Mold grows throughout the year. However, during the summer and warmer months, mold will breed at a more rapid rate. Mold has the perfect elements to spread, grow, and continue to thrive all summer long. Mold requires warmth and moisture to breed. The summer months not only bring rain, but it brings heat. The high humidity, accompanied by moisture is the perfect storm for mold growth. Below are some reasons summer months promote mold growth:
By eliminating the high humidity in your home, you can decrease the chances of mold growth. You can also waterproof your home to ensure no water seeps into your walls, attic, or basement. This alone will cause mold to breed out of control. If you have visible mold, it is important to call a professional mold remediation company such as, Disaster Cleanup Services. If you are suspect you have a mold problem, it is important to have an inspection completed on your home or business. A professional will be able to determine if you have mold, what type, and what the best course of action is. This summer don’t be caught with an out of control mold problem. Prevention is the key. Call a professional if you are unsure. Stopping mold before it starts is the number one goal.