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Do You Have Allergies or Mold in Your Toronto Home?

Published on February 05, 2021

It’s never great to find mold growing at home - but a swift mold removal in Toronto does more than just remove the cosmetic issues caused by a mold infestation. Mold affects your air quality, how well you sleep at night, concentrate at work, and can seriously affect respiratory health. Mold inspection in Toronto has helped thousands of homeowners identify the pervasive effects of mold growth - and it can help you too!  

Mold Mimics Allergies

One of the most common effects that our clients experience with mold growth is having never-ending allergies. This is due to the way that mold reproduces, which is by producing tiny spores that float through the air. These spores settle on delicate tissues like our eyes, nose, and skin, as well as being breathed into our lungs, where they cause inflammation and irritation — just like pollen and other allergens do. 

Common Allergy Symptoms That Are Also Signs of Mold

Our clients often complain about the following symptoms when they book a mold inspection in Toronto:

  • itchy, watery eyes

  • runny, congested nose

  • sneezing

  • headache

  • dry skin

  • cough or sore throat

  • respiratory congestion

The Difference Between Mold and Allergies

Three easy signs can help you determine whether you’re experiencing allergies or a reaction to mold growth: 

  1. Your allergies don’t go away. Once allergy season is done with, sufferers usually experience a lessening of symptoms. But if your itchy eyes stick around longer than the ragweed, you might want to consider a mold test.

  2. Your symptoms disappear and reappear. If you find that your allergies are only active at home and that they disappear when you’re at work or outside (or vice versa!), it could be a localized mold infestation that’s causing your symptoms.

  3. You are experiencing an increase in asthma attacks or respiratory issues. There is a direct link between mold infestation and asthma attacks, especially in children and elders. If you’re finding yourself or your child has an increase in attacks or is triggered when entering certain rooms, indoor air and mold testing might help reduce the frequency or severity of attacks. 

When To Call For a Mold Inspection in Toronto

If you’re experiencing any of the symptoms that we’ve mentioned today, or have concerns about the health and safety of your home, booking a mold test in Toronto can help you get to the bottom of it. Mold can grow at any time of the year and in every room of the house - all it needs is a bit of extra moisture, which can come from any number of sources: a leaky faucet, a spill, condensation on a window, or an accident like a flood. Mold removal in Toronto is the only safe and reliable way to permanently remove mold from your home and is an excellent diagnostic tool. Reach us at 1-866-684-7684, and we’d be happy to answer your mold removal questions.

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