There are more than 100,000 types of mold that are found both indoors and outdoors. Some of these varieties are harmless while others can be toxigenic. A common issue for renters and homeowners is the mold that can grow in damp areas in the home. These varieties need to be dealt with immediately or they can affect your health.

To help you combat these mold types ApartmentGuide has created the following guide on 12 common types of mold found in the home. The guide discusses how to prevent mold, how to remove it and common types of mold to help you identify their danger.

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12 Common Types of Mold Hiding in the Home

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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