The Dangers of Mold

Alayna Pierson, Staff Writer

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Mold is caused when water sits in one spot for a long time. It causes a specimen called mold. You can get rid of mold by getting rid of the water leak(s). There are other ways of getting rid of mold. One way is to let it dry up, and it will go away. Another way is to pour bleach on the source of mold. Mold can get very dangerous.

Mold is very dangerous to the human body. Mold can cause various health problems. Mold can cause allergic reactions. It is best if you do find mold to get rid of it as soon as possible. One main problem is respiratory problems this is caused by black mold. Mold can, and most likely will, cause long term problems to the human body.

You can decrease the danger of having mold by decreasing the moisture in your household by 30-60 percent. Increasing ventilation in the bathroom or household. Mold can be difficult or easy to get rid of. It depends on what you chose to get rid of it. Be careful when dealing with mold.

Mold can be scrubbed off a hard surface. You can scrub off mold by using a mix of water and detergent. You have to make sure that after you are done scrubbing you must dry off the surface. If you do not dry the surface completely you have a risk of the mold returning. Mold can be found almost anywhere. It is important to know how to get rid of it.

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