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How do I know if I have a mould problem?

2017-06-29T19:21:39+00:00

A visual examination is the most dependable means of identifying a mould problem. Musty odours or changes in health could be the first signs of mould in your home. Some signs to look for would be standing water, condensation on windows, floods, or roof leaks – all of which could lead to mould growth. Mould

How do I know if I have a mould problem? 2017-06-29T19:21:39+00:00

How do moulds get inside and how do they grow?

2017-06-29T19:20:18+00:00

Mould spores may enter your home through open doorways, windows, heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. Spores may also attach themselves to people, animals, toys, shoes, and carry bags bringing the mould indoors. Many building materials provide nutrients that allow the mould to cultivate when exposed to moisture. Wet materials, including paper products, cardboard, ceiling

How do moulds get inside and how do they grow? 2017-06-29T19:20:18+00:00

How common is mould in buildings?

2017-06-29T19:19:46+00:00

Mould is very common in our homes and buildings. The most common mould found in our homes is mould found on bread. All moulds are not harmful. But infestations of mould need to be controlled immediately upon discovery.

How common is mould in buildings? 2017-06-29T19:19:46+00:00

What makes moulds grow in my home?

2017-06-29T19:16:49+00:00

Mould enters your home as tiny spores. The spores need moisture to begin growing, digesting and destroying. Moulds can grow on almost any surface, including; wood, ceiling tiles, wallpaper, paints, carpet, sheet rock, and insulation. The mould grows best when there is lots of moisture from a leaky roof, high humidity, or flood. There is

What makes moulds grow in my home? 2017-06-29T19:16:49+00:00

Can I be exposed to mould?

2017-06-29T19:16:16+00:00

When moulds are disturbed, they release spores into the air. You can be exposed by breathing air containing these mould spores. You can also be exposed through touching mouldy items, eating mouldy food or accidental hand to mouth contact.

Can I be exposed to mould? 2017-06-29T19:16:16+00:00

When is mould a problem?

2017-06-29T19:15:52+00:00

You know you have mould when you smell the “musty” odour or see small black or white specks along your damp bathroom or basement walls. Mould is often found in areas where water has damaged building materials and furniture from flooding or plumbing leaks. Mould often grows in rooms with both high water usage and

When is mould a problem? 2017-06-29T19:15:52+00:00