5 Indoor Molds You Should Know About

When it comes to indoor molds, they are easy to clean up with the proper remediation techniques. Before remediation, however, it’s important to know what molds to look for.

Alternaria

After water damage, alternia is more likely to appear. It is black, brown or gray.

Aspergillus

This is your most common household mold. It comes in grey, brown, green, white, yellow or black.

Cladosporium

This type of mold tends to grow in cooler temperatures. It’s black or olive-green.

Penicillium

This type of mold appears in insulation, wallpaper and carpeting. Normally it manifests in a blue or green color and comes with a musty odor.

Stachybotrys Chartarym

This is black mold. Black mold produces mycotoxins. It appears after flooding and produces a strong musty odor.