How do I know if I have a mold problem?
Fungi and mold are everywhere. BUT, that doesn’t mean mold contamination needs to be tolerated. Does something smell…musty? Do you see something kind of gross and unidentifiable spreading its way along your bathroom wall? Is there everlasting dampness and moistness (ew) in unventilated rooms? Sounds like you might have mold. Don’t fret: It’s all fixable.
Can I tackle this at home on my own?
Absolutely. The EPA suggests that if your mold problem covers ten square feet or less, it’s best to just knock it out on your own. Cleaning building mold requires a careful analysis of facts about the mold — its makeup, the surface on which it is growing, and the ventilation of the space. While cleaning, mold spores can be swept into the air when you remove mold at home so ventilation & air purification is vital.