‘The new asbestos’: Hidden mould affecting Canberrans on the rise

By |2019-07-08T23:47:18+00:00July 8th, 2019|house, mould, news|

Health experts are warning of a growing number of patients suffering from symptoms such as chronic fatigue, cramps and joint pain brought on by mould. Alarmingly, many cases are believed to have been caused by mould hidden in roofs and wall cavities in homes.   cavity wall diagram     Professional mould cleaners [...]

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Mold in Space

By |2019-07-01T11:07:22+00:00June 26th, 2019|mould, news|

Study of resilient fungi could lead to new kinds of materials for use in space.     New research being presented at the Astrobiology Science Conference shows the International Space Station has an irritating mould problem — not only on the inside, but the outside, too. The spores — which astronauts spend hours cleaning every [...]

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Mold Symptoms in Humans

By |2019-06-11T01:58:45+00:00June 11th, 2019|mould, news, Uncategorized|

If you have a mold problem in your home you are probably suffering several of the symptoms of mold. In fact many people suffer symptoms from mold and don't even realize it, instead assuming their symptoms are from hay fever or a cold.     Types of Symptoms from Mold There are three main types [...]

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How mold spreads in your Bathroom

By |2019-05-24T17:56:02+00:00February 25th, 2019|house, mould, news, Uncategorized|

How Does Mold Grow? Mold reproduces by releasing tiny, microscopic spores into the air. These spores are all around us and require the smallest amount of moisture to take hold. Warmth also contributes to mold growth and will speed up the process. The fungus can appear within 48 hours of spores landing on a moist [...]

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Mold in Kitchen

By |2019-05-24T17:56:03+00:00November 14th, 2018|house, mould, news|

Causes of Mold in Kitchen Mold can often be found growing in the kitchen. One reason why is because there's lots of moisture in the kitchen. For example, water from running taps and steam from boiling water. Another reason is there's always plenty of food in the kitchen for mold to start to grow on. [...]

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Mold in Bathroom

By |2018-11-29T00:01:30+00:00November 7th, 2018|house, mould, news|

Bathroom Mold Removal If mold has begun to grow in your bathroom you need to remove it immediately. You can use a sponge, cloth or scrubbing brush to clean mold off most bathroom surfaces and an old toothbrush to get into hard to reach places where mold has begun to grow. The How to Kill Mold page [...]

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Mold on Clothes

By |2018-11-28T23:58:35+00:00October 28th, 2018|house, mould, news, Uncategorized|

Mold can easily grow on clothes and fabric if you have too much moisture in your home. Clothes made of cotton or other organic materials make great food sources for mold and mildew to live on. Products to Remove Mold from Clothes There are quite a few solutions you can wash moldy clothes in to [...]

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Mold Causes Hair Loss

By |2019-05-24T17:56:03+00:00October 15th, 2018|house, mould, news|

Hair Loss From Mold Allergies If you live in a house with a mold problem you could start to lose your hair. The allergic reactions humans suffer from mold can lead to hair loss, even in females or children. How Mold Allergies Cause Hair Loss The roots of your hair are nourished by tiny blood [...]

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Toxic Black Mold Symptoms

By |2019-05-24T17:56:03+00:00October 4th, 2018|mould, news|

On this page you will find symptoms caused by the Stachybotrys chartarum species of mold, which is also called black mold or toxic black mold. However not all mold that looks black is Stachybotrys and in fact most dark mold isn't even toxic. For a list of symptoms that other molds can cause visit the Mold Symptoms page. Types [...]

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