A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home

Mold Guide

Mold Guide

This Guide provides information and guidance for homeowners and renters on how to clean up residential mold problems and how to prevent mold growth.

Table of Contents

  • Mold Basics
  • Why is mold growing in my home?
  • Can mold cause health problems?
  • How do I get rid of mold?
  • Mold Cleanup
  • Who should do the cleanup?
  • Mold Cleanup Guidelines
  • What to Wear When Cleaning Moldy Areas
  • How Do I Know When the Remediation or Cleanup is Finished?
  • Moisture and Mold Prevention and Control Tips
  • Actions that will help to reduce humidity
  • Actions that will help prevent condensation
  • Testing or sampling for mold
  • Hidden Mold
  • Cleanup and Biocides

Download the PDF “A Better Guide To Mold Moisture and Your Home”

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