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Can mold grow on any surface?

12/16/2021 (Permalink)

mold Call us today if you suspect mold at 757-229-3442

Yes! If the conditions are right mold can grow on any surface.

How to know if you have mold in your home

  • smell

If mold is present, you can smell it, if the smell is worse in a certain room, then mold growth is present.

If you only smell mold when you use your HVAC unit then the mold source could be inside of the vents, ducts or the unit itself.

Mold growth in your home may cause some  issues. 

Places to look in your home for mold

  • Laundry Room
  • Window Seals
  • Refrigerator drain pans
  • Chimneys
  • Basements
  • Attics
  • Bathrooms
  • Dishes
  • Under Carpets
  • Toothbrush holder
  • Potted Plants
  • Outdoor/Indoor rugs/mats

Fact: There are thousands of known species of molds, They all require moisture for growth.

If you suspect there is mold in your home but are unable to locate it, have a professional inspect your home. Call SERVPRO of York, James City County & Poquoson today  at 757-229-3442 or toll free 800-889-5002!

Reference Fact: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mold

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