Introduction to mold

Sick Building Syndrome

How do I know I have Mold in my house

  • mold-behind-stoveStrange musty smell in house
  • You don't smoke but you can't stop coughing
  • Visible mold stains on walls
  • Chronic fatique
  • Chronic throat infections
  • Chronic sinusitis
  • Chronic muscle pain
  • Seasonal allergies are much worse than normal
  • You have asthma and asthma condition is becoming worse
  • unexplainable weird rashes, hives on your skin for long periods
  • you are forgetful, suffers from brain fog, mentally fatigued
  • increase in anxiety and paranoia - due to increased inflamation in brain
  • perpetual eye irritation

mold-detection-SA-tel-noMold appears naturally in nature and we breathe in tiny black mold spores and their gasses every day. Mold  only become a problem if mold spores are in an overabundance. Some people are severely affected by mold spore pollution and has to visit their doctor and in serious cases they land up in hospital. Why does this happen?

Its the poor indoor air quality inside our buildings that contains Mold  and Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC's) that make us ill. Mostly we are unaware that the poor air quality in our homes, offices and schools that is the cause off ill health. The World Health Organization (WHO) states that the air inside most buildings today are  6x more polluted than the outdoor air. Buildings with damp and poor ventilation suffers the most. Understanding poor indoor air quality and what it is made off is essential. Testing these buildings is becoming a priority to achieve good healthy living conditions.


Mold Assessments 

We provide professional mold assessments and inspections

Mold Detection SA has qualified mold inspectors who are able to do:

  • mold air sampling
  • mold tape sampling
  • visual mold inspection
  • damp assessment (mold needs moisture to grow)
  • humidity assessments (mold needs moisture to grow)
  • Ventilation assessment
  • as well as Microscopic Volitile Organic Assessments (suspended microscopic organic particles in the air)

The objective of our inspections is to establish if the house or office is habitable for human beings, if the building contains too many microscopic particles in the air and if the building is toxic. Read More



Indoor Air Quality

Indoor air quality has deteriorated. People spend around 90% of their time indoors and are being affected by poor indoor air quality. There are two types of indoor air pollution that Mold Detection SA investigates:

  • VOC's - Volatile Organic Compounds - VOCs can be found in a long list of common household products including cleaning products, cosmetics, perfumes, furniture, curtains,  paints, varnishes, paint removers, building materials, glues, adhesives and office equipment such as printers and copiers.
  • Biological Pollutants:- Mold, pollen, bacteria, yeast

Both the above type of Indoor Air Pollutants can affect human health severely. Mold Detection SA does 4 types of testing to determine the quality of air that you breathe.

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Products & Recipes

After 8 years of continuous mold assessments and remedial work done, Mold Detection has acquired and developed the best mold cleaning and prevention products in the world.
We have products that will assist to remove that ugly mold stains against your ceiling, walls and furniture. We have products that will remove the very harmful microscopic dust on furniture, walls, floors. We have products that will assist in solving your damp and waterproofing problems. Contact us today to learn more about killing mold.




Mold appears naturally everywhere in nature. When it is in overabundance we get affected by it. Visible mold and even invisible mold will give off millions of spores daily that will pollute the air we breathe. Read More


Mold Cleanup Services

We assist with professional  mold clean up services. Mold is one of the most difficult organisms to find and the toughest to get rid off. We have developed mold remedial recipes that does work and we know what we need to do to remove mold permanently.

You see black mold often does not "die" but goes into remission, mold wait for the right conditions and it will start growing again. Mold spores naturally occur in nature and it only needs moisture and organic food to grow. This when you get ill. Read More


Mold & Health

Hundreds of thousands of people get infected by it every year and most of the times doctors misdiagnosed this illness due to mold having the same symptoms as flu, sinusitis, asthma, pneumonia, etc. The worst part is that highly sensitized people die from mold. Read more