Every where you go, you will find somewhere in that building there is mold, however it may be hard to find and you have to be really looking for it, but you will find it. Certain places have more mold than others such as bathrooms, under sinks, in closets, in the fridge, basically anywhere that is dark and damp. Mold can make people and pets very sick, you want to make sure there is no mold in your home or business.
First off there are a few signs of mold you can look for before pulling out the big bucks. Here is a list of things to look for. 1. If you are experiencing allergy symptoms such as a stuffy nose, red eyes and very bad headaches. 2. Most definitely get mold testing done if you see mold. 3.Mold has a musty smell so if you are smelling a musty smell in certain areas that you have cleaned. 4. If you have had a flood of water, big or small. 5. If you are buying a new house or business. 6.A land lord. 7. If you simply want a over all air quality reading done.
Since there is mold virtually ever where, there a few things you will want to do. One of those things would be to do a mold inspection. You will want to get an professional out to you as soon as possible so the problem does not get worse. Get a mold inspector to come out and inspect your home or business in every nook and granny to make sure there is no mold any where. Sadly if you have called an inspector out then you will already know there is more than likely a problem that will need to be addressed. Mold is something that you do not want to waste any time on because it will grow. If you procrastinate and do not get it fixed right away, you will have a bigger problem than you did to start out with. Always address it right away.
Once the inspector has been there and they find out exactly where the mold is, they will inform you and you will have to do more phone calling and cleaning. The first step would be to call a company that specializes in Houston mold remediation such as these on about.me. Once you have your appointment set up, you will need to clean the area so the crew can get in there and get the job done. Just beware, the crew will probably make a bigger mess for you before the job is done. Just clean as you can but stay out of there way because mold is very toxic and dangerous to inhale. While they are working there will be mold spores flying every where and you will not want to breathe this in or you will be sick.
Once the mold remediation team has gotten all the mold out of the house, you may be asking yourself what next. There is a huge mess in my house or business and I have no clue where to start next. Well the next step is to do a mold clean up. Basically this is where you go in and clean the everything else even if there is no mold that you can see. You will need some chemicals and luckily for you there are a few you can choose from such as bleach, tea tree oil, vinegar, baking soda and a many more. Which ever chemical you choose to use, you will need a lot of it. When they were removing the mold from the home, mold spores flew every where and you will need to clean so these mold spores do not grow into mold again and you have to start all over. Simply clean everything, clothes, bedding, walls, toilets, cabinets, closets, anything that you can see, you will need to clean. Do not skip anywhere just because you are tired of cleaning, keep cleaning take a few days if need be but clean and clean some more. This is best way to combat a mold problem.
Mold is very bad for your health and can spread very quickly but there are ways to combat it and get rid of it once and for all. It is a lot of hard work but it can be done. Not only is it hard work but it can cost a pretty penny as well, however, all of the hard work will pay off because it will be squeaky clean.