Black Mould Removal

The real name of black mould is Stachybotrys Chartarum. It is a species of mould that generally produces mycotoxins which can be very hazardous to your health. It is the most commonly known mould as it can create devastating consequences in people’s homes.

Why we are Brisbane’s Trusted Black Mould Specialist

  • 14 + Years Experience with Builders Licence (QBCC)
  • We have kind and respectful team
  • We focus on removing the source of the black mould

How Do You Know if You Have A Black Mould Problem?

The problem with black mould as that it is not immediately visible. Typically, if you can see the mould growing, it is only showing the tip of the ice burg. As mentioned before, black moulds are hazardous and can cause the following health effects:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Chronic itching and coughing
  • Cold, flu and asthma symptoms
  • Liver damage
  • Immune system suppression

Please see our page on mould symptoms for more information by clicking the link below:

Mould Symptoms – Type of Symptoms

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Is Black Mould More Dangerous Than Other Moulds?

Not necessarily, there are many types of different moulds. Many people want to know if they have black mould in their home because this is the mould commonly associated with water damage and poor indoor air quality. In terms of the clean up process, we generally treat the mould clean up service the same as other inside moulds.

Black Mould Clean up Procedure

Our general black mould clean up procedure includes:

  1. Assessment – We assess the extent of the damage and create a scope on the initial visit. Sometimes we will do mould testing to help establish the source of the problem and find the extent of the damage.
  2. Containment & Filtration – The black mould will be contained to the affected area, this is important as we do not want cross contaimination of other areas during the black mould cleaning process.. We will go ahead and install hepa filters to also filter out the mould spores int eh area.
  3. Mould Removal – We will follow the IICRC S520 stardards to remove the mould. This includes complete removal of porous items including affected plasterboards and carpets. We will also clean hard surfaces and structural components
  4. Post Remediation Testing – After, we will do a post mould test to confirm the mould was removed successfully.

We will contain the black mould to the affected location of the property.

More about our mould cleaning process can be found at the link below:

Mould Cleaning – Our Process

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What We Can Do To Fix Black Mould

Rather than suffering the black mould health effects, it is recommended you have a mould inspection first to find out the types of black moulds growing and also establish the source of the mould growth so that it can be corrected. Finally a complete mould remediation should be completed with a post mould test
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