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Preventing Bathroom Mold from Developing

If left untreated, bathroom mold can become a health hazard. In a room with constant moisture or a leak, and the right conditions present, mold can thrive. When ignored, the situation may escalate and you may turn to a professional mold removal company to make your home inhabitable again.

Prevent mold from getting worse by thoroughly drying areas where spores have started to develop. Make sure you have the fan running in the bathroom during and after showers. This will keep the area from becoming humid, which is mold’s favorite environment. If there is a leak in the shower, near the sink or by pipes, repair this area as quickly as possible. Addressing the source of moisture and providing ventilation are critical steps for stopping these spores.

If a small amount of mold is already present in your bathrooms, you may be able to remove with household products. Some people have successively treated bathroom mold using vinegar, Borax, baking soda, bleach, and ammonia. Be careful when using these chemicals as mixing them can be dangerous. Also, breathing in the fumes or getting the substances on your skin can also cause harm. If you decided to take matters into your own hands, make sure you take proper safety precautions before beginning.

Get help with bathroom mold that has gotten out of control from the professionals at DKI! They can bring in the latest industry tools to help quickly and professionally remove mold. Call them today to see how you can get started.