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14 Surprising Places Where Mold Hides in the Home

Bob Vila Logo By Donna Boyle Schwartz of Bob Vila | Slide 1 of 14: <p>Mold thrives in a warm, moist, and dark environment—like the one found under most kitchen and bathroom sinks. Check these areas for condensation or plumbing leaks, and <a href="https://www.bobvila.com/slideshow/9-health-code-violations-hiding-in-your-kitchen-50626?">wipe down the interior of the cabinet under the sink</a> with a bleach- or hydrogen peroxide-based cleaning solution to prevent mold from spreading.</p><br><p><strong>Related: <a href="https://www.bobvila.com/slideshow/11-bathroom-hazards-that-harm-your-home-and-health-50869?">11 Bathroom Hazards That Harm Your Home and Health</a></strong></p>

Under the Sink

Mold thrives in a warm, moist, and dark environment—like the one found under most kitchen and bathroom sinks. Check these areas for condensation or plumbing leaks, and wipe down the interior of the cabinet under the sink with a bleach- or hydrogen peroxide-based cleaning solution to prevent mold from spreading.


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