Professional Mold Removal
What is mold?
Molds are fungi, a group of very common organisms that
also includes mushrooms and yeasts. Molds are generally
found in nature and are carried indoors from the
outside. More than 270 species of mold have been
identified in Canadian homes.
Molds can grow indoors in wet or damp areas, including
wallpaper, ceiling tiles, carpets (especially those with
jute backing), insulation material, wood and drywall.
What are the
health effects of mold?
Exposure to mold can cause reactions depending on
overall health, age and the amount of time an exposed
person spends in the home.
The elderly, pregnant women, infants and young children,
people with allergies, chronic respiratory illness
and/or chemical sensitivities and those with weakened
immune systems are most likely to experience health
effects from mold.
The most common health problems associated with exposure
to molds are:
Eye, nose and throat irritation, Runny nose, sinus
congestion, frequent cold symptoms
Increased asthma attacks, Allergic reactions
Anyone experiencing any of these symptoms should consult
How can I prevent mold from growing in my home?
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