How To Remove Mold

By: Licensed Mold Assessor Brad Fishbein

February 3, 2023

There are many different types of mold testing that can be taken, all accomplishing different aspects however with the overall similar goal of determining if there is mold present.

Having mold in your home is no laughing matter. Not only can it ruin your home, but it can also affect your health. That’s why mold removal is so important. But it can’t just be removed without taking proper actions.

If you are worried about mold impacting your health, it's always best to hire a professional.

Mold Remediation

The mold remediation industry is becoming a more common industry now that the health effects of mold are more well known.

In this video I answer if Mold Remediation is a SCAM?

Mold remediation is the entire process that ensures the mold is removed safely from the home. There are three main actions of the mold remediation process;

  • Containment

  • Removal

  • Sanitization

Without any one of those three, there is a risk of the mold still being present in the home

Cleaning Solution For Mold

Not all mold in the home needs to be removed. There are certain situations based on the type of building material the mold is on, it can just be cleaned. Usually, it’s non-porous hard surfaces that can be cleaned.

Some of these surfaces include:

  • Metal

  • Plastic

  • Glass

Learn about the mold cleaning solutions you should use and that you shouldn’t use.

Removal Methods

Removing mold is sort of like an artform. There are different ways removal can be done safely however, different materials may need a separate method of removal.

Learn about the different removal methods to remove mold on building materials such as:

  • Bathrooms

  • Clothes

  • Air Conditioning Vents

This is a very important section because if the removal method isn’t done adequately it can cause more harm than good or cost you a ton of money without insurance.

Meet the author: Brad Fishbein is an ACAC council-certified Microbial Investigator. In the fall of 2012, he became a Licensed Mold Assessor in the State of Florida through the Department of Business & Professional Regulation. Brad has helped homeowners with over 5,000 successfully completed Mold Inspections since 2009.

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