Did you know that mold will thrives in dark, damp and warm environments such as a closets and areas where you stack clothing? Mold needs three things to survive and grow: a warm environment, moisture and a food source. Many of our customers have told us that when they see mold, they try and clean it. By cleaning the mold, you are adding water to the already affected area, thereby aiding in the growth and expansion of the mold problem. We hear stories of homeowners using household bleach to clean mold, but bleach only adds to the problem.
The average person spends 8 hours a night in their bedroom so breathing in mold during your sleep is not something that anyone should do. Mold is associated with some untoward health effects in humans, including allergies and infections. Be aware that mold can live in carpeting, wallpaper, windowsills, ceilings, clothing and more. So it’s important that you recognize the symptoms of mold in your bedrooms, and take steps to protect yourself and your family……. Having regular HVAC maintenance, cleaning out all closets and good ventilation in your bedroom. If you have any questions about mold in your bedroom call our office and speak to our knowledgeable professionals.
Did you know….. regular Clorox bleach contains water, sodium hypochlorite, sodium chloride, sodium carbonate, sodium hydroxide, and sodium polyacrylate?