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Warning on bleach in crawlspace

Posted by Nickie in TN on September 30th, 1999 05:02 PM
In reply to Crawlspace mildew by Henry in MI on September 24th, 1999 12:56 PM [Go to top of thread]

The bleech sprayed on floor joists works fine BUT the fumes can be really dangerous! I used a one part bleech/2 parts water solution in a garden sprayer and wore a high filter mask, rubber gloves, and covered up well. I was coughing for days afterward. So I would advise doing sections at a time and allow time for fumes to clear. But yes, the house smells alot better and it has now been a year. After you get it cleaned up, consider adding vents (or more vents) and insullating the floors- it's so much more comfortable!

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