Published: November 1st, 2004
Revised: August 4th, 2009
Written for homeowners, this booklet explains how to rid your home of mold. Mold can contribute to asthma, allergies, and other health problems. Children, the elderly and people who are susceptible to respiratory problems are especially vulnerable. Left untreated, mold growth can also cause structural problems in a home, or damage furnishings. But clean-up must be handled carefully, since exposure can be high when getting rid of mold. Learn the correct, safe procedures to do the job using this essential reference. Includes checklists for identification, special precautions, treating surface mold, whole-house mold and prevention.