Mold or Mould is used to refer to fungi that grows on varied surfaces when in a conducive environment.
Mold can potentially grow anywhere when moisture is present. They can reproduce through spores, which can be carried by air. Spores landing on a moist/damp surface can result in more mold growth.
Mould remediation can be carried using different remediation techniques depending on the severity of mold contamination.
A qualified mold remediator can confirm the type of remediation required after a visual assessment.
He could suggest a spot remediation or full remediation depending extent of mold growth.
The remediation process also involves pre and post remedial moisture, air and surface testing to ensure the root cause of the problem is eliminated.
Besides being an irritant, mold exposure can be a potential health risk especially to infants, elderly, pregnant women and to people with chronic lung disease. Depending on the type and amount present, mold could trigger asthma, allergies and aggravate a weakened immune system. Some of the symptoms and signs of mold allergy could be:
Depending on the type and amount, mold in the house could make you sick and aggravate latent allergies or trigger asthma. Whether you have an allergy to mold or not, exposure to it can cause irritation to the eyes, skin, nose, throat and lungs.