Q: What’s the concern with mold and what are some changes I can make to the home to keep it mold-free in the future?
A: Your walls may be alive-and not with music. Mold spores growing in your home can cause allergic reactions in you, your pets and your kids. Fortunately, it can be easy to banish mold from your house.
The issue of mold continues to be an important topic to builders, homeowners and governmental agencies. Of late it has reached an even higher level of awareness. Unfortunately, there is much confusion concerning mold, as well as effective solutions for preventing it.
Experts say the best way to avoid mold in your home is to control moisture. In the summertime, when humidity is highest, this often means running air conditioners or a dehumidifier.
Here are some more things you can do to avoid mold in your home: