Environmental Protection Agency Mold Guide

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The Environmental Protection Agency Mold Guide is an informational document providing information on preventing and ridding mold indoors.

Document Last Modified: 10/30/2019

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Mold is a pesky fungus that grows on wet surfaces. Mold can also destroy property. It is a health risk for mold growth indoors. It is very important to get educated on what mold is, how mold grows, where it comes from, and how to get rid of it. Mold prevention cannot only help avoid potential health problems; it can also help save money on repairs. Owners, property managers, and tenants should all have knowledge on mold and how to prevent it.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Mold Guide offers information and instruction for owners and tenants on how to clean and get rid of mold on residential premises. This informational document also informs both parties on how to prevent the growth of mold in the home. The EPA Mold Guide offers knowledge on the basics of mold like why it would be growing on the property, if it can cause health problems, and how to get rid of it. This document explains the common areas mold can grow, and how to prevent and properly clean it up. The Environmental Protection Agency Mold Guide supplies the information needed when dealing with mold like the significant facts of Mold Clean-up.

It is critical for the landlord to have this informational pamphlet on hand for personal reading purposes and to hand out to tenants. The landlord can include this in the lease or provide it to tenant upon request. It is consequential for both parties to get familiar with this document. The information and tips in this document are important to read to help owners and tenants control and properly clean up the mold growing inside of the premises. This pamphlet may be used in conjunction with our Mold Prevention Addendum. This document may not fulfill disclosure requirements regulated by certain states. Please check local and state landlord laws for requirements.