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My initial reaction is that it is still moisture from the January incident. Concrete can be water-tight but most poured slabs are still very porous and water will seep into many of tiny bubbles of the concrete and persist for a very long time. Though the remediation company may have come and dried the floor, the slab may still have water and it is ...


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You can get a test done which shows the types and amounts of mold in the air, as well as on surfaces. Companies will do these kinds of tests, and there are also at-home kits you can buy. Not sure of the efficacy of the home kits, though. You can also get a plumber (or yourself) to feed a camera down your drain pipes, to see if there are any leaks. If there ...


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Never use vinegar to clean washing machine because it has an acid effect and will with time eat away all the hoses and plastic components in the washer.bleach is fine.The best way and has been proven it to open up your washing mashine.if it is top loader once you have taken the top panel cover off you can access the drum.unscrew or un clip the plastic ring ...


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I agree the leak must be fixed first. Hydrogen peroxide is an excellent mold killer. Saturate any areas with a 3% or less solution (test the carpet for color fastness). Hydrogen peroxide will kill the mold and other organics with out the smell of chlorine. If you get a stronger solution of hydrogen peroxide always add the hydrogen peroxide to water not water ...


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I had mold in the basement bathroom. We installed a window which can be opened, a small humidifier, and cleaned mold with bleach. Advice for bleach, I emptied window cleaning spray container and sprayed bleach rather than using a cloth or something else. Works like magic. No more mold.


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Seems reasonable to me. IMO, if you are able to send samples to a lab, that is going to be more precise and certain than any kit you could apply in the field. The only thing I don't like about it is that it creates a third-party record, which means now you must engage any formalities of dealing with those things, and the formalities can be more annoying ...



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