Mold in attics can be a big deal for homeowners and buyers alike. Generally, the color of the mold in the attic is either black or white. Ventilation problem is the reason behind all mold growth in the attic. Mold grows where there is elevated moisture or high humidity. If the underlying moisture issue is resolved, mold removal can be easily accomplished. Mold in the attic if unchecked can grow and spread rapidly, especially when the winter is round the corner, the moisture facilitates breeding ground for the mold. The risk of unchecked mold in the attic can lead to structural deterioration of attic sheathing.
Steps in attic mold removal
STEP 1 As you should know by now, moisture equals mold. You should dry out the attic properly.
STEP 2 Molds can spread through air, they can infest new space suitable for growth, in order to stop new growth install high quality air purifier, and it can help reduce the spreading of mold spores.
STEP 3 Natural ways for attic mold removal can be easy using natural stuffs such as grape seed extract, tea tree oil, vinegar or ethanol. The other costly attic mold remediation is dry ice blasting and power sanding. This expensive endeavor is best when mold has caused too much damage on the structure. (more…)