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post #1 of Old 10-08-2009, 06:27 AM Thread Starter
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What makes molds grow?

Molds will grow if we provide them with moisture and nutrients. If we keep things dry, molds do not grow.

High moisture levels can be the result of water coming in from the outside, through the floor, walls or roof; or from plumbing leaks; or moisture produced by the people living in the home, through daily activities like bathing, washing clothes or cooking. Water enters the building when there is a weakness or failure in the structure. Moisture accumulates within the home when there is not enough ventilation to expel that moisture.

Different kinds of molds grow on different materials. Certain kinds of molds like an extremely wet environment. Other kinds of molds may be growing even if no water can be seen. Dampness inside the material can be enough to allow them to grow.
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post #2 of Old 11-27-2009, 01:48 AM
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Mold is a tiny organism that eats organic matter. In nature, mold helps break down leaves and other plant debris. It releases spores to reproduce. Mold becomes a problem when spores get inside a moist, humid and warm area and begin feeding on material in your home. As it grows, you can become affected if you have allergies or asthma. If the type of mold in your home has toxins, it can also cause fatigue, headaches and irritation to the lungs. To control the mold growth, you need to dry out your house and find the spots where mold growth is likely.

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