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Indoor Mold

While molds are an essential part of our environment, excess indoor moisture can lead to unhealthy mold growth and structural damage to homes. Proper moisture maintenance and repair of any problems that arise, will prevent excessive mold growth.

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Extensive mold on a ceiling and wall. Mold inside a bathroom cabinet Mold inside a wall cavity.
     

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[Photos, left to right: Terry Brennan, US EPA]

 
It is the policy of the State of Maine to minimize reliance on pesticides. The Maine Department of Agriculture and the Maine IPM Council encourage everyone to practice integrated pest management and to use pesticides only as a last resort. The mention of pesticides in the fact sheets linked to these pages does not imply an endorsement of any product. Be sure that any product used is currently registered and follow all label directions.