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Concord Mold Removal: 3 Most Common Places for Mold

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If you’re considering Concord mold removal services and are concerned that you might have some mold lurking in areas that you have yet to discover, our team can help you out. At Soil Away, our experts understand why mold thrives and the areas that are prime spots for their growth. Take a look at the 3 most common places for mold and prevent it from surprising you.

Overview

Before we get into the 3 most common areas for mold growth, we’re going to give you a quick overview of mold itself. Mold is a living organism that belongs to the fungi kingdom along with other organisms such as mushrooms, yeast and mildew. Although it has its place in nature and holds medicinal value in certain situations, when it contaminates homes it can cause serious problems.

Mold in Basements

As the foundation of your home, most basements are subterranean, giving them all of the perfect conditions for mold growth including:

  • Constantly damp environment
  • Humidity
  • Lack of air circulation

To make matters worse, if your property is prone to flooding, water can make its way through the cracks in its foundation and invade your basement’s doorway or window. This trapped moisture will then evaporate, leading to increased humidity and an environment that is a prime area for mold to call home.

Mold in Attics

On the opposite end of your home is the attic, the highest level of your property. A common problem in many homes is improper ventilation, which can lead to numerous problems in the attic. Attic ventilation can become blocked by insulation or just be improperly installed in the first place. This will cause humidity levels to rise and moisture to accumulate. Other sources of attic mold can be plumbing leaks or bathroom fans. If they fail, they can lead to a constant stream of warm, moist air (or water) into the confined space of the attic.

Mold in Heaters/Furnaces

Although attics in general are prime areas for mold growth, some are even worse due to the installation of water heaters/furnaces in order to accommodate luxuries such as garden tubs and steam showers. These devices can leak and if they are not detected in time they will lead to moisture build up and thus a better environment for mold growth. If this becomes a problem, our Concord mold remediation services can help you get back on track.

Mold in Bathrooms/Showers

With plenty of water and humidity being pumped into bathrooms and showers on a regular basis, it shouldn’t be a surprise that they’re a prime location for mold growth. In addition, bathrooms typically aren’t very well ventilated, meaning the humidity and moisture lingers and gives mold a bigger opportunity to thrive.
Without the necessary steps, mold can get out of hand and lead to home damages that will cost you quite a bit of time and money in the long run. Our Concord mold removal experts can help you remediate mold and help you prevent its growth in the future. For further questions or concerns, give us a call anytime at (603) 301-4863 and we’ll be happy to help you out.

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