ndoor mold can be a serious problem. Sometimes you can even smell it; that damp, musty, moldy smell. You need to deal with it because not only can it damage your home, but your health can be affected as well. Under the right conditions, mold spores can grow on many different surfaces: your carpets, your wallpaper, wood, tile and grout, showers, below and around leaking pipes, in the basement - anywhere. What's even worse, there are many different types of mold, some of which are toxic, like black mold.