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Mold grows naturally in the environment and starts to grow in the home when spores land on a moist surface. In nature, mold is a part of the biological process that breaks down dead organic materials. In the home, reside... More »

Some of the dangers of mold in a home include serious health risks for the occupants, including asthma, skin irritation and respiratory issues. Depending on the type of mold and the extent of the exposure, it may also le... More »

The best treatment for mold in the home is to clean the moldy surface with detergent and water and let the surface dry completely. Always wear a respirator, gloves and goggles when handling mold. Once mold is removed, ma... More »

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