Concern about indoor exposure to mold has increased along with public awareness that exposure to mold can cause a variety of adverse health effects. While mold has become a major source of worry related to health in the indoor environment, please keep in mind molds naturally exist outdoors and indoors and are actually an important part of the natural community; thus, living in a totally mold-free environment is practically impossible.
The key to mold control is moisture control.
The City of Greenville-Public Health provides a handout of frequently asked questions relevant to mold and mold remediation.
EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency) webpage on mold