We know that there are various types of mold that could be found in your home or business. It may be helpful to know what kinds of molds typically grow in which conditions in order to better avoid or recognize them and the symptoms that might go along with each.
This is a type of mold that spreads easily and is usually found outdoors but can also be seen in damp places indoors. They are prone to growing in rooms such as the bathroom in the shower areas but can also be found when there is water damage from leaky pipes or flooding.
This is a type of mold that can usually be found in air conditioning systems or food and is fairly allergic. Exposure can cause, allergic reactions and respiratory infections.
This is a mold that also causes allergies, and that when found indoors, is usually on wood, wallpaper or painted surfaces. It is a pink and black mold that you would find in places like window frames.
This type of mold causes allergies and asthma and is usually found in bathrooms as they have poor ventilation and lots of humidity.
This type of mold causes many different respiratory issues and can be found on carpets, woods, floorboards or cabinets.
This type of mold can be seen on carpets that have water damage or other types of fabric and have been known to cause respiratory infections, asthma, and allergies.
This type of mold is a blue or green mold that spreads very quickly and can cause allergies, lung infections or sinus infections. It is also usually found where there has been some water damage and can be seen growing on the insulation of the wallpaper, carpets, or mattresses.
Is normally thought of as the most dangerous type of mold and is usually referred to as black mold or toxic mold. It appears a slimy black color and can have a distinct musty odor. Like many other types of mold, it can release mycotoxins that can cause chronic sinus infections, asthma, fatigue, depression or breathing problems. This mold usually grows where condensation levels are high such as where there have been leaky pipes or air conditioning ducts. If found, do not panic, just call a Mold Abatement Specialist.