The key to controlling mold growth in commercial buildings, office buildings, manufacturing areas and schools is to prevent moisture problems before they start. Here are some tips to reduce water and moisture and keep your place free from contamination.
Attic ventilation is critical to maintaining even attic temperatures throughout the year. In the summer, proper ventilation vents excess heat. In the winter, it prevents the buildup of excess moisture and accumulation of water condensation.
The best offense against mold infestation is a good defense. It’s a lot easier to keep mold from growing in your home than it is to remediate the problem later. Mold spores can grow on just about anything, including carpet, wood, sheet rock and even paper products.
The New York Times has a great article on causes and prevention of mold growth in your bathroom.