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Phil
Musty smell - Mold?
Phil

My front doorway has been smelling musty for a few months. I saw some mold on the wall near the door. A handyman took off part of the door trim and some drywall next to the door. We didn't see much more mold. 

It still smells musty. My handyman doesn't think I should worry about it. He doesn't feel he needs to tear up more of the wall. It could be musty because the door is in a dark stairway where there are no windows. 

I could leave the light on in the stairway for a few hours a week and in the warm weather just have the screen door locked and the main door open sometimes. I feel a bit unsafe having only the screen door for security though since my condo is upstairs and probably wouldn't hear someone breaking in.  

Do you think I need to have a professional look for more mold or not? If so, what kind of a professional should I get? 

Riddle
Re: Musty smell - Mold?
Riddle

The most important thing is to make sure there's no more mold left on the wall. If there's still mold, try using a mold control spray. What material is the door made of?

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