The most common reasons due to which there is mold on the walls in the apartment are high humidity and inadequate ventilation. What to do when the first signs of mold in the apartment? This problem has a complex solution. First of all — get rid of high humidity and provide adequate ventilation and ventilation in the apartment, otherwise, all efforts aimed at combating mold, will not be effective.
The next step will be the direct elimination of mold in the home. First of all, should be mechanically clean all areas where there was mold, then test the room and get rid of all items damaged by mold and become unfit for further use.
Remedies for getting rid of mold
To decide how to clean mold in the apartment, you need to familiarize yourself with some ways.
For removing mold you can use a special antiseptic sold in the shops of building materials, they need to be handled with care, without breaking the instructions, as they are poisonous. Antiseptic primer, applied on the previously cleaned wall will not only get rid of the mold, but will also protect walls from its further occurrence.
Good helpers in the fight against mold and fungus are home remedies, including vinegar, as a weak acid, it can destroy some types of mold. Vinegar has no strongly pronounced smell, does not emit harmful fumes. It can be applied to the damaged surface, using the sprayer, the treated area should be washed with water and ventilate the area. Prophylactically, you can use the vinegar each week.
Can be used in the fight against mold hydrogen peroxide, it is antifungal, antibacterial, non-toxic, odorless. Peroxide is not effective for each material or surface and have a small whitening effect, must with care be used on non-ferrous surfaces.
The most effective, improvised, is a bleach, it will help to remove almost any kind of mold and its spores on the walls. Bleach is toxic, after surface treatment, it is important to ventilate the room, and the treatment should be done in protective rubber gloves.