Mold: What is it? Facts About Mold | Ravel

Is mold a fungus?

Mold is a type of fungus. But it’s not the fungus found on animals, plants and bacteria. Molds are extremely tiny. In fact, they’re microscopic. We can’t see mold.

Where do molds grow?

Walls frow on carpets, walls, floors, floors and other areas in a home. If there’s mositure, then mold can grow. So mold is often found in damp areas of houses and apartments: bathrooms, laundry rooms, basements, kitchens, and crawl spaces.

How do you control mold?

Mold is not something you can totally control. And it’s not something that you ever elimintate completely. If you have mold growing in your home, it’s crucial to clean up the mold. But also, it’s important to fix the problem causing the dampness and mold. You can purchase a dehumidifier or hygrometer. When it’s cold outside, keep your home warm. As the temperature goes down, mold growth is more likely. Try adding insulation to cold surfaces around your home: floors, windows, exterior walls, etc.