Do I Have Mold? Survey Take this quick survey to help figure out your best course of action for detecting and treating mold growth. Location Type*-SELECT ONE-Residential - Single FamilyResidential - Multi FamilyCommercialIndustrialOtherResidential Ownership*I own this locationI rent/lease this locationI manage this locationOther Location Type*Mold Indicators*Why do you believe this location has mold? Mark all that apply. Visually see dark spots An odd smell Recent health issues Feeling sick due to exposure in this area Soft areas in wall/floor/ceiling Previous mold issues Nearby pipe leak Recent water damage Other concerns Other Concerns*Dark spots on walls might indicate mold growth whereas dark spots on ceilings (or ceiling tile) could indicate calcium deposits from pipes leaking or water pooling.Musty, musky smells can be caused by a variety of issues, not just mold. High humidity areas such as basements or attics with low air flow can produce these smells even without the presence of mold.While a majority of mold growth is completely harmless to humans and animals, mold allergies are very common and can resemble seasonal outdoor allergies. Symptoms include itchy, watery eyes, hives, headaches, difficulty breathing, runny nose and more. Soft spots in walls, ceilings, and floors caused by water damage are a breeding ground for mold spores. Repairing these locations quickly is critical in preventing widespread mold growth. Locations with previous water damage or mold presence need to be monitored regularly to prevent future mold growth.