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Hong Kong Bathroom Mould Problems

John Herbert, hong kong energy saving expert, BEAM expert
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Tropical Hong Kong has high humidity, so humidity, condensation, flooding or water leakage risks causing mould on bathroom walls, ceilings, or in the suspended ceiling, and that moisture causes mould that can cause health issues for your family.

Water damage whether causd by flooding, water ingress, condensation or damp can create the perfect environment for mould to grow inside buildings, particularly in bathrooms, risking your health and the health of your family.

Health Impacts of Mould

Whether caused by flooding, condensation or water leakage the resulting mould can impact your health.

the Artist Norm Yip found mould in his studio causing his health to the SCMP article, March 2019

You do not need to inhale spores or their mycotoxins, direct contact/touching spores can cause a rash for some people.

Everyone is different, with a varying sensitivity to mould, so individuals, in the same building, may have no symptoms or suffer from a range of different health problems. Medical advice reports a range of health impacts caused by mould including:

  • tiredness
  • fatigue
  • lethargic
  • eyes irritation, red eyes
  • headaches
  • rash, eczema, hives, skin irritation
  • allergies
  • asthma
  • throat irritation
  • respiratory problems
  • nausea
  • depressed/unmotivated
  • unable to sleep
  • brain fog/loss of focus

  • We use high resolution thermal camera (infrared camera) to identify hidden damp and moisture issues, that can't be seen by the human eye, to find the water source, that is first step to resolving mould problems.

    Hong Kong bathroom mould problems, bathroom photo

    Mould is a fungi, a living organism that is found everywhere, outdoors and indoors. Once mature it releases microscopic spores into the air. like seeds, these microscopic spores drift around in air, carried on air currents.

    Indoors, spores move around on natural drafts and within air currents created by air conditioning units or fans, until they can settle. And given the right environmental conditions (food and water) the spores will grow, reproduce, and release spores into the air, continuing its life cycle.

    However, for some people, particularly young children and sensitive adults mould spores can cause health problems, including alleries, headaches, resiratory problems which may cause, further complications often requiring medical treatment.

    To stop mould indoor requires cutting off its food and water, simpler said than done. Our expertise is water, we idendify the source or sources of damp or moisture causing mould.

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    Mould spores are all around us, indoor and outdoors. but without identifying the root cause, cleaning only addresses the visible result that is a symptom, not the root cause, is pointless waste of time, effort and money.

    We use years of experience coupled with our thermal imaging infrared camera for mould inspections to identify hidden moisture, water and damp problems in buildings that cause mould.

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    tags: Hong Kong bathroom mould problems, mould spores, moisture, water, damp, ventilation, mold growth

    date: 16-04-21
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