Getting rid of black mold using bleach is almost 100% effective on non-porous hard surfaces. Bleach is readily available in the market and is another way of getting rid of mold in a very inexpensive way. However, like ammonia, bleach can take time to reach the root level of the mold in porous surfaces such as cement block, wood, and tile grout.
The primary cleaning ingredient of bleach which is chlorine does not reach the roots of mold but does a good job in cleaning small mold removal tasks. Never mix beach with ammonia as it can generate toxic fumes or vapors. Also, do not mix vinegar with bleach. Combining them will not give you a better mold removal cleaning solution.
Wear appropriate personal protective equipment such as gloves and respirator. Just like when using ammonia, open all nearby windows and doors to make sure vapors or fumes dissipate easily. Note that bleach is recommended for small mold removal tasks only.
Using grape fruit seed extract to remove black mold is proven effective. It is a non-toxic and natural way to remove mold at home. Its application deodorizes and disinfects mold affected areas and is safe for pets and children.
However, unlike bleach and ammonia, using grape fruit seed extract can cost you a bit more. Although expensive, it has longer shelf life if you keep the kid of its container air-tight. When your done with small mold cleaning project, just put your spray bottled labeled and safely stored for future use.
Borax, hydrogen peroxide, and baking soda are other natural black mold cleaning solutions you can use for small mold removal jobs. However, when you know that the infestation is too large for you to tackle, make sure to call professional mold removal contractors to get the job done for you. Tip Top Restoration is the best option for you. We are here to help you 24/7. Although you will incur the service cost, it is the best way to make sure that the mold and its harmful health effects are removed. Also, it saves you time and money from buying these solutions as well as doing the job on your own.