The major problem with mold is that the mold spores can spread so quickly and they can't be completely eradicated. Therefore, you must identify the source of the moisture and take care of this first. Mold can grow on the back of drywall, on your ceiling panels. in your carpets, food, clothing, or even on paper. There are many times you can't see the mold that grows in your home. You can do an assessment of your home to identify the major sources of mold. After you've done this, you can now work on fixing the problems You can cure the problems, but in reality, you can't get mold out of your home. You will need to:
- Dry all the wet areas in your home.
- If the sheetrock is damaged and continue to get mold on it, you'll need to remove this and have it changed. When changing this out, examine the back of the wall to find out why this area is always wet. Repair all the problems that are associated with this area and the moisture that is there.
- You'll need to install proper ventilation in the heavy mold areas around your home.
- Buy only mold resistant products for your home.
- Always monitor the humidity in your home.
- Keep your home well ventilated, open the door and windows whenever possible to let the sun and fresh air in. Keep the air circulating in your home.
- Direct all water away from your home.
- Keep your rain gutters cleaned out at all times.
- Keep the mold off all your household plants.