Mold is the general term used for several different kinds of fungi. Most connotations associated with the word are not positive - damp basements, musty odors, water leaks, moldy carpets, poisonous mushrooms, and soggy drywall, to name a few. Mold spores are found literally everywhere in the world, even in the air we breathe, but moisture is required for an active growth to accumulate.
Hospitals and medical facilities are essential when those who are ill or injured require continuous medical care. While medical establishments devote their resources to healing, hospitals, long-term care, and outpatient treatment facilities often place their patients at risk of developing severe antibiotic-resistant infections.
If you suspect that you have a mold infestation in your home, it is important to act fast in order to prevent health complications and further growth. Here is a quick Q&A covering a few of the most important issues important to homeowners with a potential mold problem.