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Indoor Air Quality Examination Halifax, Nova Scotia

Air Quality Testing in Ottawa & Montreal
Halifax, NS

If you experience allergies year-round, you maybe experiencing an air quality problem on your property. Constant coughing and sneezing are just some of the signs – and they can be exhausting. Mold Busters recommends air quality testing Halifax.

An air quality test (also known as air sampling or air monitoring) identifies the presence of pollutants like mold in house, asbestos and VOCs in indoor air.

Indoor Air Quality is not so different from the air quality index (AQI), which indicates pollution in outdoor air. The obvious difference is one ranks outdoor air quality, and the other indoor air quality.

What they give you is important information about the health of your air. Most people spend 90% of their time indoors so air quality testing plays a crucial role in protecting your health. In Halifax, property owners should complete indoor air quality testing to find indoor air quality problems, properly address them, and improve the quality of your life. Air quality testing in Halifax & Dartmouth homes, schools and businesses is equally important.

Call Mold Busters today for Air Quality Testing services in either the Halifax or Dartmouth area. Other companies take up to a week to deliver results. Mold Busters delivers within 24 hours.

What Is Air Quality Testing?
What Is Air Quality Testing?

Symptoms of poor indoor air quality

If you are experiencing any of the following common symptoms, get an indoor air quality test today:

  • Respiratory problems
  • Asthma
  • Sneezing, wheezing, & coughing
  • Shortness of breath
  • Headaches or dizziness
  • Eye, throat or skin irritation
  • Disorientation or mental
  • Chronic fatigue
  • Vomiting or nausea
  • Worsening of allergies
  • Anxiety

Long-term exposure to toxic mold should be mentioned in relation to poor indoor quality. Molds like Stachybotrys chartarum (black mold) are capable of causing all these symptoms. Mold Busters we often find poor indoor air quality and then find the root of the air quality problems is mold. Mold which can cause persistent and debilitating effects that can prevent people from performing everyday tasks and enjoying life.

What do mold and mildew do to indoor air quality?

Mold can severely affect your health.

Mold spores become airborne easily and spread quickly throughout your property – and into your body. Spores are microscopic, and just because you cannot see mold contamination doesn’t mean that it’s not there.

If you’re looking for the causes of mold, you should look for humidity build-up, moisture intrusion, and water damage. Property owners have to be careful because water damage is not always obvious or visible. Often it is completely hidden from sight behind walls, underneath carpets, or under floors. Left untouched, they can lead to mold growth in as little as 24 hours.

Places like the bathroom, attic and basement are the most prone to moisture problems like leaks, high humidity, condensation and flooding. Given the variety of possible mold contaminations, it’s important to have the right air quality and mold testing tools.

Mold Busters uses two of the most advanced processes for air quality testing – meaning it can detect even microscopic mold: viable sampling and non-viable sampling. Professionals understand the advantages and drawbacks of both, but these are the best tools available for identifying mold and assessing indoor air quality.

Health conditions like asthma and allergies result from mold and poor indoor air quality. For the sake of your health, you should address poor indoor air quality as quickly as possible. In the long term, exposure can lead to more serious conditions such as chronic bronchitis, problems with the nervous system, cancer, multiple sclerosis and heart conditions.

Don’t ignore your air problems just because you can’t see particles in the air. Contamination of your indoor environment is a real concern. For indoor air quality testing in Halifax and Dartmouth, book an appointment today with mold Busters!