5 Ways to Prevent Mold Growth

5 Ways to Prevent Mold Growth

Preventative measures can save you a lot of time, energy, and money when it comes to mold. Below are some easy ways to prevent mold and control the humidity levels in your home.

Can excess humidity cause mold growth in my home?

water droplets on the interior of a house window

Humidity enters our homes in a variety of ways, we take a hot shower, boil water for pasta, snow on our boots, kids leave their wet towels on the floor, and naturally through our windows, doors and basement or lowest levels. Moisture can cause problems within the home including mold growth on a variety of building materials and contents within the home.

What is mold?

Mold assessment New Hampshire

Mold is a naturally occurring fungus that when under the right moisture, oxygen, and temperature conditions can grow. Mold is naturally occurring and is all around us–inside our homes and offices and outside in the air we breathe.