Mold and Mildew

Learn how remove mold and mildew from your home and prevent it from coming back.

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Best Crawl Space Dehumidifiers for Drier, Healthier Small & Large Spaces

Remove moisture to prevent mold, mildew and wood rot. We evaluated the top-rated picks to help you choose the right crawl space dehumidifier for your home.

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Everything You Need To Know About Mold Mites

Mold mites! Yes, they're a thing. Minute and fast-producing, these little specks-of-a-bug "mite" surprise you. Here's what to know.


7 Best Small Dehumidifiers to Fight Dampness, Tested and Reviewed

We put the best small dehumidifiers to the test in the humid U.S. South. Here's which ones provided the most...



The 10 Best Air Purifiers for a Basement to Remove Dust, Allergens and Odors

You and your family can breathe easier with the best air purifier for a basement. Filter smoke, pet dander and...

The 5 Best Basement Sealers to Waterproof Your Space

A basement sealer helps prevent moisture issues and makes your floor much easier to keep clean and dust-free.


The 11 Best Dehumidifiers for Basements to Get Ahead of Moisture Issues

Prevent moisture damage and keep mildew growth under control with the best dehumidifiers for basements.

Can Mold in the Basement Affect Upstairs?

Mold grows in a damp basement, but does it stay there? Can it travel to the rest of your home?...


I Tried The Ryobi Pressure Washer and My Patio Has Never Looked So Clean

This all-new Ryobi Electric Pressure Washer will spray away dirt and grime from almost any outdoor surface, and leave your...


We Tried This Innovative Brush That Makes Cleaning Vinyl Siding a Breeze

Looking for an eco-friendly way to clean your vinyl siding? Give the American-made Siding Brush a try.


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Why Benjamin Moore’s Aura Bath and Spa Paint Is the Best – An Honest Review

Remodels can be costly and become drawn out. But if you're looking for a quick way to breath new life...

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What’s the Difference Between Mold and Mildew?

Mold and mildew may seem the same, but they have a few surprising differences. Here's how to get rid of...


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How To Clean a Bathroom Fan

Here’s the plan — don’t neglect the fan.


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The Easiest Way to Wash Bath Mats

You probably aren't cleaning your bath mats often enough. Here's why you should, and how to do it.


10 Things To Look for When Buying a Used Boat

A used boat can save you thousands, compared to the cost of a new boat. But, as with a used...


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40 Home Mysteries Explained

Stop racking your brain and learn how to solve these common home mysteries right now.

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10 Home Projects You Should Always Hire a Pro For

For all but the most advanced DIYers, there are some home improvement projects that just aren't worth the money, time...


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Best Mold and Mildew Resistant Paints

Moisture creates a breeding ground for unhealthy mold and mildew. Here are the best mold- and mildew-resistant paints to use...


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How to Get Rid of Mildew Smell in Bathroom

Consider using essential oils to get rid of mildew in the bathroom.


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Can Houseplant Soil Go Bad?

White, fuzzy growths can appear at the base of your plant seemingly overnight. Salvage your houseplant and prevent moldy soil...


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10 Common Molds Found in the Home

If you've got mold, determine what type of mold it is and then you can make a plan to get...


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What to Know About Chaetomium Mold

Mold is important in nature, but shouldn't be tolerated indoors. Molds like Chaetomium can cause serious health problems. Here's how...


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What to Know About Acremonium Mold

Got mold in your house? It may be the species Acremonium. Read on to learn what this mold is, where...


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What to Know About Fusarium Mold

Got mold growing in your house? It could be Fusarium, but don't panic. Learn more about the kind of mold...


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What to Know About Rhizopus Stolonifer (Black Bread) Mold

Black bread mold doesn't just grow on bread. Learn all about this widespread type of mold and how to get...

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What to Know About Trichoderma Mold

Molds provide a valuable service in the natural world, but things change indoors. Learn about Trichoderma mold and how to...


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What to Know About Cladosporium Mold

Household mold is a common problem, and Cladosporium mold is one of the most widespread varieties. Learn about Cladosporium and...


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What to Know About Penicillium Mold

Some molds are beneficial, others are dangerous, and some are both. Learn about Penicillium mold, its many helpful abilities plus...


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What to Know About Alternaria Mold

Got mold in your home? It might be Alternaria, which can cause serious respiratory issues. Learn about Alternaria mold and...


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What to Know About Aspergillus Mold

Indoor mold is a sign of too much moisture in your home. Learn about a dangerous mold genus called Aspergillus...


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The Experts’ Guide to Preventing Mold In Basements

Basement mold is a common problem that can cost thousands to remove. Avoid getting mold in the first place with...