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How to Find Mold in Your Home

Mold spores are common in the natural environment. The fungi are especially useful in the great outdoors, breaking down decomposing natural elements. Some molds are even used to make penicillin. Dangers of Mold When mold latches onto areas inside your home, however, the consequences are dire. Ill health effects, like sneezing, coughs, respiratory issues, skin rashes, runny nose, and watery eyes are all symptoms of mold inside the home. Humans are not only negatively affected by mold spores, but the property is also at risk. Structural Damage Mold eats away at building materials, such as drywall and wood, leading to weakened structures. The property value plummets to zero, once mold has become an issue. Adding to the disaster is that in 44 states, insurance does not cover damages direct...