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.

How To Remove Mold From An Attic

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.

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.