Following a month long trip my wife, kids, and I came back to a mold-infested basement. Our pipes had began to leak while we were gone. It wasn't Niagara or something, merely a tiny trickle. But with the whiffs of mildew, there was mold. And the stuff propagates quickly. A single spore starts forming immediately if certain conditions exist. But how do we know if such conditions exist? For one, dampness, and like other animated entities, food and time. The leak offered moisture. But food? What does mold have for dinner? As it turns out, a lot, but in our home the mold was devouring fabrics, plywood, and dust. Yes, those building materials are snacks for mold.
What are some ways to get rid of mold? Get rid of damp conditions. That meant we had to end the leak. Afterwards, clean up the mold. Which isn't an easy task. You need to completely clean everything and get rid of any corrupted things. Short on time? Hire a professional restoration service. Mold Removal Needham MA