Relax. There’s no need to burn your house down or throw out all your belongings. In most situations, mold removal is not that complicated. It is crucial, however, that minor mold cleaning or major mold remediation is performed correctly to prevent accidental mold exposure that could result in a wide variety of mold symptoms.
Don’t waste your money on a mold test kit or hiring someone to do mold testing. It doesn’t matter if you have toxic mold, black mold, white mold, or any other color mold, you want it out of your home. Professional mold remediation cost can also be avoided with safe and effective DIY mold removal methods.
This DIY mold removal book teaches you how to do mold cleaning safely to protect your home and avoid mold exposure. You’ll also learn how to make effective mold cleaner solutions, where to use mold resistant paint, and what steps to take after mold cleaning to ensure it doesn’t return.
There are rare instances where mold removal should be performed by a professional mold remediation company. This book will help you understand if that’s the case. And if you do hire a company, this book will also teach you the tricks mold removal companies use to scam people, and how to ensure employees of a mold cleaning firm are performing their work correctly.
Typically, whenever mold is discovered in one location, you’ll find black mold, white mold, and other colors of mold growing in a number of other areas that you’re unaware of. Only removing some mold serves no purpose. This is why it is so important to conduct a thorough mold inspection of all the vulnerable areas in your home before you begin mold removal.
If you see visible mold and mildew, detect a musty smell, or have any mold symptoms that could be related to your home, read the Do-It-Yourself Mold Inspection series from IndoorAir.com.
In this series you’ll learn how to perform your own mold inspection without the cost of hiring a mold remediation company, spending money on mold testing, or risking a common mold scam.
I’ll walk you through every room in your home, including the attic, garage, and basement/crawlspace. Using inspection photos with explanations, I’ll show you why and where to inspect for mold, and how to see hidden mold when it’s the same or similar colors as the surfaces it grows on.
This book will be especially helpful for people who want to avoid suffering from allergy symptoms, asthma symptoms, headaches, migraines, ADD, ADHD, sinus infection, ear infection, memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, insomnia, and cancer.
Once you learn the methods of proper mold inspection, you’ll likely be surprised to see how much mold is actively affecting your indoor air quality and putting you at risk of mold symptoms.
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See what’s in DIY Mold Cleaning and Prevention:
Table of Contents
|Why trust the author?||6|
|Sharing this book||12|
|The book series||13|
|What is mold remediation?||14|
|Who can remediate mold?||15|
|Avoiding mold remediation scams||15|
|Errors in government guidelines||24|
|Inspect before remediation||26|
|Address mold issues promptly||28|
|Personal protection equipment||28|
|Preventing mold from spreading||30|
|Cases of Pandora’s box||31|
|HEPA vacuum containment||33|
|Damp surface containment||35|
|Negative air containment||38|
|Painting over mold infected surfaces||40|
|Prepare to purge||42|
|Cleaning verses disposal||43|
|Chlorine bleach solution||49|
|Anti-microbial and biocidal solutions||51|
|Encapsulate and surfactant solutions||52|
|Ozone gas treatment||57|
|Residual odors and stains||59|
|Mold odors and stains||59|
|Mold cleaning techniques and considerations||61|
|Varying remedial methods||61|
|Items in proximity of mold contamination||64|
|Personal property items||65|
|Uninsulated wall cavities||74|
|Insulated wall cavities||75|
|Windows and doors||79|
|Cleaning and disinfection||80|
|Vinyl and composite tile flooring||88|
|Concrete slab floors||92|
|Metal and wood structural framing||94|
|Natural and manmade wood||94|
|Is duct cleaning necessary?||104|
|Duct cleaning cautions||110|
|Should I hire a remediator?||115|
|What to do if you hire a mold remediator||116|
|Verify work before payment||120|
|Documentation of remediation||121|
|Ventilation and exhaust fans||124|
|Roof and landscaping water control||128|
|Humidity gauges and dehumidification||129|
|Air filtration and purification||129|
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