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Who should do mold cleanup?

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Who should do mold cleanup?

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Who should do the cleanup depends on a number of factors. One consideration is the size of the mold problem. If the moldy area is less than about 10 square feet (less than roughly a 3 ft. by 3 ft. patch), in most cases, you can handle the job yourself, following the guidelines below. How do I clean up mold? Professional cleaners or remediators may use methods not covered in this publication. Please note that mold may cause staining and cosmetic damage and it may not be possible to clean an item so that its original appearance is restored. Tips and techniques for cleanup of mold: • Scrub mold off hard surfaces with detergent and water, and dry completely. • Fix plumbing leaks and other water problems as soon as possible. • Dry all items completely. N.B. Absorbent or porous materials, such as ceiling tiles and carpet, may have to be thrown away if they become moldy. Mold can grow on or fill in the empty spaces and crevices of porous materials, so the mold may be difficult or impossible t

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