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Best Practices When You Suspect You Have Mold

6/4/2024 (Permalink)

MOLD ON DRYWALL mold found on back of drywall during remediation

Mold may cause health effects as well as significant damage to your property. SERVPRO of Blackwood has the training, protective gear, and specialized equipment necessary to handle your mold issues.

If you have a mold problem in your home or business, keep in mind the following facts:

  • Significant mold growth can occur within 48-72 hours.
  • Mold may present a health risk to children, the elderly.
  • A strong, musty odor may indicate hidden mold behind drywall or under carpeting/flooring.

What to Do:

  • Stay away from affected areas.
  • Turn off the HVAC system and fans. This can help keep the mold contained to just the affected areas.
  • Contact SERVPRO of Blackwood for mold remediation services as soon as possible!

What Not to Do:

  • Don’t touch or disturb the mold.
  • Don’t blow air across any surfaces with visible or suspected mold growth.
  • Don’t attempt to dry or clean the area yourself.
  • Don’t spray bleach or other disinfectants on the mold. This can cause it to spread more rapidly.

Mold Remediation Services

If you suspect that your home or business has a mold problem, SERVPRO of Blackwood has the training, equipment, and expertise to handle the situation.

About SERVPRO of Blackwood

SERVPRO of Blackwood specializes in the cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial property after fire or water damage events. From initial and ongoing training at SERVPRO’s corporate training facility to regular IICRC-industry certification, rest assured our team is equipped with the knowledge to restore your property. We are a local, Veteran owned and operated business.

Have a Mold Problem?

Call us today at (856) 227-7800, we are available 24/7!

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