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If you do ever encounter the dreaded black mold, hire a professional to remove it. For less terrifying molds, take the DIY route. First, protect yourself from head to toe; you'll need gloves, a respirator mask, and goggles. Next, spray down mold with a mixture of one cup vinegar, one cup borax, and a gallon of warm water. Let it sit for several hours or overnight. Then use a file to scrape off the mold and discard it. Decontaminate all your tools and clothes, and your home will be safe again... for now...
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