Mold

Know the Seven Frequent Sources of Commercial Water Damage

Commercial building owners and managers are frequently troubled by the many ways that water escapes its confines. Dripping, leaking, soaking, spraying, trickling – water damages right out in the open, or silently behind the scenes. It’s insidious, seeping into the tightest crevices and even[...]

Is Mould Causing These Health Problems?

When we experience coughing, congestion and throat irritation during a humid summer and fall, can we blame the symptoms on mould? It’s a question everyone asks at this time of year and even a casual search of the internet reveals qualified experts who disagree significantly. The bottom line:[...]

Know Your Mould ABCs: Staying Safe After Canada’s Spring Floods

Thousands of residents in Quebec, Ontario and New Brunswick fled their homes after days of extreme flooding this spring. As municipalities and citizens struggle to recover, they confront a threat that many Alberta citizens remember from their own floods in 2013: mould. Though mould is the most[...]

The Importance of Rapid Mould Remediation

Soaked furnishings, wet wallboard and sodden carpets form a heartbreaking tableau of very personal disaster after water damages a home. Mustering energy to take action is difficult but it’s important to realize that mould rapidly threatens after water recedes. “Mould flourishes anywhere it finds[...]

Is Mould Testing a Smart Idea for Commercial Property Owners?

Nearly every single test for mould discovers mould spores. Why? Because these fungi are earth’s most important recyclers and wherever they find adequate moisture, they happily – and usually harmlessly – munch leftovers in natural and indoor environments. Unless your property is a specially[...]