Mold and Mildew
Molds and mildew grow in damp, darkplaces. Molds and mildew can cause lung problems – especially in people whohave allergies or asthma. You can prevent the growth of molds and mildew inyour home by controlling humidity.
Tipson mold and mildew:
- Control moisture. Use a dehumidifier during the summer. Use an exhaust fan in the kitchen and bathroom. Vent the clothes dryer to the outdoors and make sure the vent pipe is not clogged.
- Fix plumbing leaks before mold grows.
- Don’t store firewood inside. Bark contains millions of mold spores.
- More on molds and mildew.