Why Bleach Doesn't Kill Mold

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The Truth About Using Bleach To Kill Mold


There is a widely believed myth that bleach kills mold. We get so many customers inquiring about why this treatment didn't work and their mold came back hardier than it was before. Bleach will change the color of your mold to a clear and/or white color, as it would your clothing. Unfortunately, all you have done is to create a biosphere for the mold to grow in and you may have possibly ingested the bleach fumes & airborne mold spores (never healthy). Usually, within three to four months, the mold will return and do so with a vengeance.

Other Reasons You Should Never Use Bleach:


  • It Does Not Kill All Molds
  • "Mold Cleaners" Available In Stores-They Only Disinfect The Area
  • They Don't Take Care Of The Moisture Issue, Which Is The Food Source Of All Molds
  • The Shelf Life Of Bleach Is About One Year, Dependent Upon Storage Conditions
  • Bleach Company, Clorox, Has Caveat That Bleach Only Kills Mold On "Hard, Non-Porous Surfaces
  • It Is A Caustic Substance. We Do Not Recommend Its Use In Any Circumstance
Visit Comprehensive Mold Management's website for more information at www.compmold.com