Prevent Basement Mold From Spreading
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Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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==== ====Prevent Mold: Basements and Bathrooms, Natural Places for Mold Visit websitehttp://www.stopmoldcold.com==== ====The basement of a house is normally one of the most common places for molds and fungus tostart emerging. This is because your basement is a warm, dark and sometimes humid place for itto thrive and breed. In fact, those conditions are perfect for creating a "fungus-factory" just belowyour house or wherever these conditions are met.There are many ways to ensure that the molds in basement do not start to accumulate and causeproblems. Treating a problem like this will depend solely on 4 major factors which can be summedup as:Contain the existing problem or molds that are accumulating - this is to prevent it from extending toother unaffected areas of the house or basement.Eliminate or eradicate the existing molds that have been identifiedGet rid of the dead mold that is leftPrevent the mold from plaguing your basement again and the areas which have been cleaned outin the futureThe first thing to understand how mold in basement occurs is that it requires the right conditionsand environment, one of which is the most critical is that there is moisture or dampness in theenvironment. If there is moisture, there is a possibility that your main problem is not molds butthere could be water seeping into your basement which then creates the environment for themolds or fungus to thrive in. You will need to check your basement for cracks or gaps in the wallwhen there is a heavy downpour. Other areas to look out for could be leaky pipes or plumbing andeven blocked air-conditioning which could cause water to accumulate. Once you have identifiedthe root cause of the leakage, it will most likely solve the symptom as well which in this case isreferring to the molds growing on the walls of the basement.As for the existing molds on the walls, you will need fungicides and antimicrobial coatings whichcan be found at your local hardware store or even create your own concoction of it by reading onthe Internet or purchasing books on it. You will need to cordon off the area which is affected withplastic sheeting and ensure that you have protective gear such as masks and suits to ensure thatyou do not inhale the spores when you begin spraying fungicide in the area. Make sure the area isproperly ventilated or that the air is being filtered and there is nobody around when you are doingthis. After removing all surface molds, you will need to consider getting rid of any area such aswood, furniture or fungus infected material out of the area so it does not come back again. Repaintthe area and reapply fungicide to the entire basement to prevent another occurrence of molds inbasement.Hopefully, with this primer on preventing molds, your basement is one step closer to being fungus-free.
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