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Mildew (or Black Mold): Mildew Solutions and Mildew Home Remedy
What is mildew?
Mildew is a type of fungus that grows wherever there is moisture and poor ventilation.The fungus survives by secreting substances that digest any organic matter like food remnants, paper, cloth etc and absorbing the resulting simple compounds.This process is responsible for the odors produced by mildew.
Why is mildew bad?
In addition to the un-pretty sight when mildew grows on walls or floors, and the particular stuffy odor, mildew causes significant HEALTH hazards. These are caused by the spores of mildew that are released into the air in search of fertile places for the fungus to grow on.These spores might cause:
How to Prevent Mildew and Treat Mildew Causes
When to seek medical advice?
Whenever symptoms like cough, wheezing, congested nose, sneezing, itchy rashes develop in a place where there is mildew growth, an allergy specialist clinic should be consulted.There are tests that determine whether the symptoms are caused by allergy, like
Where is mildew likely to be found ?
How to prevent mildew growth?
|Submitted on January 16, 2014|