One of the worst problems that every landlord faces is when they find out that their rental property has a mold problem.
Some unscrupulous landlords may try to paint over the mold and pretend it doesn’t exist. This is never a good idea because, the mold will only come back and could do much worse damage to the rental property than you really know.
What’s the solution to the problem? Learn how to diagnose mold in your rental property and find out how to eliminate this problem.
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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