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Mould remediation companies?

I have what seems like a pretty bad mould problem in my current rental flat, so I'll need to move soon. It's proving to be impossible to figure out what I need to throw away and what can be salvaged, and if so, how. Lots of contradictory and confusing advice on the internet. Has anyone ever dealt with a mould remediation company/expert at some stage?
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Re: Mould remediation companies?

Have you been to Asloca, become a member, and ask for their expert advice? They can advise not only on the mould problem, but on any legal issues with rental contract cut short. They are a reputable Tenants' Association with very extensive experience in all those problems.

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Section cantonale ASLOCA-GENEVE Rue du Lac 12 (3e étage) Eaux-Vives
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Tél. : 022 716 18 00
Fax : 022 716 18 05
courriel: geneve@asloca.ch

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There is a possibility that the mould problem was caused by your own action or inaction- and they will be able to tell you what happens if that is the case- as well as it is a problem inherent with the apartment.

From the Asloca site

''S’il y a une prolifération de moisissures sur les murs ou dans le coin d’une paroi, il faut signaler la situation à votre bailleur, sinon vous pourriez être rendu responsable des dommages consécutifs. Le mieux à faire est de décrire et de photographier les dégâts et d’envoyer une lettre recommandée. Dès lors, le gérant ou bailleur est responsable de la suite des investigations et de l’assainissement.''

top of the head quick translation: if mould is growing on the walls or a corner of the wall, it is essential to make the rentor aware, otherwise you may be considered responsible of the damages caused. The best thing to do is to describe the problem, take photos, and send a registered letter. The agency or rentor will consequently be responsible for investigating the issue and find a solution.

Otherwise, there is a list you can Google

here is just one, type the same working and see the results

https://www.murprotec.ch/

Traitements définitifs contre l'humidité. Prenez RDV en ligne pour une étude à domicile ! Retrouvez enfin des murs sains Murprotec : Solutions Innovantes, Résultats Garantis. (definitive treatment against damp. Make an appointment on line for a analytic visit at home. ...)

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Re: Mould remediation companies?

https://www.englishforum.ch/housing-...ntal-flat.html

Is the other tenant the main tenant?
Do you have an official contract, meaning was the agency informed about you moving in?
If yes, have you informed the agency in writting (registered letter) about the problem & requested that they deal with the mold?
Do you have household insurance?
You were given the advice to contact Asloca already in your previous thread regarding this matter. Have you?

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Re: Mould remediation companies?

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Is the other tenant the main tenant?
Do you have an official contract, meaning was the agency informed about you moving in?
If yes, have you informed the agency in writting (registered letter) about the problem & requested that they deal with the mold?
Do you have household insurance?
You were given the advice to contact Asloca already in your previous thread regarding this matter. Have you?

There have been in total 4 different threads that the OP has opened on this matter, all with EFers taking (wasting) their time to assist. And numerous other threads from the same OP that give a history timeline leading up to it - same result…
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Re: Mould remediation companies?

Agreed, had no idea he has been here since 2018! Post history makes interesting read.
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