The best way to deal with indoor mold growth is to prevent it from popping up in the first place! Actively taking steps to mitigate microbial growth will help protect our indoor environments and promote healthy indoor air quality.
An event like Hurricane Ian causes more of us to think about climate change, pollution, and outdoor air quality. But even if you’re fortunate enough not to have ever experienced a natural disaster, 2021 data from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) suggests the average American is spending approximately 90% of time indoors. With cooler weather moving in, this is worth considering—especially because the EPA suggests the concentrations of some indoor pollutants are often two to five times higher than outdoor concentrations.
This includes the buildup of mold in the home, and exposure to a large number of mold spores can cause allergic symptoms and reactions that are in some cases severe, and can even put people who have respiratory conditions or are immunocompromised at risk. Not to mention that recent research has connected long-term mold exposure and neurological decline.
Read the full article here: https://www.thehealthy.com/allergies/news-hurricane-ian-how-to-control-mold-at-home-mold-remediator/