How to Deal With the Toxic Black Mold 2

Before starting the cleaning process you should know some precautionary steps you should take in order to limit the health risk of you and your family.

  • You should always wear protective clothing that covers your whole body, including hands and eyes, this is very important step, do never forget to protect yourself.
  • The next thing that you should wear, in order to protect yourself against the inhalation of mold spores, wear a medium to high-efficiency filter dust mask.
  • Another important things is that, no one besides the person that is involved in the mold home cleaning process should be near the cleaning area. Ask the rest of your family to go out for a walk, or just stay in their rooms, far away from the black mold.
  • You need to work in short intervals. It is a good idea to take brakes in place where you can get a lot of fresh air, because you will need it.
  • You can ask for help some of the family members, if there are protected enough. Bit also you should keep in mind that some people are more sensitive to molds that others and that is why they should not be involved or near the end of lease cleaning process. Some of these people include: old people; children or infants; people with liver disease, cancer; also people who have respiratory troubles, asthma or allergies. Be very careful with them, otherwise their health will be really damaged and this can be vital.
  • The next step, that is very important is to contain the area that you plan to clean. You should remember that each area that is affected by mold should be separately contained. To do deal with this task you need to use duct tape and plastic lining or sheeting to seal the doorways, vents and other openings where there might be air flow coming through.

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November 7, 2011 | Author: | Posted in Cleaning, Home Improvement


Izabella Hurst is a freelance writer. She has published articles in SocialHouse Journals. Her articles are always very discussed in cleaning areas.

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