The most common method to hide mold is by simply painting over it which also happens to be the absolute worst method. Unfortunately, this is exactly what most property managers, landlords and or homeowners do when they have mold on walls, ceilings, wood and or drywall. Many do it ignorantly and some do it purely for profit because it is the cheapest and fastest way to hide mold.
I can’t even count how many times I have seen painted over mold that was hiding a much bigger problem behind the wall. (more…)
Contrary to popular belief, you do not want to use chlorine bleach to clean up and or kill mold. The main reasons are because it really doesn’t kill mold and it is made with highly toxic chlorine that can produce gasses such as dioxins that are very harmful to breathe in, soak in through your skin and it also contaminates our environment when it goes down the drains. (more…)
Anywhere there is moisture that sits for a prolonged time period and a food source, you are most likely going to find mold. That is why a favorite hiding and breeding place for molds (fungi) is in and on the drains (pipe sweating) of your property. (more…)