If you want to create a healthy atmosphere in your home, you need to keep your home interior mold-free. Mold can appear anywhere and is harmful, especially to young children and pets. It can cause allergic reactions, and people who are suffering from respiratory problems can quickly develop serious health conditions if over-exposed to mold. Even though many people believe that cleaning mold is very difficult and time consuming, following the simple tips in this article can help you get rid of mold quickly and effectively.
Find Mold in your Home.
An easy way to identify the moldy places in your home is to use your nose. A musty odor is an indication of mold. Similarly, look for black, blue or green stains, specifically on walls or ceilings. But be advised that even if you cannot smell or see mold, it could still be hiding under your carpet, tiles, in closets, in your kitchen and even in your bathroom.
Finding the Easy Way Out.
The easiest way to get be mold-free is to prevent it from growing in the first place. Common sense, I know. But there are simple things you can do to easily prevent it. Reducing the amount of moisture in your home can greatly help keep mold away. Use disinfectant sprays randomly throughout your home to not only clean surfaces, but keeps mold from growing. Another important thing you can do is to ensure proper air flow and circulation through your home by keeping the doors of closets and cabinets open. Also, make sure that your room is exposed to sunlight. For more information on maximizing sunlight in your room, read our post here.
Some other useful tips include using sprays like stain fabric cleaner, washing molded items immediately after finding mold, keeping things dry, use of bleach gel pen on the molded surface and removing leaked pipes immediately.
Tip of the day: “You can create your own very effective solution against mold by mixing one cup of bleach into a gallon of water.”