seeking carpet mold and mildew removal procedure

vmarcos68May 4, 2007

What is the best method for removing carpet mold and mildew?

The carpet is sitting on a concrete floor. Have not elimintated the source of odour as due to pet cat but is there any tried and true remedy for moldy carpet? On a recent thread I saw mention of vinegar water or oxy clean, which is superior or what is better than both?

I will be going out to the person's tomorrow to try and help any prompt advice greatly appreciated.

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We used to have a problem when it rained, the water table under our house seeped up and made the carpeting in our basement damp.leading to mold. The only solution was to remove the carpeting.

    Bookmark   May 15, 2007 at 10:28PM
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In my quest to find a product to remove urine/urine odor from a concrete slab, I came across a product called MM2. It is a bacterial/enzymatic cleaner. I just used this product and have seen improvement - but do not have enough experience to endorse the product 100%. Per the container, it also is used for mold/mildew. I think it is both a cleaner and will continue to prevent mold/mildew for a period of time. If you want to research, the website is Oh, and they have been very good about answering my many, many questions.

    Bookmark   June 9, 2009 at 10:16PM
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We had a rug in our basement that got wet every time it rained hard.Water soaked in from below ground-level. We pulled the rug up, threw it away, and addressed the flooding problem with drains and proper grading around our home. We have had the new carpeting for about five years without dampness. Sorry I don't recommend a cleaning method. The best mold-killer is chlorine bleach. But that might ruin your carpeting.

    Bookmark   June 10, 2009 at 8:31AM
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