Stories About Mold
In The Home

Since you’ve found this website, you probably have questions or concerns about household mold. We’ve provided a place for people to share their stories about mold, to ask questions and get answers from others that have been through similar experiences, and to get support while dealing with household mold or mold-related health problems.

We want to hear from you if:

  • You have, or have had, a mold problem in your home.
  • You have health problems that you think might be caused by mold exposure.
  • Your family members, children or pets have experienced mold-related health problems.
  • You’ve recently had flooding or a leak in your home and need to know what to do in order to prevent mold growth.
  • You need help finding a mold removal professional.
  • You have pictures of mold in your home to share.
  • You’ve had good or bad experiences with mold removal.

Please share your story below:

Help others by sharing your story. Let others learn from your experiences and mistakes. You can also get answers to your questions about mold. Don’t forget to include any photos you have of your mold problem along with your story.

And click here to read stories about mold from others.

Learn from their experiences and their mistakes. You can also see pictures of household mold, so you’ll know what you’re dealing with and how bad it can get.

We’ll post all the stories we receive and readers can post comments, ask and answer questions, give their opinions and share their own stories. We’ll also post any pictures you’d like to share from before, during and after your mold problem. We won’t post any personal information or your email address, though. If you change your mind about sharing your story or pictures for any reason, just email us and we’ll remove them right away.

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We've Been In Chronic Pain For 7 Years! 
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Mold from a Leaky Roof Made Me Really Sick 
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