Mould Removal

What you need to Know

1 - All moulds are dangerous when they are in large enough quantities. Some people are more susceptible to mould and will react at lower quantities. But everybody can be affected.

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When is mould dangerous?

You will hear people talk about dangerous moulds and Non dangerous moulds. This is a misrepresentation of the problem. Mould is dangerous when you are exposed to high concentration levels. This applies to all moulds. 

When you hear someone talk about black mould being the most dangerous, what they actually mean is that black mould requires less concentration to be harmful to the human body. 

Common Moulds

The most common moulds that actually cause major problems to your health are:
  • Penicillium
  • Mucor
  • Aspergillus
These moulds are extremely common environmental moulds. You will find them in the:
  • Air
  • Plants
  • Dirt
  • Animals 
  • Humans
  • Water

What we typically see in households is one or more of these moulds having an out break in the home. 

This can be for a variety of reasons e.g broken pipe, bad weather conditions, poor house constructions honestly the list could go on forever. What is important is that you can get rid of these mould and other moulds and bacteria if you use the right prevention method. 

Signs that you have a mould problem:

  • Detection of a musty smell when entering a premise
  • Visual observation of mould on walls/ furniture/ furnishings
  • Visual observation of mould on clothing/shoes
  • Reoccurring sickness in yourself or family members
  • Constant coughing
  • Itchy eyes
  • Sudden onset of allergies.
  • Fatigue
  • Car air-conditioner has gone musty
  • Car smells like sweaty sports clothes
  • Car smells like cigarette smoke
  • You have used our Indoor Air Quality test kit and it has displayed a mould or bacterial result.
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    The important aspect to note with mould is that mould works slowly for the most part. By the time you notice mould in your house you have most likely already had it for months. 

    You will not notice you health deteriorating quickly what you might notice is that one day you will say "Why am I always sick all the time.". If you notice you are always sick or have mysterious illnesses you should look at preforming a mould inspection or testing your self to see if you are living in a mouldy house.