Tips to Clean Mold: Learn from the Pros
If you have just a little bit of mold, you might be able to clean it up yourself. However, mold cleanup isn’t as easy as you might think. Most people end up with respiratory infections that can be quite serious. Instead of doing it yourself to save money, you might want to hire a professional. If you do choose to clean it up yourself, you’ll need a variety of products. You can usually find mold-removal cleaning solutions at your local department store. These may not be strong enough to kill the mold, depending on the mold type. You can also try Borax and bleach, but these are dangerous chemicals. Using them incorrectly could be damaging to your health, as well.

1 Priority Environmental Services, LLC knows how challenging it can be to remove mold from your premises. A small patch can easily be treated and removed. In some cases, you can also tear out the portion of the wall with mold and replace the wall. However, it is usually more cost-effective to work with a professional who has the right tools for the job. You never have to worry about the health of your employees. The professionals have personal protective equipment to keep them safe. They’ve also got the right training, as well.

Mold cleanup is essential when you know you have an issue. You can’t ignore mold because it will continue to grow and spread. In most cases, mold that is left alone won’t hurt people, but it might develop in an area where people work. In that case, you put your employees at risk every day. If you own a rental property, the same applies. You put your residents at risk if you know you have mold and do nothing to remove it. If you’re not sure you can do the work yourself, it’s best to hire a professional you trust.
Did You Know...
  • Asbestos is a generic term for a group of six naturally occurring minerals that are mined from the earth known for their strength, flame and heat resistance, and seemingly indestructible qualities.

  • The Texas Department of State Health Services requires that as of January 1, 2002 (Senate Bill 509) all commercial and public building owners have to provide an asbestos survey to city municipalities before obtaining construction permits for any renovations or demolition.

  • Asbestos is a generic term for a group of six naturally occurring minerals that are mined from the earth known for their strength, flame and heat resistance, and seemingly indestructible qualities.

  • Once considered a "miracle mineral," asbestos was used for many years in building construction. It can be found in over 3600 different products.
  • Asbestos was used in boiler and pipe insulation, plasters, floor tile, electrical insulation, and as a fireproofing material on structural members in buildings. It has also been sprayed on ceilings and walls as acoustic material.

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