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What Is Mould?

What Is Mould?

What Is Mould?
Where Can You Find Mould

Mould is a type of fungi caused by dampness and generates a musty smell. Mould contamination can create poor indoor air quality (IAQ) and cause physical damage to furnishings, clothes and leather items.

There are a multitude of mould specie among these are black mould that is commonly found in the home in wet areas such as bathrooms and laundries.

What Does Mould Look Like?

The various types of mould specie have different forms and textures. They can be of different colours with a velvety, rough, and fuzzy texture. The growth of mould may appear like a black, white, orange, green or brown spot-on surfaces.

How Is Mould Formed?

Mould results from moisture & humidity that is present of a high level of moisture H2O in the air. It develops from spores that are much smaller in size and can easily disperse through water and wind. Mould spores can survive in an environment that does not support the growth of mould. They start growing only after they are on a surface with suitable moisture and temperature for growth.

Where Can You Find Mould?

Mould is found in spaces with a lot of moisture, humidity and poor ventilation. You may come across mould around leaking surfaces, pipes, showers, bathtubs, windows, carpets and even fabrics. The source of the moisture can be a dripping pipe or a leaky surface.

If you notice mould in your home, do not panic. It is important to take prompt action and we are here to make it easy for you. At Absolute Restoration, we provide a complete range of mould remediation services to enable you to remove mould and prevent it from coming back. Call us today to find out more.