Black Mold; Your bathrooms nemesis.
Toxic black mold or black mold is a name commonly used for Stachybotrys. It is one of the most infamous toxic molds because it can grow in houses and is extremely dangerous to humans. Stachybotrys is known as a toxic mold because it produces toxins called mycotoxins.
What causes toxic black mold?
Indoor moisture, flooding, leaky roofs, building maintenance, and indoor plumbing,
What are the effects on you?
The effects on you may include hair loss, irritation on eye, irritation of mucous membranes of the mouth, rashes, headaches, fever, allergic reaction, irritation of nose and throat, bleeding in the lungs and nose, light moderate severe exposure, chronic fatigue, chronic coughing, nausea, vomiting, and in severe cases, death.
Mold Removal Hacks;
You can safely use the following household materials:
- Baking Soda
*Spray on the affected area and let it sit. Wash with water and dry afterwards.
Bathroom Mold Prevention;
1. Make sure there is no moisture buildup in bathroom.
2. Regularly inspect your bathroom tile grout for mold.
3. Wipe the first signs of mold with materials mentioned.
4. Consult a professional if unsure on what to do.