When water intrudes into your property, mold growth can start in as little as 48 hours. Consider the following mold facts:
*Mold is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors.
*Mold spores are microscopic, floating along in the air, and may enter your home through windows, doors or AC/heating systems or even hitch a ride indoors on your clothing or a pet.
*Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens and irritants and have the potential to cause other health effects.
*Before mold remediation can begin, any source of water or moisture must be addressed. Otherwise, the mold may return.
*Mold often produces a strong, musty odor, and that odor can lead to possible mold problem areas.
*Even higher-than-normal indoor humidity can support mold growth. Keep indoor humidity below 45 percent.
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