How to Get Rid of Black Mold
How to Get Rid of Black Mold is the third in a series of my articles on this subject. My first article covers the Health Issues of Black Mold, secondly How to Recognize Black Mold and this one on how eliminate this unwelcome house resident.
Since moisture and food are the two primary elements needed to grow black mold, we should eliminate the easier element, which would be the water component, since our homes are basically built of food sources such as wood, gypsum board, carpet, leather etc. Your first step should be to prevent mold growth from getting any worse by:
If you suspect you may have a mold problem your next step, beyond fixing the moisture problems, is to have a mold test completed. There are several test samples that you can do from air sampling to surface sampling. You should check them out and see what is best for you.
If you wish to tackle the job of cleaning he black mold yourself and you have determined that it is not severe, refer to I've Found Black Mold - Now What Do I Do?
If the black mold is very severe, consider contacting an expert on mold sampling and black mold mitigation to completely eliminate the problem.
Black mold is terrible we had some issues with our basement got flooded this past year and a few places didn't dry out fast enough. We had rip walls apart