Mould-Exposure Symptoms

Calgary’s ASTRA Restorations has all too often seen the devastating effects toxic mould can have on occupants of mould-contaminated properties. Since Calgary flooded, we routinely encounter clients with mould-related illness caused by prolonged exposure.

Just because the flood has ended doesn’t mean the risk of mould has. Once a building is affected by flooding, mould will continue to grow long after the water has receded.

Symptoms from mould are myriad. Mycotoxins from mould can cause a variety of health problems, affecting different bodily systems. Symptoms, too, can vary greatly. Symptoms will generally fall into three categories:

  • Respiratory: toxic-mould respiratory problems include difficulty breathing, tightness in the chest, wheezing, chronic sinus problems, throat irritations, and sneezing fits.
  • Neurological: common neurological problems associated with toxic-mould exposure include migraines, difficulty concentrating, anxiety, and visual problems.
  • Immunological: immunological symptoms from mould include hypersensitivity to spores and other chemicals, allergic reactions, irritations of the eyes, skin, and sinus, and chronic infections..

Mould-produced symptoms are often nebulous and unspecific but still devastating to health. For this reason, diagnosis of mould-related illness is often difficult, if not impossible.

Once affected, individuals made ill by mould exposure will go years while suffering from undiagnosed conditions.

The longer your property contains mould, the more your building occupants’ health and your property’s integrity will suffer. If you suspect your property contains mould contamination, contact ASTRA Restorations as soon as possible.

Calgary’s ASTRA Restorations will ensure the long-term safety and health of your environment. We’ll restore your Calgary property so that it is once again safe for you, your family, or your employees.

*ASTRA Restorations provides mould remediation free of cost with every water-damage restoration service. Calgary’s ASTRA Restorations has the expertise and the tools to save you health, time, money, and future hassle.

For our Calgary-based 24-hour emergency-response service, call (403) 796-3559.

Ground-Pipe Abatement

8th Avenue & 8th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta

Area: 120 ft.
Duration: 1 week
Level: Moderate
Delivery Model: Fixed price
Year of Completion:     2018

Floor Mastic Abatement

550 6th AVE SW, Calgary, Alberta

Area: 21,000 Sq. Ft
Duration: 2 weeks
Delivery Model: Fixed price
Year of Completion:     2017
Risk Level: Low-Mid

Storm Drain Abatement

1015 4th Street SW, Calgary, Alberta

Area: Parkade
Duration: 1 week
Delivery Model: Fixed price
Year of Completion:     2016
Risk Level: Moderate

Ramsay Stucco Abatement

1051 8th Street SE, Calgary, Alberta

Area: 28 Townhouses
Duration: 4 weeks
Delivery Model: Fixed price
Level: Moderate
Year of Completion:     2018
Number of Bags: 1550

EMCO Restoration

5460 76 AVE SE, Calgary, Alberta

Area: 650,000 sq. ft.
Flood category: 2
Flood class: 3
Response Time: 45 min.
Year of Completion:     2017

Fortress Restoration

13226 MacLeod Trail South, Calgary, Alberta

Area: 10,500 sq. ft.
Category: 2
Class: 3
Response Time: 55 min.
Year of Completion :     2017

ASTRA Construction Management strictly follows guidelines set by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration Certification (IICRC). We are proud members of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) with an A+ rating, and we hold COR safety certificate.

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