Mold or Mould - What is the Difference?
The only difference between the two words is the spelling between the Canadian way and the American way, there is not a difference in the meaning or the actual type. No matter which way you spell it, both need to be removed and handled by a professional.
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Mold or mould are microisms that are naturally everywhere in the environment. It will grow on any organic material that is wet or has high moisture levels. Mold or mould have many characteristics that are harmful to the human body, especially the respiratory system.
Every home has mold. It all depends on how much and what kind. Mold only needs a food source and moisture to grow and reproduce. Mold can be identified by a black, green, grey, brown and any other discoloration and/or staining colour. Additionally, mold can be identified by an earthy or musty smell.
So, Mold or Mould?
In reality it does not really matter, Canada's Restoration Services deals with both Mold & Mould Removal on a daily base. We have certified inspectors and Technicians that understand what cross contamination is and how to avoid it. We provide FREE inspections for visible mold.
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Whether it’s Mould or Mold it can be harmful to your health. It’s better to react and remove it before it does start to cause a potential problem.
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