Mould Health Hazards

Mould Hazards

mould-removal-aucklandFollowing a flood or just damp home mould is often whitish to bluish-green to look at, and breed in damp, warm, poorly lighted places. They are recognized and distinguished by their unpleasant, musty odor, and are held responsible for damaged or discolored fabrics. These little culprits are mould and mildew. Det the mould removal experts such as Steam ‘n’ Dry Carpets Auckland mould clean up since 1987 in East South Auckland North Shore, West Auckland City, Hibiscus Coast areas.

Molds and mildew crawl and feed on our drapes, rugs, shower curtains, and anything they can get food from. Other instances include cotton, linen, wood, paper, silk, leather, and wool. For this reason, it is very important to keep closets, dresser drawers, basements – or anywhere where mildew is likely to grow – as clean as possible.


Mould and Mildew on Carpet

Among the most common breeding grounds of molds and mildew is our carpet. It is cotton and wool fabric, and sometimes damp conditions will serve as food, which enables these pests to multiply.

The bothersome combination of molds and mildew on carpet can develop into significant trouble if not addressed immediately and properly. Soil and dirt unattended can supply enough food for mildew to grow when moisture and temperature are right.

Avoid wetting other areas of the rug, since the presence of too much moisture can begin to breed unwanted molds and mildew again.

When cleaned, make sure to practice daily carpet maintenance cleaning tips to ensure that your rug is in the best condition.

In certain instances wherein excessive water has soaked into the carpet, such as during floods, will soon most probably breed mould and mildew. It is far better to have a professional clean, deodorize and disinfect your carpet properly.

Basic Mould Remediation Procedures

5 basic principles should be followed on all mould removal clean up  jobs. These principles are meant as guidelines, and every job is different.

Certain weather conditions supply fertile breeding ground for mould. Besides the damaging effect it has on your carpet and other household items; it is also important to know about the harmful effects mould can have on your health.

Mould and mildew are generally airborne and effortlessly spreads to other areas of the house by traveling through the air. Commonly, exposure to any mold may cause allergic symptoms just like watery eyes, sneezing, runny nose, nasal congestion, difficulty breathing, itching, wheezing, headache, fatigue, as well as asthma break out.

Water Damage

Repair & Restoration in Auckland Flooding and household fires are two of the major causes of household water damage. Unfortunately, fabrics, wood, and other home surfaces that are exposed to large amounts of water not only present an unsightly appearance, but they can also pose significant health and safety threats to household occupants.

Water damage can cause the following issues

Some types of mould can cause severe allergic reactions in both human beings and their furry friends.

Furthermore, while carpets serve as crawling mats for babies, and sleep and play areas for kids; it is important to ensure they are kept clean and free of mould and mildew which may trigger serious harm to a family’s health. These microscopic fungi are undetectable to the naked eye; making us believe our carpets are clean and fit for the family. But, extended use and exposure to unseen molds and mildew, will be dangerous to one’s health.

Call Steam ‘n’ Dry Carpets Auckland who provides flood cleaning carpet drying services since 1987, in South Auckland North Shore, West Auckland City areas.  Ccarpet dry service Auckland on 0800 783-266.

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