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What is the difference between mold and mildew?


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Answer: Same mildew is mold nice way if saying mold.
Margate mold removal inc
Answer: Mildew is part of the mold family. Therefore it is only described differently.
Stabilize, Inc.
Answer: In my opinion, there is not much difference. Both are undesirable.
Quality Environmental
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Answer: Mold and mildew are both types of fungi and are similar in many ways.
Global One Cleaning & Restoration
Answer: They are caused by two different organisms. Mildew is hard surface mold id usually where it can feed on material. That is what I remember of the top of my head.
North State Inspections
Answer: No difference
Certified Inspectors, LLC
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Answer: Biggest difference is the negative health affects. Mildew looks very different from mold. Mildew is typically found on non-cellulose materials around here, mainly things like silicone or tile.
Worsley Inspections LLC
Answer: Mold is potentially more dangerous.
Alabama indoor air quality testing, LLC.
Answer: They are both fugi, however mold growth on dead or non viable organic material and mildew grows on live organic material like plants.
Blue Sky Inspection
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Answer: Mold and mildew are both types of fungi and are similar in many ways. Mold is usually fuzzy in appearance. It can be many different colors, including blue, green, yellow, brown, gray, black, or white where mildew usually grows in a flat pattern and may appear either powdery or downy. Powdery mildew usually starts out white and may later turn yellow, brown, or black. Downy mildew usually starts out yellow and later turns brown. Mold can cause structural damage to homes over time. Mold can also cause numerous health problems, including respiratory problems, allergic reactions, migraines, inflammation and pain in the joints, mental status changes, and extreme fatigue. Mildew can cause damage to plants and crops. It can also cause health problems, including respiratory problems and headaches.
NTX Enviro
Answer: Mildew vs. Mold. Mold and mildew are types of fungi; typically, mold is black or green, and mildew is gray or white. Mold tends to grows on food, whereas mildew is an issue on damp surfaces, like bathroom walls, basement walls, or fabrics. Mold grows in the form of multicellular filaments or hyphae, while mildew has flat growth.
Ray Inspection Services Corp
Answer: Nothing
ESESIS Environmental Partners Corp
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Answer: Although mildew and mold are both kinds of fungi, mildew is commonly referred to as a type of mold. Mildew has a powdery appearance, and mold has a fuzzy appearance. Mold causes structural damage to buildings and can cause severe health issues. Mildew causes damage to fabrics or crops and can also be hazardous to a persons health. Mold and mildew can cause respiratory problems, headaches and allergic reactions, among other ailments.
Master Building Inspectors
Answer: Mildew is a surface fungi that can easily be identified as a patch of gray or even white fungus that is lying on the surface of a moist area. Mildew is easily treated with a store bought cleaner and a scrubbing brush. Mold, on the other hand, can be black or green and is often the result of a much larger problem.
House and Home Inspection Services
Answer: They are more similar than dis similar. Both are Fungi. Indoor Mildew is more easily removed from surfaces and commonly found growing on plants. Mold is more commonly found growing "in porous substrates." Health effects linked to both Water and Mold damage are also much more serious "In general terms" although Respiratory problems have been linked to all 3. IT ALL NEEDS PROPERLY ABATED. Got questions feel free to www. asksafehouse.com or call us.
SafeHouse Solutions, LLC
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Answer: Mold is a microbial growth that has roots and mildew is more of a surface fungus.
Total Check-Up Inspections
Answer: Both are organic gross. The difference between mold and mildew is testing for toxins. Once you have the results from the lab you can verify if such mold is toxic or is simply a non-toxic mildew.
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Answer: nothing
Artios Painting 309 788 9432
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Answer: Mold is often thick and black, green, red or blue in color, and mildew usually is lighter, powdery and gray or white.
Eagles Eye Home Inspection,LLC
Answer: Mildew is just a form of wet mold.
AdvantaClean of Coastal Carolina
Answer: Mold can be harmful to your health. Mildew can usually be cleaned with good housekeeping.
JCs Environmental Technologies
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Answer: Mildew is only on the surface
A & H PROPERTIES
Answer: Mold is the bacteria
All Season Home Inspections
Answer: There is no difference, mildew is mold. The word mildew is used to sugar coat a mold issue.
Jose Tech Inspection
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Answer: Mold is a very hazardous, mildew is the beginning stages of mold, if left untreated it will become dangerous
JKM Home Inspections
Answer: Although both are fungi, mildew is typically found on plants and food crops, or on the surface of objects, and is relatively small and flat in size while mold is "fuzzy" and rises out from the surface. There are many other differences in characteristics.
AdvantaClean of Frederick
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