Black Mould - How to Kill

Kill Black Mould

Black mould, a common nuisance in many homes and workplaces, poses significant health risks and structural concerns. Black mould, scientifically known as Stachybotrys chartarum, thrives in damp and poorly ventilated areas. It not only tarnishes surfaces but also releases spores and mycotoxins into the air, which can lead to respiratory problems, allergies, and other health issues.

Identifying the problem

Black mould thrives in environments with high moisture levels and organic materials to feed on. Commonly found in areas such as bathrooms, basements, and kitchens, it can quickly spread if left unchecked.

Treatment Methods

Identify the Source: Begin by locating the source of moisture that is promoting mould growth. Leaks, condensation, or inadequate ventilation are common culprits that need to be addressed to prevent recurrence.

Ventilation: Improving air circulation in moisture-prone areas can help prevent mould growth. Install exhaust fans in bathrooms and kitchens, and open windows regularly to promote airflow.

Moisture Control: Addressing the source of moisture is paramount in mould prevention. Repair leaks, fix plumbing issues, and use dehumidifiers to maintain optimal humidity levels indoors.

Cleaning Solutions: A variety of household cleaners can effectively eliminate mould. Solutions containing bleach, vinegar, or hydrogen peroxide are commonly recommended. Remember to wear protective gear, such as gloves and masks, when handling these chemicals.

Scrubbing: Use a stiff brush or scrubbing pad to remove mould from surfaces. Thoroughly scrub affected areas with the cleaning solution, ensuring to reach into crevices where mould may hide.

Aeris Mould Pro

At Aeris Environmental, we understand the urgency of combating mould effectively. That is why we have developed Aeris Mould Pro™ – a revolutionary solution for professional mould removal. Our product is designed to kill mould, prevent its recurrence effectively, and remove any stains caused by black mould.

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