If we can only live in a house that is completely mold-free, we would. Many homeowners still continue to believe that a mold-free home is possible, but the truth is, it’s not. What you can do instead is to make it mold-resistant.
Mold spores exist in the air inside the home, but you can co-habit with them as long as they don’t find moisture that can serve as their breeding ground to grow. In this post, we will talk about steps on how you can make your home mold-resistant.
Mold needs moisture to thrive, along with warmth and food source. Their food source can be household items or materials, such as beddings and draperies, shower walls, etc.
There are three ways you can make your home resistant to mold:
Take note, though, that mold-resistant steps for your home vary, depending if your home is new or has been there for a long time. Here are specific tips on how to achieve a mold-resistant home.
If you’re starting from scratch, you have more ability to make your home mold-resistant. However, most homes being built today are more energy-efficient, and it’s a good thing, but this also restricts the airflow in most homes. Still, it’s possible to have a home that is energy-efficient and mold-resistant. Just follow these tips:
It’s possible to make your home, whether it’s an existing or new one, resistant to mold. You just have to be mindful of how you can create a home where mold won’t thrive. These steps will help you have a mold-resistant home, which will make you and your loved ones healthier and feel safer and comfortable.
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