My home has tested with large quantities of mold and I need to wipe and mop
I'd rather not use bleach. Hydrogen Peroxide 90% solution was recommended.
90% Hydrogen Peroxide (if you can even get it) is about a dangerous as
rocket fuel from what I read.
Does anyone know of a good liquid (or gas bomb) that will do the jpb??
I'll try to explain. I remediated a mold problem in the basement by
removing the drywall. Now I find these high levels in the air upstairs. I
do not know the source but I think it may be in the cracks of the hardwood
floor, the radiators and the vents. I have top clean all this stuff
including mopping the floors and wiping the walls and ceilings.
The question is what to use.
The sure way is BURN IT
Or Hire a cleaning crew, made service, whatever. Get a garden sprayer
and 10- 30 gallons of bleach, yes , cheap bleach. Spray the basement
walls with a 50% mix . Wash Floors with 15% mix Wash walls with
??? 15% mix . Stay at a hotel 2 nights, Laundry whites w/ bleach,
Leave vent fans on . Retest. But one BIG problem , Your Panic..
I s it a bad form of mold, there are 1100 known so far, and only a
few are toxic. Unless you and your family are health affected by the
house or the drywall removal it may not be a problem, unless its
defined as a " bad mold" stachybotris or other. It is passable .
Mold is everywhere in life , its on you too. But I understand your
concern. Id spray and vacate for a few days. Is it a new purchase,
Because your furnace ducts are a concern, so is a better furnace
filter. Dont get upset talk to your city or doctor , you dont want
to panic , but you need information as to ' The Mold " what it is
and how it will affect you
Hydrogen peroxide is a poor disinfectant when compared to chlorine. 90%
is not going to be available to you unless you're a chemist. Be
cautious using any hydrogen peroxide more concentrated than about 10%
since it will cause blindness is it gets in you eyes.
You'd be much better of using ozone if there is a real, not perceived,
reason to forego chlorine. Otherwise use chlorine from an aqueous
solution of sodium or calcium hypochlorite.
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