A mold problem in the home can cause serious health effects, especially for young children, the elderly, those who suffer from allergies or asthma, and those with prior respiratory conditions. Mold can cause eye irritation, nasal stuffiness, shortness of breath, wheezing and infections in the lungs.
Though most molds grow outdoors, they can get inside a home through open windows and doors, air conditioning systems, pets, clothing and shoes. Minimizing the cost of mold damage starts with prevention. Moisture is a primary factor in mold development so it’s essential to address moisture problems in their early states to eliminate the potential for mold growth.
Try these prevention tips to keep mold out of your home:
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