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How to Prevent Mold Growth Inside Drains and Pipes

Mold growth is inevitable indoors, which can be a cause of concern for property owners. Aside from its unpleasant appearance, mold and its spores can pose health risks to your family. The presence of mold in hidden areas, such as plumbing and drains, is an issue that must not be taken lightly. Learn more about mold and how to prevent it from the experts of ServiceMaster by Reed.

Common Types of Mold Indoors

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), mold is a fungus that can be found indoors and outdoors, thriving in damp, humid and warm environments. The most common types of mold found indoors are:

Alternaria

Aspergillus

Cladosporium

Penicillium

Stachybotrys

Minor mold growth in bathrooms, basements and other areas of your home can be removed without damage to the affected surface. However, when the mold problem escalates, this would require professional intervention.

Health Risks of Mold

Why Mold Grows in Pipes and Drains

Preventing Mold Growth in Pipes and Drains

Mold will be difficult to remove from your pipes and drains, even with the greatest equipment and a trained mold removal service. The best line of action against mold in these places is prevention.

Here are a few techniques to prevent mold from forming:

Regular cleaning and maintenance

Improve ventilation

Utilize a dehumidifier

Schedule a Mold Removal Appointment in Dothan, Alabama

Looking for immediate mold remediation services in Dothan, Alabama and the surrounding areas?

ServiceMaster by Reed is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (334) 712-1118. Visit us at 2830 Horace Shepard Road, Suite 1, Dothan, AL 36303 or connect with us online to schedule an appointment.

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