The 12 Most Common Types of Mold in the Home

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Mold is a vital part of the earth’s natural recycling process, and because it’s so prevalent in the environment, it’s impossible to keep all mold out of a home. Mold spores travel indoors on clothing, shopping bags, and even on pets. They also sneak into a house through leaky windows and roofs. Once the invisible spores settle on a damp surface, they can begin to reproduce within 24 to 48 hours, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). After Hurricane Katrina in 2005, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported that “46 percent of inspected homes had visible mold growth.”

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