Kitchen Mold

Kitchen mold is common because it is one of the most used rooms in our homes. Mold can destroy wooden floors and window frames.

Where to Find Kitchen Mold

  • Under the sink
  • Around sink fixtures
  • Near exhaust fan
  • Kitchen cabinets
  • Tile grout
  • Kitchen ceiling
  • Spaces underneath kitchens

Common Causes of Kitchen Mold

  • Lingering moisture caused by lack of ventilation
  • Leaky sinks
  • Chronically wet flooring, wallpaper, grout and drywall

Preventing Kitchen Mold

  • Clean garbage receptacles frequently.
  • Clean refrigerator door seals and drip pans.
  • Quickly repair plumbing leaks.
  • Keep kitchen well ventilated.
  • Use air conditioning during humid conditions.
  • Use an exhaust fan when you’re cooking or washing dishes.

When to Call a Professional

  • If mold has developed underneath kitchen flooring.
  • If you have an area larger than 6 square feet contaminated with mold.
  • If you see that mold has crept into walls or insulation.

When in doubt, call Granite Inspection Group at 845-635-2552 to schedule your Mold Inspection.