Quick Answer: How Do Professionals Remove Mold?

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What is the best product to kill mold?

Some of the most effective mold removal products include:

  • Bleach.
  • Borax.
  • Vinegar.
  • Ammonia.
  • Hydrogen peroxide.
  • Detergent.
  • Baking soda.
  • Tea tree oil.

Do I really need mold remediation?

Although some species do not cause odors, when a musty, moldy odor is combined with other criteria, one can conclude that mold is present. Even if mold is not visible, remediation may be necessary. Odor alone should not be the only criterion used to determine whether remediation is necessary.

How much does it cost for mold remediation?

How much does it cost to remove mold? On average, professional mold remediation costs $500 to $6,000 with most homeowners spending between $1,500–$3,150 or $15 to $31 per square foot. However, the price can escalate to tens of thousands if the mold problem is severe and left untreated for a long time.

Can you remove mold yourself?

  1. Combine vinegar and tea tree oil into a spray bottle and spray directly onto mold.
  2. Combine water and baking soda in another spray bottle and spray directly onto mold.
  3. In a glass cup, add hydrogen peroxide.
  4. Wipe down with a dry microfiber cloth to ensure all mold is gone and the surface is dry.