Mold can creep up in many parts of your house. It may grow in your walls, carpet, flooring, or basically any other damp area. Mold is also bad for your health. It can release toxins in the air that are detrimental to you health. In this video, you will learn how to prevent mold in your house.
If suspect that mold has already taken hold in your house, please contact a mold removal company so they can safely remove the mold.
The first thing you can do to prevent mold is dry up any wet areas immediately. This is because mold needs moisture to grow. This may require replacing drenched carpet, furniture, or bedding unless it can be dried thoroughly. Another part of this is being aware of water spills. This could occur from leaky pipes or heavy rainfall.
The next tip is to use proper ventilation. Any appliance that creates moisture should be vented. This includes a stove, shower, and laundry machine. Ac units and dehumidifiers can help with this process. It can also help to open windows.
You will also want to clean your gutters periodically to prevent leaking which can lead to mold. Also use mold-resistant drywall and paints in your house.