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Hong Kong Mould Investigation

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Tropical Hong Kong has high humidity that can cause damage to the building fabric, water damage, and mould.

Hong Kong mould investigation

Mould and your Health

As part of the mould lifecycle, spores are produced, essentials mould seeds, which can circulate in the air we breathe. People, specially if you have allergies or asthma can be very sensitive to mould.

Some type of mould create danagerous mycotoxins which medical doctors will tell you can be a risk and cause extremely dangerous conditions for the health of your family, as always children and elderly can be particularly susceptible.

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
  • Hong Kong Mould Investigation

    We use infrared camera for our mould investigations to identify hidden root causes for moisture problems, damp, and mould problems in Hong Kong buildings.

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    date: 15-04-21