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While we cannot eliminate mould in our environments, there are a number of basic steps you can take to prevent mould growth in your home. More detailed suggestions can be found by visiting the related links below.
The size of the affected area will determine whether you should clean and remediate the area yourself.
Cleaning and removing of mould may increase the amount of spores or other substances in the air, and expose you to direct skin contact with mould. Hence, the following items should be considered to protect yourself when cleaning mould:
In all cases, the first step in dealing with mould growth is to find the source of the moisture and remove it. If the mould returns after cleaning, then the source of the moisture is likely still there.
Cleaning and remediation procedures may be complicated or require special equipment. If you are uncertain about your ability to complete the task safely, it would be appropriate to request the assistance of an experience contractor.
Cleaning mould from building materials, furnishings and other items
Following clean-up, seal and dispose of the contents of the HEPA vacuum and clean the washable parts of the vacuum.
Speed up drying by:
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Halton Region is composed of
the City of Burlington,
the Town of Halton Hills,
the Town of Milton,
and the Town of Oakville .