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Mold Prevention Guide

Mold Insight's Guide to Mold Prevention

This guide has everything you will need to know about dealing with mold and controlling mold, along with simple, yet effective tips for mold prevention. We tackle the following questions in every chapter: How does mold invade your home? How do you deal with mold once you see it? How do you control a mold problem? How do you prevent mold from coming back? Start the guide now!

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  • Hydrogen peroxide (3%): Kills mold in sink and shower drains.
  • Concrobium: Mold removal product for porous and non-porous surfaces.
  • DampRid products: Moisture absorbing products for closets, storage areas, cupboards, etc.
  • Splash guard: Small plastic corner piece that prevents water from seeping over the edge of the bathtub.
  • Grout sealant: Used to prevent water from seeping into the grout lines between the tiles on a shower wall.
  • Caulk: Sealant to prevent moisture ingress into surfaces along with the shower, toilet, floor, and sink of bathrooms and kitchens.
  • Water alarms: Small devices that are designed to alert you to a potential leak or flood.
  • Bathroom fan: Bathroom fan that helps prevent high humidity in bathrooms with a built-in humidity sensor.
  • Bathroom mat: For bathrooms to absorb water after taking a shower or bath.
  • Mold/Mildew resistant paint: Paint with anti-mold additives, great for bathroom walls and ceilings.
  • Hygrometer: Small device that monitors the humidity and temperature.
  • Dehumidifier: Used to reduce humidity in a given area of the home.
  • Steel braided hoses: Designed to help prevent leaks. Best for supply lines to toilets, faucet risers, and washing machines.

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