Mold Specialist Reveals 4 Warning Signs To Look For When Buying a Home

Michael Rubino offered expert commentary in an article by Newsweek discussing warning signs that there's mold in a new house.

When it comes to purchasing a home, most buyers already have an idea of what they're searching for. But along with the number of bedrooms and the size of the yard, potential homeowners should ask one very important question—does it have mold?

"There are over 100,000 species of mold identified around the world so far and any species has the potential to trigger adverse health reactions, " Michael Rubino, a mold and air quality expert at HomeCleanse, told Newsweek.

A kind of fungus, mold isn't just a potential health hazard. It can also cause costly damage to a property, including roof leaks and dry rot. While larger mold colonies aren't difficult to spot, other signs can be easily missed if you're not purposefully looking out for them.

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