This video gives excellent, step by step instructions on how to safely remove mold damaged drywall in a way that minimizes the spread of mold spores and protects your health. With over 380k views, this video is certainly one of the most popular for providing moldy drywall removal tips.
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.
This video offers helpful tips on how to identify black mold problems caused by condensation, and then how to fix or at least minimize the condensation problem.
Mold In Schools and What To Do Based on the EPA guidelines for mold remediation in schools and commercial buildings Mold allergies can be a serious problem when there is hidden mold. When this happens at schools, the health of our children is at risk. Every year there are news stories about health problems for students…
If you discover mold in your attic, then you can bet it is caused by either a roof leak or excess moisture caused by insufficient attic ventilation. Another cause is bathroom fans with exhaust pipes that empty moist air into the attic instead of extending up and through the roof. We provide a link to an article that offers suggestions on how to find roof leaks and how to improve attic ventilation. The article also offers tips for removing mold and mold stains.
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.
If you have a crawl space in your home, you really need to click the link below and read about the top 10 mistakes homeowners make with respect to their crawl spaces. This excellent article was published by an indoor air quality firm that specializes in mitigating the negative effects caused by excessive moisture that originates in crawl spaces.
InfoGraphic – DIY vs Pro Mold Removal and Prevention Submitted by Our Friends at 1800WaterDamage.com Are you thinking about tackling your own household mold problem all by yourself? It can’t be that difficult, right? After all, why spend the extra money to have a professional mold remediation company clean up your mold problem when all…