Have you noticed some different coloured patches on your wall or ceiling lately?
Your home or business could be harbouring mould spores without you knowing! What type of Mould is that?
Humid weather, seasonal storms and constant use of air conditioning comes with living here in Queensland. Mould can quickly spread throughout your living or work space before you know it. Before they become a major problem getting on top of any mould issues is extremely important.
MouldMen have advised countless homeowners on the type of mould growing in their properties and the best way to remediate. We know the solution if it’s mouldy as we’ve pretty much seen it all!
Here are some of the types of mould that could be growing in your home.
Aspergillus is one nasty mould species. It can grow almost anywhere from damp walls through to carpet, fans and shoes. For those with compromised immune systems, the elderly or the young, it can set of allergies and respiratory infections.
Cladosporium is often found growing on fabrics such as carpets and on timber surfaces such as cabinets and floorboards. This one isn’t just located in warmer regions. It is more than happy to grow in cool climates and can cause numerous respiratory issues.
Stachybotrys (Black Mould)
Stachybotrys is one we are probably all familiar with. It’s the mould that makes a house smell musty. Often found in areas that are always damp such as air conditioning ducts, bathrooms and walls that have leaking pipes.
Below are some images of what the different types of mould can look like:
Mould can present in many different ways, these photo’s are examples. In your home, if you have mould, try not to succumb to using an ineffective quick fix like bleach or vinegar. Get it gone professionally with Mouldmen!