It is common knowledge that mold is many things at once . It is common and it is dangerous, it can grow anywhere and it can be nearly impossible to get rid of. While your best efforts and expenses will certainly try to tackle this issue, it will undoubtedly prove to be a formidable opponent at best. And while we know where and how mold happens, can it ever be fully removed?
Mold is known to grow in a high moisture environment especially around leaks in roofs, windows and especially where there has been flooding around building materials like drywall, tiles and paint. Unfortunately many building materials provide perfect nutrients that encourage mold to grow. Wet materials like paper and wood products create an ideal foundation and breeding ground for mold and a high percentage of leaks large and small will find their way to these types of materials almost as soon as the water enters the building. This is precisely why time is truly of the essence in identifying the problem and getting it fixed.
So once the issue has been professionally assessed and handled you might find yourself wondering if this problem will come back again. And the answer is yes but also no. Here's what that means: