Contact Us

Our years of experience and exceptional customer service make Alberta Fire & Flood the trusted mould removal specialist for local homes, schools, care facilities, and businesses.

Indoor Mould vs. Outdoor Mould: Why You Need Mould Removal

Mould (AKA: “mold”) is one of the oldest forms of life on this planet, and its role in nature is crucial to life as it exists today. However, indoor mould can be a serious health hazard when left unaddressed. This is why it is so important for you to get this mould removed right away.

Mould exposure in humans is directly associated with allergic histamine reactions such as itchy eyes, sore throat, respiratory problems, rashes, infections, and even cancer (in some extreme cases).

When found outdoors, mould and fungi can and do still cause allergic reactions – but outdoor environmental moulds and fungi exist in wide, open spaces with regular weather patterns that help reduce their airborne particle counts. This is not the case with indoor moulds, which is part of what makes indoor mould infestations such a big worry.

Removing Indoor Mould

People will often try to remove mould with home remedies such as bleach, which often merely changes the colour of the mould and does not get to the root of the problem itself. It also increases the likelihood of inhaling potentially dangerous mould spores.

We’ve put together a list of the top 6 things you should know about mould removal and encourage you to give that a read for more helpful information.

Fact is that the virtually every health organization, as well as the Government of Canada, recommend getting a qualified professional mould remediation expert (like Alberta Fire & Flood) to asses instances of indoor mould growth.

The benefits of having a mould removal professional perform a mould inspection of your home or office are many, and the cost of getting a mould inspection in Calgary is quite affordable. Contact us to learn more about getting one of our mould remediation specialists to come and inspect your home.

What Causes Indoor Mould?

In a word: Moisture.

The moisture necessary to enable mould growth can come from something as big as from water damage that has not been professionally repaired, or from something as small as poorly sealed bathroom grout. It is important to keep in mind that even slightly too much humidity is all you need for indoor mould to take hold – even in drier climates like we have in Calgary.

The #1 Rule Of Mould Removal: Safety First!

Here at Alberta Fire & Flood, we always put safety first. We strongly recommend that, if you know you have indoor mould, you get a certified mould professional to take a good look at it. Our fully licensed professionals have many years of experience in removing mould and only use the safest, most effective practices for mold removal. These professional mold removal processes are how we ensure that your mould is completely killed and not likely to return.

Unlike other non-specialist mold removal companies in Calgary (that are often not adequately trained or professionally certified), all of our expert technicians are highly trained in the safest and most effective current practices of mold removal and remediation. This is why so many local educational establishments, government departments, elder care facilities, organizations and businesses trust Alberta Fire & Flood to effectively address their mould infestation problems.

Get In Touch

Alberta Fire & Flood has been helping property owners throughout Calgary and surrounding areas to remove mould from their homes and businesses since 2003.

Our amazing staff of dedicated Calgary mould removal and remediation specialists have decades of combined experience in identifying and effectively addressing mold infestations big, small, and everywhere in-between.

You can depend on us to make it right again.

Mould Removal and Prevention
Black Mould on Ceiling

Why worry about indoor mould?

Indoor mould is so potentially dangerous for a variety of reasons:

  • Indoor moulds exist in a confined space with restricted airflow
  • The mould species that grow indoors are frequently different than those commonly found outdoors
  • Indoor moulds and fungi easily grow in damp places – places which are also prime breeding grounds for bacteria, dust mites, and other fungi
  • Certain types of indoor moulds produce toxic chemicals called “mycotoxins”
  • Indoor moulds consume the materials they grow upon, undermining the integrity of whatever material you find them on (such as wood, ventilation insulation. ceiling tiles, etc.)


Thank you for fixing the staff room and waxing the hallway floor. Our floors have never been so shiny and staff room has never been so bright and cheerful. Your time and effort in making our school more beautiful is appreciated.” Another happy student