You can detect mold in your home by looking for moisture, paying attention to allergy symptoms and buying a testing kit to see if mold spores are growing in a particular spot. Most of the time mold lurks in spots where h... More »

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Clean up mold in the house by wiping the mold-infected surface with a damp cloth and cleaning agent or by preparing a mixture of bleach and tap water and using it to spray down the desired areas. Use the latter only for ... More »

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Minor instances of mold can be easily killed and cleaned with typical household cleaning products, such as as bleach or another non-ammonia based solution. However, larger infestations can cause numerous health issues an... More »

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White mold is usually found on basement floors because the right environmental factors for its growth, including moisture, nutrients and mold spores, are present. After cleaning up the mold, controlling excess moisture i... More »

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Treat mold by removing the moisture sources, sealing off the remainder of the home, protecting yourself, spraying any dry mold with water and applying a commercially prepare mold treatment product. Remove any porous mate... More »

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To identify mold in a home, look for key mold symptoms, such as excess moisture in odd areas of the house, a dank or moldy smell, and the appearance of spores in colors ranging from black to pink. If anyone living in the... More »

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Address mold prior to painting a bathroom wall by removing any visible spores, sealing in remaining mold and adding mold-deterring chemicals or fixtures. Because invisible mold spores can spread throughout the room, appl... More »