5 facts about mold

  1. Mold can lead to negative health conditions in people with compromised or weak immune systems.
  2. Symptoms of exposure to common allergens such as mold spores, pollen, dust mites, and fibrous particulate (such insulation) can include breathing difficulty, runny nose, headaches, depression, bloodshot eyes, lack of energy, poor appetite, skin eruptions, and irritability.
  3. If the area to be cleaned is more than 10 square feet, consult the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) guide titled Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings.
  4. Molds are found in virtually every environment and can be detected, both indoors and outdoors, year round.
  5. Mold growth is encouraged by warm and humid conditions.