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Mould Spores on New Sofa Spread to Other Furniture?

Mould Spores on New Sofa Spread to Other Furniture - white spots on upholsteryMy new sofa was delivered with white/black mould spores on all pieces. It is suede and has been in my home for 5 months until it was finally picked up and taken back. I have noticed a smell and white marks on the furniture in my living room. I took the blinds and curtains down and cleaned everywhere. Since the sofa has been returned I can't get rid of the musty smell on the furniture or in the room.

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They did come out and try to clean the furniture in my home, but still the smell is still in it. My husband and I have had a terrible cough now since before Christmas. I am hoping this was not what caused it. Can you help with any advice please?

This is a photo of just one piece of the sofa when it was delivered to my home with mould spores on it.

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January 21, 20191 found this helpful

You are entitled to a professional company to clean the mold. The furniture company should pay for it, and any medical expenses you incurred. You can take them to court.

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January 21, 20191 found this helpful

Do you have a better business bureau or TV station that can help you get involved (a consumer reporter)?

Perhaps if you can get some help getting attention from the company/store, you will get results to get things taken care of.

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It sounds like you may need a professional mold remediation process to happen. That can be very costly and since it sounds like it started with the furniture, the onus should be on the company/store to help you with the process.

Just my 2 cents worth. Mold can be quite dangerous so it is important to get things taken care of as quickly as possible. Prayers for you and your family.

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January 24, 20190 found this helpful

Hi,
Honestly, I would look for an attorney. This company could keep doing this to others. I wish you the best in hetting rid of the mold.

--Robyn

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