One of the biggest problems from the recent rainfall across Houston and subsequent flooding is that there will be an increase in the reports of mold growth.
If you think your Houston Texas Rental Property may have a problem with mold right now, or in the coming weeks, here’s how to spot the signs of mold growth and what you can do about it.
Mold Warning Signs
Mold does have a strange “pungent” smell especially when it’s confined to one or more areas of your home.
Mold typically lives inside walls of older properties or behind wallpaper but it can also grow within showers bathtubs or behind the toilet in the bathroom of your Houston Texas Rental Property.
A general “rule of thumb” is to search for mold in any area which might be prone to moisture in your Houston Texas Rental Property.
How to Clean Mold
If you have found mold in your Houston Texas Rental Property you can easily clean away surface mold yourself simply by using bleach to surface clean the area.
Make sure you let the bleach set for at least 15 minutes because this kill off any spores or fungicides yourself.
It’s also important to use a breathing mask and plus latex gloves when cleaning mold.
You should also use a dehumidifier to remove the humidity from the air as well but do not use a fan because fans will only spread mold spores.
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