Wildfires

Protecting your health from smoke during a bushfire


By Queensland Health Many Queenslanders are currently experiencing bushfire and smoky conditions. To protect your health from smoke during a bushfire: • minimise your physical activity outdoors. People with pre-existing lung or heart conditions, in particular, should rest as much as possible and keep away from the smoke • when indoors, keep the windows and…

Stachybotrys

Why bleach does not kill mould!


Research Findings on why BLEACH does not kill mould: Two common fungal species found in water damaged buildings, Chaetomium and Stachybotrys, propagate via spores and are unaffected by chlorine, acids, caustics or ozone. Chlorinating carbon-based organic toxins increases their toxicity by increasing their mutagenicity and their lipid solubility which allows these toxins to enter the…

Stachybotrys

What Types of Mould Are Considered Toxic Mould?


What Types of Mould Are Considered Toxic Mould “Toxic mould” is a term that is used to describe types of mould that are considered deadly to humans. Most people believe that the name refers to one particular species of mould; however, it encompasses hundreds of species, a small fraction of which are not very harmful…

Mould Removal

Is your house making your family sick?


Mould and invisible mould spores in the air you and your family breathe are common after domestic water damage or rain and flood events if not dried correctly. These mould spores can be the cause of serious recurring and undiagnosed illnesses with symptoms like… Sneezing Headaches Nausea Red itching skin Constant fatigue Breathing disorders Loss…

Dust mite Allergy

Are YOU Sleeping & Breathing in FAECES?


Written By Cassy Bond Did you know that you share your bed with MILLIONS of dust mites, dead & alive & their faeces? What is a Dust mite? Dust mites are a common household pest that live off & feed on shed skin, animal dander & fungal spores. Every night whilst you sleep unawares is…