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Vero Beach Mold Facts

8/5/2019 (Permalink)

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If you are in your home and see visible mold, do not touch or move it. If you disturb it, spores can easily spread throughout your home. Below, we have  provided general facts about mold-

Areas with High Mold Exposure in Indian River County:

  • Antique shops
  • Greenhouses
  • Saunas
  • Farms
  • Construction areas
  • Flower shops

Common Indoor Mold:

  • Cladosporium- Olive-green to brown or black in color. Most commonly found on living or dead plant material
  • Penicillium- Major importance in food and drug production, used as an antibiotic
  • Alternaria- Known as a common allergy to humans causing hay fever or hypersensitivity reactions
  • Aspergillus- Found indoors and outdoors. Most people breathe it in regularly without getting sick

Prevent Mold Growth:

  • Keep humidity levels as low as possible
  • Fix any and all leaks
  • Clean bathrooms with products that kill mold
  • After a flood, clean up and dry everything immediately

If you see signs of mold in your Vero Beach home,

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