For nearly all homeowners, the scary specter of mold in the home ranks high on the list of worries. This nasty problem competes with floods, fires, storms, vandalism and termites as the most damaging of calamities that can hit your home. Making the problem of mold even more complicated is that it can infect a variety of surfaces. Each of these surfaces poses specific problems and requires different professional techniques to clear the home of mold.

Mold on Multiple Surfaces

Mold can show up just about anywhere in a home, especially where conditions are warm and humid. The most common places for mold to grow include the following:

  • Drywall, both painted and unpainted
  • Wood
  • Carpet
  • Tiles and grout

A professional company can determine the best course of action depending on each individual case. Factors that affect the difficulty of cleanup include how much mold is present, how long it has been there, what materialsare affected and what is the likelihood of the mold returning.