Mould and Health

Mould isn’t just an unsightly problem – it’s a serious health risk. It can affect the respiratory system, causing sneezing, coughing, headache, fatigue and wheezing, as well as respiratory infections. In particular, young children, the elderly, people with asthma and allergies, or people with compromised immune systems are at risk of developing mould-related health complications.

Man fights losing battle as mould takes over his house

In this video you’ll meet a Mornington man who’s home was overtaken by mould and left with a lengthy battle with his insurance company.

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Our mouldy house was killing us

Learn about one couples experience when mould took over their home. Click the article to read more.

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MOULD HEALTH
FACTS

  • Airborne mould spores are dangerous to human health.
  • About 30% of the population is allergic to mould spores.
  • Spores of some mould species contain toxic compounds called mycotoxins.
  • In extreme cases, mould infestation has resulted in death.
  • Simply cleaning mould will not eradicate the problem. Mould spores need to be eliminated using professional products.