Mold—just the sound of the word can make you flinch. And yet mold is part of the natural environment, doing its important but thankless task of breaking down dead organic matter such as fallen leaves and dead trees. As long as it stays outdoors, mold is a wonderful thing. Indoors, however, you have a problem on your hands. Here’s what you need to know.
Mold spores occur naturally in the environment and don’t cause problems for everyone. But some people may experience allergic responses. Here’s what you need to know about mold allergies and how to deal with them.
If you’ve had a cough that just won’t let up, household mold could be to blame. Before it gets worse, the following tips will help you eliminate the fuzzy nuisance and stop it from coming back.