How to get rid of black mold the easy and cheap way

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While mould spores are everywhere and mould can pretty much grow anywhere in our homes, there are ways to keep it from collecting and ways to kill it once it's already begun to grow. There are tons of different chemical-filled products on the market that can kill mould, but those chemicals will also pollute the air in your home which can affect you and your family. However, there are some great natural cleaning tips you can try out, and you can learn how to remove mould the natural way. You'll also save some money by using different natural products and ingredients you probably already have at home. If you just have a very small mould infected area, you can remove the mould yourself instead of hiring a professional. When the mould in your home has expanded beyond 10 square feet, it's advised to hire a professional mould removal company who knows how to remove mould the proper way, so it doesn't keep returning. Black mould is the type of mould people are most concerned about. Left to grow black mould can become a health hazard. It has been known to cause respiratory problems as well as bad allergic reactions. So if you have allergies, or if you have a baby, a pet or elderly people living in your home it's especially bad for their weaker immune systems.

So if you're able to remove mould yourself because it's fairly contained, then you can follow these cleaning tips from Dengarden. However, if the mould in your home is more widespread, you should have a professional look at it and clean it up for you. If you are cleaning it up yourself, you'll need some protection, so you don't get mould spores in your eyes, nose or mouth or on your skin. This could lead to infections and irritations so get a mask, goggles and gloves. You'll also want to wear clothes that cover your entire body, and you need to wash them right after you're finished or throw them away entirely to prevent the spread of mould. Then, you'll need to seal off the mouldy area by closing vents and putting a plastic drop cloth over them. If you have a window to direct the mould spores outside by putting a fan in the window blowing out. Then, take a brush and scrub the mouldy area with some soap and water and after that, apply some disinfectant to the mould. You can use a number of different natural cleaning products including grapefruit seed extract

which is a great antifungal or tea tree oil which is also known for its antifungal properties. Distilled white vinegar is an amazing natural cleaner that you can use for a bunch of different cleaning tips and duties. Other natural products you can use include Borax, Hydrogen Peroxide and even baking soda.

Since most people tend to have white vinegar around it's the best option for most people. It's safe, non-toxic and it kills 99% of bacteria, 82% of mould, and 80% of germs. You can even keep a spray bottle full of plain white vinegar in your bathroom and kitchen for cleaning purposes. If you hate the scent of it, you can add in some essential oils like tea tree or lavender. Once you've sprayed the vinegar on the mould allow it to sit for at least 20 minutes or longer and then spray it again and wipe away the mould with a clean, dry cloth. Throw away the cloth right away and then spray the area with more vinegar to prevent the mould from growing back. Enjoy these great cleaning tips from Dengarden and get rid of mould the natural way.***

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