Like different colors of a rainbow – mold comes in different colors. Black, green, white and yellow are the most common ones. Some of them even have an unpleasant smell. Like the parameter of color, mold also has different shapes and sizes. Some of it is even non-toxic, but it is better not to take any risk and flush mold out of the house as soon as possible.
Dallas mold removal services encourage the general public to know the types of molds found in the houses.
These are as under:
Alternaria loves to grow in damp spots. It is mostly found in showers and carpets, which have been left unattended. Now, due to dampness inside the carpet, mold found a safe haven to grow. It can cause allergy and develop early stages of asthma inside a person.
Aspergillus and Cladosporium
Aspergillus is a mold which loves to host on air-cons and books. Quite an unusual combination…Well! This mold is mildly allergic and it would be best to treat it as soon as possible. Dallas mold removal services encourage to ‘nip the evil in the bud.’
Cladosporium feeds on wooden surfaces. It is notorious for damaging your nails and causes skin problems. Typically, it enters a house through air-cons or windows via spores and once it finds its suitable host, it grows at an alarming rate. Runny nose, itchy eyes and coughing are common reactions, when one comes in direct contact with Cladosporium.
Insulation, carpeting and rotten fabrics are some of the favorite spots of penicillin. It is the most common type of mold and notorious for its easy spread, from one place to another.
This is the same type of Penicillin which is used in antibiotic penicillin, but that doesn’t mean that it is all good and no bad effects are caused by it. In its crude form, it is a potential health hazard. Respiratory ailments and lung infections are caused by peniciliium.
Commonly known as “black mold”, it is grown in places that are enriched with prolong presence of moisture. It has a black slimy appearance and loves to grow in places that have the property of condensation. It can be found in air-cons, freezers and near refrigerators.
Black mold has a pungent musty odor. When one breathes in the presence of black mold, it feels as if, spores are entering his nostrils.
Out of all the molds present, this is probably the most deadly. According to Dallas mold removal experts, exposure to “black mold” causes depression, fatigue, chronic sinus infections and prolong asthma attacks.
Mold of orange and red color is mostly harmless. These type of molds are commonly found outdoors. They commonly feed on decaying wood and rotten plants. Due to their slimy appearance, they can be identified easily. Such mold should only be removed for aesthetic purposes.
White mold is not technically a type of mold, but it indicates that the mold is still in early stages of its propagation and can still be treated easily.