Black Mold can be either toxic or non-toxic. Each are two be taken extremely seriously however as even the non toxic forms can cause issues with allergies and are instigators of fungal infections. As you would assume, toxic black mold can produce symptoms that much more severe and adverse in effects on one’s health (pets are not excluded from harmful effects either). Just as its name suggests, toxic black mold is often black in color though very dark blue or green is also possible. The health risks vary from the mild to the extreme and in some prolonged exposure cases, death is actually possible. To determine what type of mold is present, a Toronto black mold removal expert should be called. They versed in the regulated processes required for assessment, removal and remediation services.
Toxic black mold removal starts with the inspection. The source of the infestation is identified. Mold needs two things to grow, temperature and the availability of moisture, most often found where large variances in temperatures exist. This can be in bathroom, in or around windows or inside your homes walls. Condensation from failing windows or insulation or water leaks, weather from faulty plumbing or damaged pipes are often found to be culprits. These are usually found in areas of your home where you don’t spend a lot of time looking. By the time you see a mold infestation it may have been happening for weeks, months or even years. Once it is detected or even suspected, contact a specialist immediately, you, your family and/or your pets health depends on it.