How to Remove Mold

A major mold infestation can ruin your home—and your health! Here's how to get rid of it.

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Safety glasses
  • Utility knife
  • Drywall saw
  • Paintbrush
  • Shop vacuum

Window fan
Rubber gloves
N-95 respirator
Scrub brush

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 6 mil plastic garbage bags
  • Painters tape
  • Plastic sheeting
  • Bleach
  • Heavy-duty cleaner
  • Shellac- or oil-based primer