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Summer Doesn't Have to Mean Mold

7/1/2021 (Permalink)

For a lot of people, summer weather brings mold. It doesn't have to! Here are a few basic tips to prevent mold in the summer months. 

Control Humidity

Mold needs water to grow and enough humidity in your home can be the perfect recipe for mold. Investing in a dehumidifier is a plus but if you're not able to, monitor moisture within your home coming from showers, outside, appliances, etc. 

Control Overall Temperature

The optimal temperature for mold growth is anywhere between 77 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit. Make an effort to keep inside temperatures at bay to reduce the risk of mold growth. 

Promote Air Circulation

Keeping vents open and utilizing fans is a great was to ensure air is circulation throughout your home. This prevents mold from having the chance to grow!

We hope these tips are found to be useful but should you find mold in your home, SERVPRO of Queen Anne's, Kent & Caroline Counties here Here to Help!

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