What Causes Mold?
For significant Mold growth to occur there must be a source of water and a substrate capable of sustaining the growth. Many common building materials such as carpeting drywall and wood are capable of sustaining mold growth.
Since common building materials are capable of sustaining mold growth and mold spores are ubiquitous mold growth in an indoor environment is typically related to an indoor water or moisture problem. Leaky roofs building maintenance problems or indoor plumbing problems can lead to mold growth inside homes schools or office buildings. Another common source of mold growth is Flooding.