Scrub : mold off hard surfaces with detergent and water, and dry completely.
Do not paint:or caulk moldy surfaces. Clean up the mold and dry the surfaces before painting. Paint applied over moldy surfaces is likely to peel.
Discard:Absorbent or porous materials, such as ceiling tiles and carpet, may have to be thrown away if they become moldy.
Dry all items completely:Fix plumbing leaks and other water problems as soon as possible.