Ten Things You Should Know About Mold Removal

Ten Things You Should Know About Mold Removal

  1. Mold can create potential health risks that can lead to mold allergies as well as asthma symptoms and other respiratory problems associated with mold exposure.

  2. Ultimately, the best way to control indoor mold growth and control mold allergies is to control the moisture levels in the environment. Biozone UV air purifiers have been proven to eliminate mold spores as well as mold and mildew odors. This is an incredible benefit to those who suffer from mold allergies and/or Asthma.

  3. If mold is a problem in your home, business or school, especially black mold, you must remove the mold and eliminate sources of moisture to prevent the mold from spreading.

  4. If you have moisture problems, fix the source of the water or leak to prevent mold growth and control the moisture levels in the environment.

  5. Reduce indoor humidity (to 30-60% ). Prevent mold growth by: venting bathrooms, dryers, and other moisture causing sources to the outside; using air conditioners, de-humidifiers and air purifiers; increasing ventilation; and using exhaust fans whenever cooking, dishwashing, and cleaning.

  6. Clean and dry any damp or wet building materials and furnishings within 24-48 hours to prevent mold growth. See our tips to the right on Powerzone air purifiers - ideal for cleaning and restoration purposes.

  7. For mold / mildew removal on hard surfaces, clean the area using warm water and detergent and dry completely. Ceiling tiles and other absorbent materials that have mold or mildew may need to be replaced.

  8. Prevent condensation in your home or building by adding sealants to windows, insulation to piping, exterior walls, floors and roof. This will greatly help to prevent condensation which is a direct source for mold growth.

  9. In areas where there is ongoing moisture potential, do not install carpeting. This type of area would include; by drinking fountains, near classroom sinks, or on concrete floors with leaks or frequent condensation.

  10. Mold can be found almost anywhere; they can grow on virtually any substance, where moisture is prevalent. Be aware of mold sources and make sure that you are equipped with the proper air purifier for the room size for continuous mold removal and odors caused by mold and mildew.