Hire A Black Mold Removal Expert
No matter how safe you are, or what precautions you take, black mold removal is a hazardous activity that should not be undertaken by amateurs. This article will explain why it’s so important to hire a professional as soon as you discover a presence of black mold in your home.
You may wonder whether removing the mold yourself is possible and safe; unfortunately, the answer is no. It takes advanced training and equipment to make sure that any spores left behind aren’t still alive and thriving when they reach the air again—spores which can very quickly reinfect everything nearby.
Even if you think you’ve successfully removed all visible signs of the mold, it doesn’t mean that it has completely disappeared; spores may have settled into porous surfaces like drywall, wood, or even concrete—and there’s no way to properly clean these surfaces without damaging them.
If you have children under the age of 10 living in your home, it is especially important for you to call a professional as soon as possible. Children are more likely than adults to experience negative health effects because their bodies are still developing; additionally, they may be breathing spores into their lungs at an increased rate due to their natural tendency to breathe faster than adults do.
Removing Black Mildew
Actually, it’s not really black mold. It’s just normal green mold that is growing in the dark. To remove black mildew from your home takes a little longer than removing regular green mildew would because of it’s increased toxicity and higher concentration of spores and odors. But we’ll cover how to get rid of all types of mold in this article, so let’s get started!
Before you start: Read though this entire page for safety precautions and what products to use to effectively kill and remove mold plus prevent its return. Purchase or gather everything before you begin removing the black mildew – getting started will be much easier. Mold grows fast, so don’t wait until the problem gets out of control.
If the area you’re looking at isn’t really black, but just kind of dark brown or green color, then it probably isn’t mold. Some people think they have mold when it really isn’t mold at all. Get a moisture meter and check to see if there’s excess moisture in the area where this “mold” is growing. If so, then you can be sure it’s mildew by checking out our article on what mildew looks like . We’ve included some pictures to help you figure out if it’s mold or dirt – click here for that page.
Spotting Black Mold In Your Property
Black mold is a problem that many homeowners deal with at one time or another. This should not be taken lightly, as black mold can lead to severe health problems like asthma and other infections.
The first step in spotting black mold in your property is to look for possible areas where it might occur. Dark spots on the wall are often the first thing people will notice; however, these small patches could easily be water stains or mildew. A coating of dark dust might also indicate an area where there has been some moisture build-up such as in a basement right after a flood (which may have caused the beginning stages of black mold). Another common place you might find black mold is behind furniture such as couches which is simply due to moisture seeping out from behind them.
One of the best ways to determine whether or not black mold is present in your house is by taking a closer look at the structure and condition of your home, especially in basements and garages. If you notice mildew on the walls or any water stains that appear to be larger than a few inches then this may indicate that there might be something more serious going on such as black mold.