Put on rubber gloves, eye goggles, N-95 respirator mask and clothing that can be laundered immediately following mold removal.
Mix hot water and soap or detergent in a bucket. Make sure that the detergent does not include ammonia.
Clean the mold spots on the ceiling with the mixture using a stiff brush.
Collect any excess liquid with a sponge.
Open all windows in the area. This will help keep the bleach from irritating your lungs.
Mix chlorine bleach and water in a bucket (5 cups water per 1/2 cup bleach).
Wipe down the ceiling with the mixture using a wash cloth.
Things You Will Need
- Rubber gloves
- Eye goggles
- N-95 respirator mask
- Soap or detergent
- Stiff brush
- Chlorine bleach
- Wash cloth
- Prevent future mold growth by keeping humidity levels low (between 30 and 50 percent relative humidity). Keeping humidity levels low can be accomplished through a series of practices, including running an air conditioner or dehumidifier, opening windows, and increasing air circulation.