How to Remove Mold from Your Walls and Ceilings

Mold growth on walls and ceiling is not only unsightly but can also pose serious health risks if left unchecked. Whether you’ve discovered a small patch of mold or are dealing with a larger infestation, it’s important to handle the situation safely and effectively. In this guide, we’ll walk you through the steps to safely remove mold from your walls and ceilings.

Assess The Severity of the mold growth

Before beginning the removal process, carefully inspect the affected area to determine the extent of the mold growth. If the mold covers an area larger than 10 square feet, or if you suspect that the mold may be toxic (such as black mold), it’s best to seek professional help.

Gather Your Supplies

To safely remove mold from your walls and ceilings, you’ll need the following supplies:

  • Protective gear (gloves, goggles, and a mask)
  • Mold removal solution or detergent
  • Scrub brush or sponge
  • Bucket of warm water
  • Towels or rags

Prepare the area

Before you begin cleaning, ensure that the area is well-ventilated by opening windows and using fans. This will help prevent the spread of mold spores to other areas of your home. Cover nearby furniture and flooring with plastic sheeting to protect them from mold spores and cleaning solution.

Remove The Mold

Using a scrub brush or sponge, apply the mold removal solution or detergent to the affected area and scrub gently in a circular motion. Be sure to work in small sections and rinse your brush or sponge frequently in the bucket of warm water to prevent spreading mold spores. Repeat this process until all visible mold is removed from the walls and ceilings.

Dry The Area

After removing the mold, thoroughly dry the walls and ceilings with towels or rags. Ensure that the area is completely dry to prevent the mold from returning.

Consider Professional help

If your walls are made of drywall, it’s important to note that mold can penetrate the material and may not be completely removed by surface cleaning alone. In such cases, it’s best to seek professional help. Everpro Restoration offers expert mold remediation services to safely and effectively remove mold from your walls and ceilings, ensuring a healthy and mold-free environment for you and your family.

Don’t let mold compromise the safety and comfort of your home. Contact Everpro Restoration today for professional mold remediation services. Our experienced team will safely remove mold from your walls and ceilings, providing peace of mind and ensuring a healthy living environment for you and your loved ones.