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Mold decontamination

Mold issue? ... to have it taken care of, call a decontamination expert!

It is wrong to believe that washing or cleaning the wall of your house with bleach will solve your mold problem. It would only make the stains on the surface disappear for a short period of time. In addition, during this time, mold spores proliferate in the air endangering the health of your family.

Applying paint to a wall over a mold stain only masks the problem and does not prevent the mold from spreading.

For complete and safe mold remediation found on walls or anywhere in your home, call us toll free at 1-855-944-7670

We use mold decontamination protocols that meet IICRC standards and our work is guaranteed.

It will be our pleasure to provide you with a free estimate that meets your needs.

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Molds are microscopic fungi found in nature and carried into homes by air, humans, or pets. Once inside, mold can grow if it contains a sufficient amount of water or moisture and nutrients such as wood, cardboard, or drywall. They are often found in damp places, such as around the bathtub or windows.

When in small quantities and removed regularly, mold is usually not a serious problem. On the other hand, when it grows significantly, mold disperse respirable particles into ambient air which can, in some cases, cause health problems.

Référence: Quebec health and social services

For more information on mold, you can consult the Health Canada website which explains the nature of modls or this LaPresse article which talks about mold decontamination on small surfaces.

How to recognize the presence of mold inside a house

The Public Health Agency has also published interesting information on mold, the indicators of the possible presence of mold, and the health problems that can result from it.

Here are some of the signs of the presence of mold:

  • Presence of black or green spots; ;
    • at the corner of walls and ceilings
    • behind the furniture
    • on bathroom tiles
    • around the windows
  • musty, earthy or alcoholic smell
  • water or water spots that may have been caused by infiltration or breakage
  • presence of wet materials
  • rot spots
  • Condensation on cold surfaces (poorly insulated windows or walls)
  • high humidity rate (45% is the ideal rate recommended in winter)
  • signs of a previous installation for cannabis cultivation

The Housing Company of Qubec also shares some techniques for detecting the presence of mold. You can refer to the wall and bleach test.

Remove mold from your home

Short-term exposure to mold can cause many health problems.

  • Eye irritation
  • Irritation of nose and throat
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Cough
  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Fever
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Chronic fatigue

Health changes of the occupants may suggest the presence of mold in the house:

  • Recurrent flu symptoms among residents of the house
  • Appearance of the symptoms described above when moving to a new home
  • Symptoms decrease when spending time outside of the house

See a more complete list of mold syndromes here.

In most cases, the symptoms disappear once the home has been decontaminated. On the other hand, in some people more susceptible to mold, prolonged exposure can cause irreversible health problems. It is recommended to proceed with the removal of the affected porous surfaces and the decontamination of semi-porous and non-porous ones according to a certified fungal decontamination protocol.

How mold decontamination is done?

There are several methods of decontaminating a home affected by mold. Is your home contaminated? Call us right away and our experts will be happy to come and inspect the problem to establish a mold decontamination protocol specific to your situation and needs.

A mold remediation plan tailored to your needs will save you a lot of money and give you peace of mind. With our specialized equipment and our experience on-site, you will not have to worry anymore.

Also see our page on vermiculite decontamination.