The use of chlorine bleach to sterilize an area and clean up North Alabama household mold is not recommended as a routine practice because more often than not, there will still be a level of spores that remain. However, these mold spores will not grow if the underlying moisture problem has been resolved.
You also never want to mix chlorine bleach with other household cleaning solutions that contain ammonia because toxic fumes could be produced. It is also important to be aware that even dead mold can cause allergic reactions for some people. It is not enough to just kill mold spores, the mold must be completely removed.
Signs of North Alabama household mold to look for:
- Stains on ceilings and/or walls
- Musty or mildew smell
- Speckled patterns on or behind walls, tile, grout, air ducts or other surfaces
- Unexplained illness in combination with some or all of the signs listed above
The Importance of North Alabama Household Mold Testing
It is very important that you test for mold, especially if you've experienced recent water damage where mold exposure is suspected. Don't wait. Call in a North Alabama mold clean up professional with credentials and references, especially, for larger or hard to reach areas, such as air ducts or behind walls. Improper mold clean up can actually cause it to spread and make matters worse.
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We will be able provide you with a sampling analysis that follows guidelines recommended by the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), or other professional and credentialed organizations.