Formation and causes of mold ; why the removal ?

laine-minerale - CopyThe term mildew is a non-scientific term that refers to the development of fungi based on deterioration and alteration of organic compounds. In reality, There are thousands of species of fungi, which vary depending on the organizations that compose and environments in which they proliferate. In Canada for example, These are more of 270 species that have been analyzed within homes and molds found indoors may differ from those that grow outdoors. However we keep the generic term to simplify the explanation of the phenomenon under construction, by associating with fungi mold. We establish diagnostic and fixes for your home in Laval and Montreal.

Molds grow in hot environment, humid and poorly ventilated. For example, a bathroom is ideal, as between it roof. Fungi particularly appreciate condensation that may exist in a room, because it is an environment that fosters their development. It is necessary to ensure good aeration of the areas at risk and to control the presence of moisture.

What are the health risks?

Home is the place where we spend the most time, It is important to find a very healthy air quality. Mold can quickly affect this balance and can cause health problems, allergies, diseases and pulmonary infections. Among the most common problems, include runny and the appearance of regular colds, worsening of asthma attacks, and irritation of the eyes, throat and nose. It should be noted that the appearance of these symptoms is not always linked to the presence of mold, but it is necessary to consider this factor. Precautions should be strengthened if your accommodation includes the presence of infants, women pregnant, elderly, people with respiratory or people with immune systems weakened.

Why has the removal of mold in Laval and Montreal?

In addition to health problems, molds also cause structural problems to your construction. They particularly affect wood structures, very popular in the Canada, up to cause their decays. If these structures matter decomposes, buildings are brittle with time and may suffer heavy damage and even subsidence. It is therefore necessary to check periodically the presence of fungi. The removal of the contaminated material is the only option.

How to detect the presence of mould?

Molds grow wet : so, these are the areas most likely to contain moisture (ex : bathroom, between roof, kitchen...) what it will take to control priority. Mould is often detected by a foul odor, smell musty or earth. This smell comes from volatile organic compounds (COV) which are produced when the mold grow. However depending on the type of mold, This odor is not always detected. The color of the mold will also vary depending on the type of mold : If encountered mold more frequently is black, It can also appear as red spots, Violets, White, orange, yellow or blue.

Why do call to call in a specialist for mold removal ?

  • You have noticed the strong presence of humidity in your home?
  • You have already observed the mold in your home over a large area?
  • The mold that you have already cleaned quickly returns?
  • A member of your family has respiratory disorders that worsen it when you?
  • Or you just want to check the status of your installation to protect your family?

Call to us!

Insulation and cover Multi Concept, nous garantissons une qualité d’air saine chez vous après vos travaux d’enlèvement de moisissure. With more of 35 years of experience, all our experts are certified and receive ongoing training to concrete results. The work will be done safely, efficient and environmentally friendly. We carefully inspect the premises, proceed with analysis before advise you and implement the best solution for effective microbial decontamination. We respect all hygiene and safety standards established by Health Canada, as well as response protocols established by the Canadian Construction Association.

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