Exposure to mould in high amounts and over a period of time can affect your well-being.
Common health risks of mould are:
- Eye, nose and throat irritation
- Runny nose, sinus congestion, frequent cold symptoms
- Coughing and phlegm build-up
- Wheezing and shortness of breath
- Increased asthma attacks
- Allergic reactions
You might also experience some discomfort on account of the bad odour associated with mould and mildew.
The severity of your reaction or illness depends on a number of factors like overall health and age. According to Health Canada, the following individuals are most likely to experience the negative health effects of mould:
- The elderly
- Pregnant women
- Infants and young children
- People with allergies, chronic respiratory illness and/or chemical sensitivities
- Individuals with weakened immune systems
If you or anyone in your family has any of these symptoms, contact a doctor and schedule a mould inspection and analysis in your home to determine where the mould is growing and how severe it is. This should also be done right away to prevent further exposure and spread.
Templar Environmental Services/Asbestos Analysis & Removal Services has more than 10 years of experience with residential and commercial building inspections. We are certified in mould analysis and mould analysis and removal (I.I.C.R.C.) and have the expertise to help you effectively eliminate mould and its accompanying health risks.
How Templar Environmental Services Can Help Safely Eliminate Health Risks of Mould
Mould removal and cleaning can be dangerous when you don’t have the experience, the required training and the right equipment for the job. You also need to take the necessary precautions. Since the removal process involves prolonged exposure to the spores it can increase the health risks associated with mould, especially if you are already experiencing some symptoms or are among the higher risk categories.
Templar Environmental Services employs mould removal specialists and we use the latest equipment to create a clean and healthy indoor environment for your home. Our proven process involves three simple steps.
- Inspect your home for infestations
- Test and analyze the results to determine the extent of the problem
- Plan and execute safe removal as required
Increased humidity, leaks, dampness, etc. all lead to mould. Even new homes can develop mould. A qualified inspection is the first step to determining the cause and the solution. Templar Environmental Services/Asbestos Analysis & Removal Services can help eliminate the problem completely.
Don’t expose your family to the health risks of house mould any longer.