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Hong Kong Mould Problems

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Mould is a common occurence in Hong Kong, with mould appearing on walls, ceilings, furniture in flats, apartments and office areas causing health issues for the occupants and damaging the fabric of the building,

Flooding, water damage, water ingress, and damp can create the perfect environment for mould to grow inside buildings, risking your health, and at home, risking 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

  • Mould issues are not only related to old buildings, poor construction methods or sub-standard materials can leave owners or tenants with mould problems in new buildings.

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    We use our thernal imaging infrared camera for water damage and mould inspections to identify hidden moisture problems, damp, the first step to tackle mould problems in buildings.

    Call +852 2335 9830 to order a rapid mould inspection today!

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    date: 17-10-21