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Mold Remediation the Safe Way!

11/14/2018 (Permalink)

Is it ok to use bleach on mold, in place of conducting a proper mold remediation?


For one thing, IICRC Mold Remediation Guidelines according to the IICRC:

People use bleach to "kill" mold.  Most importantly, the IICRC emphasizes that even dead mold spores (also referred to as "non-viable" spores) remain toxigenic and allergenic. While it is true that if a person kills spores (something that we shouldn't assume is happening), the good news is those spores will not grow. However, if the dead spores retain their toxic and allergenic properties what is the point of killing them? Remediate them fully -- remove them using the proper containment techniques that prevents cross-contamination to surrounding areas. Call SERVPRO today to get your mold issues taken care of right away 954-725-6400.

SERVPRO uses green products to eliminate mold to ensure your safety.  SERVPROxide delivers a KO punch to eliminate mold, mildew, viruses, bacteria and odors!

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