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What Type of Mold Does Professional Mold Removal in Toronto Cover?

Published on August 24, 2021

Time is the most critical aspect of mold removal in Toronto and the GTA. We’re not talking about the time it takes to remove mold in the attic or basement either — it’s the time between discovering mold growth and having a professional mold removal that’s critical. Mold can begin growing in as little as 48 hours, and once it’s started, infestations can multiply quickly, which is why MoldTech likes to recommend mold testing in Toronto any time after a flood,  leak, or water event in your home. 

Common Types of Mold

In our experience, homeowners are split 50/50 — some care what type of mold is growing in their home, while it doesn’t matter for others. Regardless of the kind of mold discovered in your home, we’ll remove it! We see many different varieties of indoor mold growth in Toronto, but four of the most common are:

  • Aspergillus
  • Cladosporium
  • Fusarium
  • Trichoderma

Mold tends to have one of three effects on the body. 

  1. It might be allergenic, triggering asthma attacks or hay-fever like symptoms
  2. It might release pathogens, which will affect people with lowered immune systems
  3. It may release mycotoxins, poisons that can seriously affect the brain and body.

Where Mold Typically Grows

At MoldTech, we do a lot of mold testing in Toronto.  There are several spaces we typically find mold growing, which include:

  • The attic
  • The basement or crawlspace
  • Around windows and exterior doors
  • Near sinks or dishwashers
  • In bathrooms around tubs or sinks

The key ingredient for mold is moisture, which can come from water, drips, condensation, or humidity. If you have high indoor humidity or notice a long-term leak, mold testing can help assess the likelihood of an infestation. 

What Mold Removal Professionals Will Do

If you spot mould growth indoors, the first thing you should do is call a professional mold removal specialist — like MoldTech! We do thorough visual and physical mold testing in Toronto to determine the where, why, and how of indoor mold growth. 

Once we locate a mold infestation, we’ll arrange for safe mold remediation. Because mold is dangerous to human health, one of the critical parts of any mold removal is safety. At MoldTech, we contain our worksite to prevent mold transfer and use industrial strength air filtration to catch airborne spores. We use sanitized tools and safely dispose of all affected materials before we get to the most important part: cleaning. If there were an Olympics of cleaning, MoldTech would take the gold medal!  We clean until our tests come back negative, leaving you with a mold and spore free space. 

If you’re concerned about indoor mold growth at your home or need to book mold removal in Toronto and the GTA, reach out to our mold remediation specialists. MoldTech is happy to offer free quotes and visual inspections or answer any questions you may have through our Contact Us page.

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