3 Potential Risks of DIY Mould Removal

January 12th, 2024

Have you been putting off wet basement waterproofing Barrie? If so, you might be causing more damage to the basement. Especially, if your basement has mould growth. Mould growth can be potentially dangerous to the structure of the house along with the health of residents. There have been several cases where exposure to mould spores has caused medical emergencies and greater hospital bills. Hence, don’t delay wet basement waterproofing services from a reputable company in the region. However, before you get wet basement repair Barrie services, it is highly recommended to get rid of mould growth to prevent any future issues.

And just like any other homeowner, if you are taking a DIY route to mould removal, you must be aware of the potential risks of DIY mould removal.

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High chances of regrowth

When you are following a DIY mould removal growth, you tend to remove the mould superficially, for example, from the spots where you actually see the growth. However, it is highly important to remove mould from the source of growth. Most DIY methods don’t emphasize this enough as it requires professional knowledge. So, even if you remove the mould from the surface, there will be a high chance of regrowth later. 

Aggravate the problem

Although you have a good intention to start a DIY mould removal at your home, you may aggravate the problem. Once you remove the mould from one spot, the mould spores can rapidly spread through the air. Such mould spores can land on previously unaffected areas and start growing, thus aggravating the problem. However, if you call professionals for mould removal, you can rest assured that the problem won’t be aggravated rather it will be solved.

Health hazards

Mold Health hazards

Mould Health hazards

As mentioned above, mould spores can spread through the air rapidly. And there have been well-documented instances where exposure to mould spores has caused serious health issues for residents. Mould removal requires specialized equipment and knowledge to ensure the spores don’t spread in the air. Hence, it is always suggested that homeowners shouldn’t remove mould by themselves. 

Now, you know the potential risks of DIY mould removal. And you certainly don’t want that. Hence, it is always best to call professionals to remove mould.

You can get in touch with us at Ontario Wet Basement Solution Inc. for professional and effective mould removal services. We also provide wet basement waterproofing, foundation crack repair Barrie services, and more. Our professionals can provide all-around services to keep your basement happy and healthy.

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