Are you experiencing mold in your home? Certain areas in your home are more susceptible to mold and water damage than others. If you don’t want mold to affect your home and life, you’ll want to know the most common residential mold hotspots. If you do discover mold, whether in these residential mold hotspots or in another location, you’ll want to contact mold remediation experts as soon as you find mold. At Ram Restoration, we’ve worked with many of the homeowners in the Dayton area to stop mold from growing in their homes and can do the same for you.
Basements are known for having little ventilation and air flow. Because of this, they are more likely to have mold growing in them compared to other areas of your home. Additionally, mold in your basement can potentially grow for a while without you knowing it because you may not spend a lot of time in your basement.
Another common mold growth spot in your home is in the crawl space. If you don’t regularly check your crawl space for mold, it can grow unchecked for years. It can also lead to the destruction of items in your crawl space if the materials are conducive for mold growth. To combat this, make sure you perform regular checks of the crawl space for mold.
Just like basements and crawl spaces, you probably don’t spend a lot of time in your attic. That’s why the attic is another prominent space in your home that mold can grow. Depending on what’s kept in your attic, mold can feed on and grow rampant in your attic, so it’s important to regularly check to make sure there’s no mold growth.
Bathrooms are another place where mold is likely to grow because of the amount of water present. To combat some of the potential for mold growth, you’ll want to run the exhaust fan to help move moisture out of the bathroom while you and your family members take a shower. Because many people use the bathroom, it’s much easier to spot mold growth compared to basements, crawl spaces, and attics.
When you use the kitchen to cook, you’ll want to use the exhaust fans to remove any moisture from the steam to prevent mold growth. Additionally, you’ll want to throw out any moldy food as soon as you discover it to cut down on the chance of mold spread.
Are your windows letting in moisture? That can lead to mold growth at your windows, which can spread to other areas of your home. Make sure your windows are properly shut and sealed to prevent excess moisture from entering your home.
Finding mold in your home means you have to act. One of your first steps you take should be calling the mold remediation experts at Ram Restoration. We are a fully licensed and bonded mold remediation and water damage restoration company ready to help you take back your space. Need to get rid of mold? Contact us today.