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A Brief Introduction to Mold Within Homes and Offices

Let’s talk about mold. We all know what it is and totally hate it. Perhaps it’s the most abhorrent and loathed part of the natural environment, and of course, for the right reason. Mold exposure is a serious health concern.

Mold can lead to allergic reactions, respiratory problems, and the development of other severe medical conditions. It has an ugly appearance and potentially carries hazardous effects.

In a nutshell, mold is not something to mess around with. It’s best to take a proactive approach toward mold problems to avoid any trouble. Here’s a brief introduction to mold within homes and offices and what you can do about it:

Mold Within Homes and Offices

Molds reproduce by means of tiny spores that are not visible to the naked eye. These spores thrive on wet surfaces on the floor, ceiling, and walls. They can’t grow without water or moisture.

Modern homes and offices typically have a closed indoor space. Mold infestation can pose a severe health risk to people who spent plenty of time near mold without a proper ventilation system in place.

What causes mold growth?

Mold grows on wet surfaces due to leaks in pipes or windows or areas with flooding. Improving ventilation in spaces prone to dampness, like the kitchen, laundry, and shower, can help prevent mold growth.

You can also avoid mold growth by controlling moisture indoors. If you encounter a mold problem, it’s crucial to identify the root cause of the problem, fix it, then clean or replace the affected surface to get rid of it completely.

How to prevent the mold from coming back?

If you don’t want to go through the hassle of cleaning mold, you need to come up with a permanent solution. If you live in an area prone to flooding or has a humid climate, your best bet is using MagMatrix’s structural subflooring and tile backer board.

These products are made from Sulfate Magnesium Oxide Board Chloride Free Board technology with excellent water, and moisture resistance, which means mold won’t get an opportunity to grow and thrive, keeping your home and office protected.

MagMatrix Science & Technology (Group) Co., Ltd brings you top-quality tile backer boards and structural subflooring solutions that will help you combat mold growth. Our products are also fire- and termite-resistant, providing complete protection to your home and office. Shop today!Call 86-335-3327878 to speak with an agent.

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