Mold Removal & Remediation in Nanaimo & Victoria BC
Water Water, Everywhere It’s common for homes and commercial properties located in Nanaimo, Victoria, and on Vancouver Island to have a mold presence. Mold is typically caused by an untreated moisture problem – and moisture is kind of hard to avoid when you live in a rainforest.
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Mold isn’t alway an immediate cause for panic or concern, but it can be a biohazard and care should be taken. To properly deal with a mold outbreak, compromised materials must be removed professionally, and the issue that caused the mold growth needs to be addressed.
What risks are associated with mold growth?
If mold is detected within your home or business whether in Victoria or Nanaimo, it’s advisable to avoid the contaminated space. Mold is capable of spreading rapidly, and can cause unwelcome health issues.
Children, elderly persons, and anyone with breathing trouble or allergy sensitivities in particular should leave the area until the problem has been assessed and/or remediated.
If you do need to access the contaminated area, protect yourself from mold spores by wearing a quality mask, safety glasses, and rubber gloves. Feel free to get in touch for more details on recommended brands and styles of safety equipment.
Can’t I just scrub or bleach mold away?
No. Remember, attempting to scrub away or using bleach on visible mold won’t address the cause of the problem. Additionally, you can risk spreading the mold to other areas. When it comes to mold, it's best to leave it to the professionals.
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Don’t give mold a chance
To prevent your home or business from a potential mold infestation, there are a few areas of your property that you may want to review. Catching mold before it spreads can make a big difference in the scale of the restoration process, and knowing what to look out for may save a lot of headaches down the road.