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Mold Remediation Products and How to Pick the Right One

[ 0 ] April 24, 2010 |

Mold Remediation Products

Mold remediation products are everywhere. And with so many available, it’s often hard to know what type of product you need to be using for your mold problem. And of course not every product will work with every situation.

So while a shower cleaner might work on that simple mildew on your shower tiles and bathtub, it won’t work on that toxic black mold that’s growing on your kitchen ceiling. In addition, bathroom mildew is not as dangerous as black mold, which require more than just a little scrubbing to keep the fungus from coming back.

And when you’re dealing with anything more serious, you’ll want to hire a mold removal professional who has the equipment and cleaners needed to get the job done right the very first time.
But most homeowners also know that when you’re dealing with mold and a professional, chances are harsh chemicals will be used in the mold cleanup process. And of course as okay as that is with some homeowners, it’s not with those of us who are concerned about our future and the environment.

If you’re concerned about harsh chemicals, you should ask the professional what type of cleaners they use before you hire them. Some companies may have a safer alternative to the standard harsh chemicals that are used in cleaning up mold although chances are they won’t be 100% chemical-free. That’s because many green mold cleaners won’t permanently kill dangerous toxic mold.

And while there may be some mold cleaners that will cleanup the mold, most companies are looking to make a profit even if it means ignoring your health concerns and the environment, which are the ones you should be avoiding if you are trying to go green.

But for the companies that do offer a greener solution, find out if they guarantee their products will kill the mold permanently before you agree to let them do the work. Then, you can decide whether or not a green company is truly worth paying a little extra for.

If you don’t need to hire a professional, but you’re still concerned about the danger of chemicals, most of the time you can get away with using a product that is all natural and safe just as long as you’re not dealing with a toxic fungus since they require a more serious cleaning solution to be permanently removed from your home.

However, if the mold is not toxic, you may be able to get away with using a home remedy solution to get the job done. And if you’re not sure where to find them, many home remedies can be found online from other homeowners who have tried the solution and achieved positive results.

But the best thing a homeowner can do when it comes to deciding on the right mold remediation products, is to do your homework. Talk to your friends, your family and even local businesses to find out what has worked for them and what has. Otherwise, you may find yourself paying more for a product than it’s really worth.

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Category: Mold Remediation, Mold Removal Products

About Editor: The Mold Removal Review is a division of a U.S. Gulf Coast based consumer advocate information provider whose goal is to provide consumers with up to date information on high-demand goods and services related to mold removal. View author profile.

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