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Are Water Stains A Sign Of Mold?

IBX Services Inc.
Publication date:
November 23, 2022
Article Summary: 

This article discusses whether water stains are a sign of mold growth in homes. It explains that mold is a type of fungus that can grow on wood surfaces and produce infectious spores that can be visible in black, white, green, orange, or purple spots. Mold spores can spread quickly to other damp surfaces, such as wood products, and grow and spread in a matter of days or even months or years. The article also provides tips on how to tell the difference between mold stains and water stains, such as appearance, smell, texture, and impact on materials. Additionally, it lists the signs of water damage and mold growth and suggests that immediate action should be taken by calling a professional restoration company, such as IBX Services, to reduce and eliminate severe mold issues in homes. The main objective of IBX Services is to provide 24-hour assistance in cleaning and restoration projects, including mold testing and inspection services.


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IBX Services Inc.
Are Water Stains A Sign Of Mold?
November 23, 2022
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