Mold in homes and businesses can lead to a host of dangers – especially for the elderly, infants and children, and people with immune systems that have been weakened.
In a previous entry, we shared tips for getting rid of mold in traditional homes. In this issue, however, we’ll turn our attention to preventing mold in manufactured homes.
WHY ARE MANUFACTURED HOMES SO VULNERABLE TO MOLD GROWTH?
The nature of how manufactured homes are put together is one of the things that puts them at so much risk for mold. The assembly-line construction and the transportation of the homes make them vulnerable for mold growth at various points along the way before finally being installed.
That’s why it’s key to make sure that all sections are weatherproofed during transportation to the home site and quickly assembled.
TIPS FOR PREVENTING MOLD IN MANUFACTURED HOMES
We’ll actually break this down into two (2) sections: the installation and occupation stages.
During the installation of your manufactured home, be sure to:
While you’re occupying the manufactured home, make sure you:
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As we’ve said before, mold growth can begin in your home in just 72 hours after water or moisture has found its way into your home. While you can generally spot mold in easily visible places, mold can also thrive while hidden in walls, above the ceiling or underneath the floor.
While the tips listed above are good habits to get into to curb mold growth, it’s in your best interest to have a professional mold remediation specialist – like J&M Keystone, Inc. – to make sure all mold patches are treated.
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