking leaves

Tips & Tricks: Stay Away From Bleach | Blog | Mold Off®

Stay Away From Bleach

A study by Professor Jeffrey Morrell, Dept. of Wood Science, Oregon State University, found that bleach doesn’t eliminate surface micro flora. To put it simply, it doesn’t kill the roots of the mold, only bleaches it away so we think it has been taken care of. So not only is bleach ineffective on mold and