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Kitchen Mold - Do You Know Where to Look?

10/5/2017 (Permalink)

Your kitchen can be a melting pot for the growth of mold. Outside leaking pipes, here are few other sources that could help with the growth of mold.

The Refrigerator Drip Tray: This tray is easily forgotten. It is found under the fridge, it could be in the back under the fan grate, or bottom front.

Garbage Disposal: Mold can grow on rotting food in the garbage disposal if you don't keep it clean. To help avoid mold, pour vinegar down at least once a week.

Compost: Another less thought of mold source is the compost bucket. Make sure to remove it every day and keep covered.

Cutting Boards: In most homes this item is used on a daily basis, but it is a good source for mold growth. Cleaning it once a week with vinegar and let stand for 10 minutes before rinsing should cut down on the threat of mold.

If you have a mold growth in your home, contact SERVPRO of Rancho Cordova at (916) 638-1720 for your professional cleaning.

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