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Indoor Air Quality Resources - Mold in Housing Information

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The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation has produced a number of great publications on mould prevention and remediation, as well as indoor air quality. These were specifically produced for first Nations but contain a lot of fantastic information that is also helpful in Australia.

More often than not, many household moisture problems can be solved if one or more of the following steps are taken:

  • Find out where the moisture is coming from.
  • Adopt strategies to prevent excess moisture in the home.
  • Perform maintenance or minor repairs to address leaks.
  • Hire a qualified contractor to make major repairs.
  • Monitor after the remedial work has been done to ensure the problems have been solved.

 

To access the three publications in this series on addressing mould
 
Learn how one First Nation tackled mould issues in the community.
 
 
The HOUSING OBSERVER ONLINE: http://www.cmhc.ca/observer/
 
 

 

 


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