All you Need to Know about Black Mould – Total Duct Cleaning

By: seoteam seoteam On: January 24, 2020 In: Duct Cleaning Comments: 0

Shocking! Black mould is nothing but a type of fungus that can be present almost anywhere even in the air. However, a normal amount of black mould in the air doesn’t possess any hazardous effect on health. But when you can see it, things can get risky. At Total Duct Cleaning, various patrons come for commercial duct cleaning in Melbourne. And, their major reason is black mould.

Many homeowners overlook black mould in the duct and regret later for not cleaning it.

If you are too doing the same, read below:

How does Mould Grow in your Duct?

Less air ventilation and a greater presence of moisture in your house lead to mould in the duct. Black mould or any other moulds grow in the situation when condensation and moisture levels are high.

Signs of Mould in the Duct

A few signs can direct you to the presence of mould and mildew in your duct.

  • Allergies such as rashes, runny nose, irritated throat, switching eyes, etc. Indicates the presence of mould
  • Feeling dizzy, weary, or nausea inside the house
  • Suffering from constant and unstoppable headache
  • Musky or strong smell in the air

If you notice any of the above signs in your home, it’s time to go for a thorough duct cleaning.

How you can Get rid of Mould in your Duct

  • Examination

Examine your duct for the mould. Unclear view inside the duct indicates the presence of mould. Use a torch to see where and how badly the mould has spread. If you are unable to do it yourself, hire professional duct cleaners for you.

  • Detection

You must reach the root cause of the black mould in your house duct. Leaky & amp walls and wet baseboards are the general reasons for black mould occurrence. Detect the problem so that you can prevent it in the future.

  • Insulation

Check the insulation material of your duct to identify whether mould has reached there or not. In case the mould has reached there, it’s time to change the insulation with the help of experts.

  • Cleaning 

So when you have detected the black mould, it’s time to implement the cleaning process as soon as possible. For better results, hire experts and remove the mould permanently.


Black mould or any type of mould causes health problems in not everyone but some people. Long-term exposure to mould can be unhealthy.

People who should avoid being at the mould expected places involves:

  • Older adults
  • Children and infants
  • People with a weak immune system
  • People with asthma or allergies

By following certain precautions it’s possible to prevent black mould.

However, hiring experts such as Total Duct Cleaning is the easiest way to find and remove mould.

You can get their duct cleaning services by

Dropping an email at

Or Calling at 1300 424 114