Visible Mold Damage - FAQ
What is mold? It is microbial growth from the fungi kingdom. It's primary purpose is to break down dead organic materials.
Where does it grow? Mold grows on any surface that contains organic matter. It grows on the paint and drywall paper. It will also grow on dirt buildup.
How does mold grow? It starts with a single spore. The spore needs organic materials, optimal temperature (your home will do), moisture, and time.
How to cleanup mold? There are a lot of theories of mold cleaning. However, the best way to assure mold does not continue to be a problem is to remove all building materials that contain mold.