Mold is everywhere, and it easily spawns in the domicile. Like most simple organisms it needs only water to survive. If it is permitted to develop, mold can cause allergic reactions and respiratory problems, and ergo, it ought to be avoided.
Let your Light Shine
Proven, and tested for centuries, excessive sunlight is the simplest way to vanquish mold. Open your windows and let the light shine brightly on the mold. Sunlight will evaporate the water mold and mildew needs to thrive. If mold accumulates on some valuable object, let it sit in the sun for a while so the mold and mildew will be eliminated.
Honey or Vinegar
When dealing with mold, use Vinegar. Indeed, this will eliminate the threat of the damp deleterious assailant, mildew. Make a solution of water and vinegar, pour it into a spray bottle, and then douse the area infected with mold. If the smell of vinegar stings your nostrils, trying cutting your solution with some oil, or some other ambrosial aromatic.
Baking soda is a fantastic substance, with more uses than one could possibly enumerated in this blog. It will stop the growth of mold beyond a doubt. Apply a bit of baking powder, add water, scrub it with sponge or tooth brush, and viola, the mold is gone. When dealing with carpets, sprinkle a bit of baking soda and let the substance do the work for you.