If you want to avoid or prevent mould in your home, then PHJ Services experts know how to do it professionally and offer the very best advice!
Most storms cause building damages such as roofs caving in from falling trees, broken windows allowing rain to flow through to your indoors and causing water damage to your home, many different types wallpaper, ceilings, bathroom tiles, carpets, insulation material and wood.
If moisture accumulates in a building, mould growth will often occur. Let us narrow it down for you. Mould is a fungi that can spoil both food or lead to damage to properties. Mould may grow in walls and indoors in wet or moist areas lacking ventilation.
Risk Of Health Problems From Contact With Mould
Many different types of mould exist and all have the potential to cause health problems. Mould produces tiny particles called spores. Spores are carried in the air and may cause health problems if inhaled by people who are sensitive or allergic to them. These include a running or blocked nose, irritation of the eyes and skin and sometimes wheezing. Occasionally, people may have more severe reactions. Very rarely, people may develop a mould infection, usually in the lungs. It is important to note that most people will not experience any health problems from coming in contact with mould. For people with asthma, inhaling mould spores may cause an asthma attack.
Preventing Mould From Growing In Your Home
Mould can be found almost anywhere, it needs moisture and nutrients to grow. to prevent mould growth is reducing dampness in the home. This can be done by: Open windows when weather is suitable, to improve ventilation. Also try and limit the humidity such as fish tanks or indoor plants etc.
If Mould Is Found In Your Home
Remove mould as soon as it appears. This may take some effort. Remember that mould is likely to return unless you also take steps to treat the cause of the problem. If you rent your home and have taken measures to ensure the building is properly ventilated and mould is still growing, you should raise the issue with the owner or real estate agent.
Another option if you are having trouble through agents then PHJ Services are one of the professional mould remediation companies situated on the Gold Cost specializing in the removal of mould. Based in Burleigh PHJ Services have all the professional equipment used for mould remediation and a team of qualified technician’s who know the procedures that need to be taken during the removal of mould.
PHJ Services will send out a technician to inspect the mould damaged areas and write out a full report that you can then send to your insurance company that will help the insurance company identify the risk if having the mould within your home.