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If you can’t see mould this doesn’t mean it isn’t there. Over 80% of household mould cannot be seen!So don’t be fooled. It’s more than likely hidden, but none the less can really be having a negative impact on your health.Many of our customers suspect they have a mould problem in their homes but ask us how they can really know.
Here is a useful checklist of questions to help you in determining how much mould is affecting your health and your home environment.

How’s your Family’s Health?

· Does anyone have allergies or asthma?
· Does anyone seem to have a persistent ‘cold’ – runny nose, wheezing, coughing, sinus problems, headaches or rashes?
· Do these problems go away/lessen when leaving the home for a while?
· Are children in the home getting sick regularly?Image result for images nose smell

How Can You Tell if Mould is Growing in Your Home?

· Does any part of your home smell musty or mouldy?
TRUST YOUR SENSES.
· Can you see mould growing anywhere?
· You can invest in a MOULD Spore Count from a mould remediation company.

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Is There Moisture in Your Home That Be Causing Mould to Grow?

· Has any part of your home been flooded?
· Has there been a water leak or overflow?
· Has the carpet gotten wet and stayed damp for more than 24 hours?
· Do you have any leaks under your kitchen sink or basins?
· Can you see moisture or condensation on walls, ceilings, or windows?
· Does your bathroom wall stay damp for a long time after a bath or shower?
· Does your roof leak when it rains?
· Do you use a humidifier in your home?
· Is there dampness or a musty smell under your home?
· Do you live in a very humid climate?
· Do you use an unflued gas heater in the winter?
· Is your home built into the side of a hill/ against sloping land?
· Do you have poor ventilation in your home, particularly in your bathroom? If you answer ‘yes’ to any or all of these questions, call us on  1300 353 043 or check our website dampsolutions.com.au for effective and helpful solutions.