Mould removal Gold Coast is a common issue in our sub-tropical climate. Mould is ever present and is actually a vital component of our eco system. You will never eliminate mould nor would you want to entirely. We can however treat it in order to make your home and environment more liveable. Unsightly mould can be removed from hard surfaces. However, it will return to the same spot if the environmental conditions are right. Mould Removal Gold Coast acknowledges that for mould to grow there are a number of factors all or some of which need to be at play. Heat and humidity, we can’t do much about because we live where we live.
So, we look at managing the variables we can impact. Mould struggles to thrive where there is natural light and air flow. Two of the easiest ways to achieve this are to leave curtains and blinds open during the day and leave ceiling fans circulating in order to increase air flow. Longer term more robust measures would include installation of sky lights and or exhaust fans in the ceiling. Particularly in wet areas like bathrooms and laundries, air circulation will be key. The other factor which can be influenced is reducing the amount of food sources available to the mould. As a living organism mould requires feeding. This food source is usually dirt or dust so keeping your home clean and tidy will help reduce the likelihood of mould. Regular cleaning of carpets, upholstery, mattresses and curtains will also assist in Mould Removal Gold Coast.
Mould remediation is mostly about changing the environment in order to reduce the chance for mould to grow. The measures previously mentioned will assist in Mould Removal Gold Coast.
Cleaning of mould is a consideration and knowledge of the way mould grows and flourishes is important. Mould Removal Gold Coast would suggest steering clear of the old wife’s tales such as clove oil and sugar soap. Both of these will merely provide a food source for the mould. Things like supermarket mould killers tend to complain bleach which are alkaline and again provide a food source.
The best thing to use on mould is an acidic cleaner. In the household white vinegar will provide the safest and best results. If the vinegar doesn’t remove the black stain, you can use a mould remover, but follow up with an acid again to leave the surface acidic.
Mould can be dangerous to health. We would always suggest using a specialist mould remediator. Mould removal Gold Coast if being done by someone who is not trained it is vital to use appropriate levels off PPE in order to protect yourself.