Water-Damaged Carpet Is Ripe for Mold Growth

Carpet is at high risk of mold growth. For mold to grow, it needs oxygen, moisture, a surface to grow on, and a food source. Spores are commonly found in the air. If they land on damp or wet spots indoors, they feed on dust, and mold growth will occur very soon. In the right conditions, area rugs and wall-to-wall carpeting provide a perfect breeding ground for mold. Carpet located [...]