How Do You Win Against Attic Mold?
Nipping attic mold in the bud! If you want to win against attic mold then your first task will be to understand why it occurs in the best place. Remember that prevention is almost always better than cure so we will begin by looking at how you stop it coming in the first place. Why does my home have attic mold? For most people attic mold will most often become a problem during the winter months. The reason this happens is that there will be a huge difference in temperature between the attic and the rest of the house. This means that condensation in the home will find its way to the attic where it will once again return to a watery state; this occurs due to a process known as ‘dew point’. Mold needs moisture to grow so when this condensation ends up on dead organic material like wood you have the perfect recipe for mold. How can I prevent attic mold? Now that you know what causes it to occur in the first place you can do things to combat the situation. Make sure that you have no vents fr