There are many kinds of molds that can cause a problem for you, your home, and your business. It is never good to have mold growing on or inside the walls of your home or business, but when it is black mold it is especially worrisome. This is one of the nastiest forms of mold because it can lead to a whole bunch of different health problems for people and their pets. It truly is a nasty bugger.
The first inclination for many is to seek a company that does mold removal Montreal to come out and handle the problem, and that is a good idea. I know when my wife and I had black mold in our home that was our very first thought. This is something that needs to be gotten rid of quickly and effectively, and we did not want this in our home.
We called around and got some estimates on cost and found that it could be quite costly. Before going that route, we decided that we would look into seeing if we could fix the problem ourselves. We consider ourselves to be quite the do-it-ourselves kind of people, so we looked up what to do.
Let me tell you that this is quite an extensive project if you are doing it yourself. It requires a lot of patience, and a lot of work. Before you even get started you have to get protective gear, which includes a mask to breathe through, gloves, and some kind of protective clothing so that it does not get on your skin or clothes that you intend to keep. This stuff is dangerous to breathe in or to touch and so it makes sense that you have to protect yourself so much.
A lot of times this mold is in deep within your drywall. It can also get into the flooring, the carpet, the edgework around the walls and even into door and window frames. Sadly, this cannot just be washed off and gotten rid of. It must be completely removed and replaced. That can be quite expensive and time consuming.
After re-examining the situation, we decided that the best option was to go with the professionals. There was honestly just too much at stake, and a whole hell of a lot of work to do. It just made sense to ask the people that really knew what they were doing.