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Molds, like monsters, come in many different forms. Sometimes they can be detected by scent, but at other times they can be mysteriously odorless. They have ferocious-sounding names like alternaria, aspergillus, and stachybotrys, also known as the notorious black mold. Though not all black-colored molds are the black mold, all molds still require immediate treatment. So where exactly do these molds like to creep?

The Dark, Dirty Truth About Household Mold (And How to Rid Yourself of It)

The bread has turned green and the cheese has grown what appears to be a face. There, there—no need to fear those molds. Ridding the kitchen of them is as simple as tossing them in the trash. But be warned: Foodborne molds aren't the only types of molds that can terrorize the home. Dozens of other ghastly molds may be lurking in the nooks and crannies of even the cleanest abodes. Not only are these guys gruesome and unsightly, but they can also be dangerous to your health. For this very reason, it's critical to do whatever you can to prevent these frightful fungi from spawning indoors. Let's take a good look at molds—what they need to grow, where they thrive, and how to keep our homes from becoming their playground.


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