Does your house have mold?
How do you know if your home has mold?
Mold can be a very dangerous problem for your home and your family. Here are some steps to follow, to find out if you have mold in your home.
Smelling a Mold Odor
When you have mold growing hidden away in your house, often a musty smell might be the only clue that it's there. Don't ignore mold odors if you can't see any mold. You should thoroughly inspect your home before any mold problems get worse.
Seeing Signs of Mold Growth
Sometimes you might not realize there is mold in your house, especially if it is unusual looking mold. Some mold growth looks white and thread-like. Other mold appears as clusters of small black spots. Mold can be black, gray-brown, gray-green or white in color. Mold growing behind wallpaper made of vinyl can even appear orange, pink or purple.