Symptoms of mould allergy: There are occasions that you do not see or smell mould in your house, but you nevertheless suffer from mould problems because “haywire” is your upper-respiratory system. Sneezing, runny nose, coughing, post-nasal drip, scratching and watery eyes, itchy throat and nose, dark circles under the eyes, rubbing of the nose, swollen and crusty eyes. Here is a list of the most common symptoms of mould allergens. Long-term or prolonged exposure to mould and mildew can often lead to more severe problems such as asthma or worse, lung inflammation with long-term, permanent lung damage, Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis. Check mold testing.
You may need the assistance of a specialist once you have established that excessive and/or hazardous mould is present in your home. To determine the source(s) of the moisture causing the issue, a mould remediation company is equipped with pressure measurement and other diagnostic equipment. You may need to ask specific questions when selecting a local mold-remediation company and/or home renovation company to decide whether they are an established, legitimate company.
Four questions you need to pose before hiring a company for mould restoration: Are your IICRC mould technicians certified?
How long has your business been doing mould remediation (you want a business that has had experience of at least two years-obviously the more experience, the more ongoing training)Do the technicians undergo annual training such as IOT (Interactive Occupational Training) on an ongoing basis? Is the company’ up on the latest technology, such as cryokentics, dry ice blasting, and other leading techniques for removing moulds? Do they offer free in-home estimates and tests to assess whether a mould problem actually exists?