Mould plays an important role in nature. It helps with the decomposition of organic matter and the recycling of nutrients in ecosystems. However, mould growing indoors presents health hazards and can cause property damage. Moulds reproduce by means of tiny airborne spores that travel virtually anywhere, even in our homes.
Mould spores requires the right “ingredients” to produce mould. Unfortunately, the conditions for mould growth are found in most homes: moisture, a food source (such as drywall, carpet, and wood), warmth, and darkness. Since moisture is an essential factor in mould growth, here are the common causes of elevated moisture in homes:
Mould can also grow in various unexpected areas in the home, which can make mould remediation more difficult. More mould prevention tips can be found in this article. The PuroClean team stands ready to provide professional restoration services to any property affected by fire, water or mould damage.
PuroClean, a leader in property emergency services, helps families and businesses overcome the devastating setbacks caused by water, fire, mould and other conditions resulting in property damage. Each of our locally owned and operated offices pledge to do whatever it takes to respond, restore and rescue properties in all of the communities we serve. Read more.