The Most Effective Home Mold Removal Options

Find out about mold inspection kits and equipment

Mold removal doesn’t have to be a tricky process. In fact, it needs to be performed with care so that the toughest black molds get removed easily from your house. In order to do so, you simply need to be more aware of all the household items that can be used for removing mold from your house effectively. Take a look at some of these options.

Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about mold testing kits
• Ammonia
Ammonia solution can be mixed in a 1:1 ratio with water in order to get the perfect mixture to kill black mold in your home. Though ammonia can be a little harmful to work with, it can be one of the most effective ways in which mold can be removed from your house. You will simply have to put it in a spray bottle and make sure that you spray it on all the places where you can find mold. After spraying them, just brush it thoroughly and the mold with be gone. You should later rinse it with water. Wipe with a clean cloth and let the surface dry thoroughly. In case you want to use it for any surface that is made of vinyl, you should be using only 1/4th cup of ammonia along with a cup of water in order to make sure that you safely remove the mold from the surface. Scrubbing here will also be essential and you will again have to rinse the surface with clean water. If you find stains anywhere, you can rub some alcohol there and get the desired results.

You must always remember that ammonia acts somewhat like bleach. Therefore, it would be able to kill the mold on the surface of non-porous substances but doesn’t work really well on any porous substances. This mean that you can use ammonia for glass, countertops, tiles and even bathtubs with ease. However, it will not be working really well for wood or even for drywalls. It is a very harsh and abrasive kind of chemical and you should always make sure that you are handling it with care. It can emit toxic fumes which might cause trouble for you.

• Laundry detergent
This can be another common choice for most of us. Just use one tablespoon with two cups of cold water and you should be able to clean off all the black mold from the house with the help of a thick and hard brush. The best thing about this is that it can be used for almost any surface and any material.