Ceramic Tile Flooring Mold

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Ceramic Tile Flooring and Mold Removal

This article is intended to give the reader a few helpful tips for the removal of mold from a ceramic tile floor. Keep in mind that whenever you are dealing with mold it is a good idea to consult with a mold remediation professional.

Ceramic tile is one of the most popular used flooring materials in the world. It is manufactured from a process that is almost as old as man. Most homes in America utilize ceramic tile in some part of the home. Ceramic tile is a widely used, durable and a versatile type of flooring material. The product will last the lifetime of your home and give you years of great service for your investment.

Ceramic tile mold and mildew can occur when ceramic tiles are utilized in a bathroom or an area that experiences dampness or high humidity. In these areas it is possible that mold will form on the surface of the tile. It is very important that the mold is quickly removed before it spreads into the pores and cracks of the ceramic tile. It is important that you use a commercial mold and mold spore killing product. If left unattended, the mold will spread in and under the ceramic tile floor tile to the sub floor and floor joists. If mold reaches the under surface of the ceramic tile, it will be almost impossible to kill without removing the tile and possibly replacing the sub floor. In addition to the destruction of the floor there is a danger that the mold will spread to other parts of your home. Mold will travel quickly through the walls into the ceiling and attic wreaking havoc and destruction.

While the mold may appear to have been removed, molds and fungi spores are microscopic in size and not visible to the naked eye. It is important that the source of dampness or humidity is removed from the environment in order to control the mold. If you suspect there is a large amount of mold growth in your home, call a professional mold remediation specialist immediately.

There is a serious health risks associated with mold and fungi growth in your home. People with weak immune systems are especially susceptible to the dangers caused by mold and mildew infestation. Remember to seek out a professional mold remediation if you have any question or concerns.

By: Bradley Skierkowski