Mould Remediation

Mould
Property Damage

 

When it comes to mould remediation, you want a company that specialises and is certified in mould remediation. Our company specialises in water and mould remediation. Our company specialises in water and mould remediation and has the experience to handle your unique needs. The purpose of mould remediation is to remove mould, not to kill it.

The goals of mould remediation are:

  • Provide for the safety and health of occupants and workers
  • Documentation of the conditions and work process
  • Control the mould contamination at its source
  • Mould samples (Air/Surface)
  • Physically remove the mould
  • Eliminate the water source to prevent recontamination

Our expertise extends to an in-depth knowledge of mould and employees are internationally qualified as IICRC Certified restorers, so they will use the correct procedures to remove contamination and prevent it returning. Finally we determine the correct drying method for the situation and specify the most appropriate drying equipment. The last stage is a rigorous program of clearance testing.

 

Can Mould cause health problems?

Mould release spores similar to the way some plants release pollen as part of its reproduction cycle. The spores that are released can cause allergies in some people. Mould can also cause other problems ranging from irritation to eyes, skin, including respiratory tract infections, allergic responses, headaches, fatigue and sore throats. There are some moulds such as Stachybotrys, Chaetomium and Ulocladium that can produce toxins.

 

Who is affected by Mould?

There is a wide range of people that are more at risk from mould exposure that include:

  • Infants and children
  • Elderly people
  • Pregnant women
  • Individuals with respiratory conditions such as allergies and asthma
  • Individuals with weakened immune systems

Not all of the health risks that are said to be caused by moulds have been substantiated. However, one thing is certain – mould is an asthma trigger. All indoor mould issues should be addresses immediately. People with asthma should avoid contact with moulds and limit their exposure to mouldy environments.