Mould can be a persistent concern for homes in humid regions or areas with a lot of precipitation. It often shows up in places homeowners cannot see, behind walls or under flooring. Prevention is key, as well as prompt attention to any sign of mould. Prolonged exposure to mould can create long-term health problems for families. With this information, homeowners will know how to determine if they have mould, things they can do to help eliminate it, and when to call a professional.
Common Sources of Mould
Mould is a growth that happens in buildings without adequate moisture control. It thrives in a dark, damp environment. Homeowners can watch out for more obvious symptoms of mould growth:
- musty odours
- leaks in the basement, roof, or