Health Tip: Thwart Mold at Home07/18/14
(HealthDay News) -- Exposure to mold isn't healthy, as it can
trigger allergies, asthma and a number of other ills.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency suggests how to keep
mold growth at bay:
- Address any leaks and areas of dampness or mold.
- Clean mold on hard surface with soap and water. Allow the area
to dry completely.
- Open windows or run an exhaust fan when cooking, showering or
- Keep humidity levels throughout your home at 30 percent to 50
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