Friday, July 21, 2006

How can you tell if that is MOLD?

Sometimes it's difficult to tell if that funny looking substance is, in fact, mold. There are a few telltale signs that should help you to figure out if it IS mold:

  1. Color - Mold has a distinctive look and color. Mold will often cause discoloration - and mold can be many different colors such as purple, black, red, orange or yellow.
  2. Odor - Some molds can't be seen, but there is a telltale musty smell that will alert you to a mold infestation. Areas where there has been moisture or leaks are prime areas for mold, even if you can't see or smell any YET.


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