Tips for mold clean up

Mold clean up is essential during particular seasons of the year to prevent your family members from allergies and other harmful effects produced by them. Molds appear under favorable conditions especially during rainy season when weather is damp and humid. Some important tips are given for mold clean up in this section which may help you to achieve mold remediation:

First of all check leakage of water in the house. Leakage of water pipes anywhere in the house poses a great threat for the growth of molds. It is important to fix the leakage of water and dry all the wet surfaces immediately.

If you see growth of molds anywhere in the house, scrub it off hard using some chemical reagent and water and dry the surface completely to restrict the growth of molds.

Carpets and foot mats kept in houses have pores in them. Mold find empty spaces in such porous materials and can easily grow there. It is difficult to remove molds from these empty spaces manually and need to hire a professional cleaner for removal of molds. If you find excessive growth of molds in the carpets or foot mats it is better to discard away such things.

Apply paint on the items prone for the growth of molds before the rainy season starts so that development of mold does not take place. You may also fumigate your house before rainy season with mold resistant chemicals to avoid their growth in your house.

Bathroom is the area which is difficult to keep completely dry. Thus, it is necessary to do regular cleaning of such places. Proper ventilation of such places is essential to prevent recurrence of molds. Proper ventilation of complete house is necessary so that fresh air enters your house and decreases the growth of molds in your house.

Regular changing of bed sheets and cushion covers during peak rainy season is an easy way for mold clean up.

Hydrogen peroxide is chemical reagent which is found to be effective against cleaning the molds. You may add hydrogen peroxide in the water and wash your house hold clothing with this water to remove molds from their surface.

Keep your doors and windows open so that fresh air enters your house and things dry up. You may also keep sofas, carpets, curtains in the sun to dry up.

By taking above mold remediation measures you may keep your house clean and free from molds.


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