The potential for mould in buildings and homes is ubiquitous. This is because mould spores are found everywhere naturally. However, mould requires water in order to germinate and grow.

Not all moulds are harmful. In fact the potential for an adverse health reaction by occupants is primarily related to the total number of spores present. Conversely, all moulds present a risk if they are found at high enough concentrations. Current thought and best practice is that levels or quantity…