Tips & Tricks: Will Bleach Kill Mold? | Blog | Mold Off®

Will Bleach Kill Mold?

Mold is a form of fungi with around 100,000 different species. Most fungi, including molds, produce microscopic cells called “spores” that spread readily through the air. Airborne spores are easily inhaled and can be very hazardous to our health.  Like seeds, live spores form colonies, and under the right conditions, they multiply rapidly. If not stopped completely, mold can take over an area very quickly.

Tips & Tricks: Stay Away From Bleach | Blog | Mold Off®

Stay Away From Bleach

A study by Professor Jeffrey Morrell, Dept. of Wood Science, Oregon State University, found that bleach doesn’t eliminate surface micro flora. To put it simply, it doesn’t kill the roots of the mold, only bleaches it away so we think it has been taken care of. So not only is bleach ineffective on mold and