Sep 19, 2023

5 Reasons to PROTECT Your Home From Mould (Not Just Clean It When It Appears)

5 Reasons to PROTECT Your Home From Mould (Not Just Clean It When It Appears)

Mould isn’t just an unsightly mess - it is a living organism that grows and spreads within homes, causing damage beneath the surface while posing serious health risks to residents and guests. It is super important to take measures to protect your home from mould, not just treat affected areas when it appears. Here are 5 reasons why prevention is critical when mould is involved…

1. If you can see the mould, it’s usually already too late

Once mould gets its roots in and starts to spread, it is very difficult to remove. Recognising areas in the home that might be prone to mould (kitchens, bathrooms, etc.) and treating them with mould protection products is key to reducing the risk of long-term mould infestations.

2. The health risks of mould are no joke

Exposure to mould spores can lead to respiratory problems, allergies, and even severe infections. By proactively using mould protection products, you can create a healthier, less harmful living environment for you and your family.

3. Mould can cause serious long-term property damage

Mould doesn't just harm your health; it can also damage your property. If left untreated, it can eat away at walls, ceilings, and other surfaces, leading to structural issues that can be costly to repair.

4. Minimise the need for harsh cleaning chemicals

Most people will reach for the heavy-duty chemicals when they notice mould growing in their homes. This can be avoided by using environmentally friendly products for mould protection and prevention.

5. Your bank account will thank you

Prevention is generally more cost-effective than remediation. Instead of waiting until mould has taken hold and having to invest in expensive mould removal services, choose affordable mould protection solutions that can be applied easily to vulnerable areas of your home. This proactive approach can save you both time and money.

Treating susceptible areas that come into contact with water, like tiling and grout, with a specialised nanocoat solution can help limit the risk of health issues and monetary costs associated with a mould infestation. If mould has already set in, we recommend an environmentally friendly mould cleaner like our Miracle Mould Removal Gel. The gel not only removes mould, but kills it at its roots to prevent it from reappearing (as long as any existing mould-causing issues are dealt with first, eg. water leaks, water damage, etc.)

Don't wait for mould to become a problem - prevent it from rearing its ugly head in the first place!