How to Keep Molds Out of Your Home

Dated: December 2 2021

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Mold is the last thing any homeowner wants to find in their home. It's not only unattractive and stinky, but it also poses a major health risk to you and your family.

 

Checking gutters and downspouts to ensure water is draining away from your home's foundation is a good method to start preventing mold in your home. Check for leaks under sinks, near dishwashers, and near clothes washers, and fix them right away. Finally, remember to utilize bathroom fans when showering to keep moisture to a minimum.

 

If you still have mold after following these measures, don't panic! Here are some of our best suggestions for dealing with it.

 

Take the necessary safeguards. When cleaning mold in your house, use necessary safety equipment such as eye protection, face masks, and rubber gloves. Keep dogs and children away of rooms with mold, and use fans or dehumidifiers to remove moisture.

 

Proper cleaning solutions should be used. The easiest technique to get rid of mold is to figure out what kind of surface it has developed on. Use a sponge or mop to clean interior walls and flooring using a mixture of bleach, detergent, and water. Scrub the area with the mixture with a stiff bristles brush for exterior walls or cement.

 

Clean your clothes as soon as possible. Place garments are worn while cleaning in a plastic bag and wash separately with hot water to prevent mold spore transfer.

Consider enlisting the help of a professional. If your home has a lot of molds, hiring a professional might be a good idea. If the impacted area exceeds 10 square feet, it's a good idea to contact for assistance.

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Vanna has called Alaska home for the past 15 years. As a mother, real estate investor and previous business owner, Vanna brings many different perspectives when working for her clients. She has been a....

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