Saturday, 11 December 2010

How To Prevent Mold Growth In Your House

If you have a problem with mold removing and just cannot get rid of it, here you will able to read some useful tips how to save your home from harmful mold.

Mold can be a result of many reasons such as water or flood damage, leaking pipes, condensation. You need to find the source of the problem before proceeding. The most important thing is to prevent mold growth. The way you can do it:

• Check for mold and mildew regularly. Make sure that you visit all rooms, the attic and the basement and look carefully for any signs of mold and mildew.

• Vacuum the molds off the affected surface utilizing the brush to remove as much as you can.

• Treat the affected area with a solution of half a cup of chlorine bleach to two gallons of water. Then rinse with water. Do not forget to dry the place because moisture makes your house a perfect home for mold.

• Stained walls and floors should be painted with mold-resistant paint.

• Affected furniture should be put outdoors, exposed to breeze and sun if it is possible.

Remember that the best way to prevent mold and mildew is to keep your home clean and the air inside fresh.


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