Have you ever noticed that your home smells a little funky? Or perhaps you’ve seen some water stains on the ceiling or walls that don’t seem to be going away. These are both signs that your house might have mold growing in it.
Molds are microscopic organisms found everywhere around us. You may unknowingly bring them into homes through open windows and doors, cracks in foundation walls, or even the clothing we wear.
If left untreated, mold can cause serious health issues like watery eyes, respiratory problems, headaches, and flu-like symptoms. In this article, we’ll discuss where molds tend to grow inside our homes so that you know what areas to inspect when looking for signs of mold growth.
As with the other areas in your home, mold can grow on surfaces in the bathroom. It’s important to be vigilant and check for signs of mold growth in these places regularly.
- Shower curtains and tiles.
- Sinks and faucets.
- Bathtubs, whirlpools, and showers.
Mold can also grow in the ceiling above a shower or bathtub due to moisture seeing through it and in walls behind toilets where there is water damage from leaks or flooding (if you notice a musty smell).
Basements are damp, dark, and cool—perfect conditions for mold to grow. If you have a basement in your home, look for signs of mold. The next place to look is the ceiling and walls. You can find mold growing on both surfaces, especially if there has been water