Don't Use Bleach To Kill Mold, Bleach Does Not Kill Mold

Bleach Does Not Kill Mold or Mildew

The bottom line is that bleach does NOT kill mold or mildew. It may kill the visible mold, but the chemical ingredients in the bleach do NOT penetrate into porous surfaces to kill mold roots. Ironically, only the water in the bleach will penetrate into porous surfaces, which actually helps the mold roots and spores to grow since they need water to grow.

Don’t take our word for it. Check out the following article published by the National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspectors. They’re the experts.

Toxic Black Mold Syndrome Sympotms

Toxic Black Mold Syndrome Symptoms

This is a Fox News special segment video in which Dr. Elizabeth Vaughan is interviewed about the health issues caused by black mold. She does a great job covering the basics.

It is estimated that 10 million people in the U.S. have health problems caused by allergic reactions to black mold and other molds. Unfortunately, many people are mis-diagnosed and as a result, they don’t think to inspect their home, apartment or office for mold problems. Since hidden mold is never looked for and removed, their symptoms do not improve.

Mold In the Workplace, Sick-Building Syndrome

A Brief Guide To Mold In The Workplace

If you are an office building owner, facility manager, or mold remediation professional you should use the link below to read an excellent, thorough article provided by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). Of course, it’s not just for office building mold problems. This detailed article should be required reading for anyone dealing with a mold problem in a building of any size, including schools and apartment buildings.

The article is not “brief” as its title claims. However, it is worth grabbing a cup of coffee and spending the time to read it from top to bottom. It offers some excellent information related to mold and its effect on health and property. The article also offers some helpful, detailed advice on how to prevent mold as well as guidelines on how to properly conduct remediation efforts.

Fix And Prevent Mold in Basements Caused by Floods

Preventing Mold Problem In Flooded Basement

This TV News segment video does a nice job of helping people understand what they need to do after their basement has been flooded to prevent mold from becoming a big problem.

As you will see, the indoor air quality expert interviewed in this segment offers practical tips for preventing mold spores from moving up from your basement into the rest of your home. He also recommends what to do with wet basement carpet as well wet drywall and baseboards. Of course, removing moisture from the air is a top priority. The indoor air quality expert interviewed in this segment offers his advice on how to do this, too.