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Mold Damage Tips: What to Do When You Find Mold

6/6/2020 (Permalink)

Mold growth next to a window Mold remediation is serious business. If it happens to you, call the professionals at SERVPRO South & West Spokane County.

Mold damage happens quickly and often without warning. When it does occur, it is critical to take quick action to get rid of it. This often means removing damaged material, using proper cleaning methods, and replacing damaged surfaces. You should not do it alone. Instead, let a team of professionals help with the process instead.

What Should You Do First?

After contacting a professional specializing in mold damage, follow their instructions about what to do. Most of the time, you will need to stay out of any affected area. You also should keep your HVAC system off to help prevent the spread of mold through the entire home.

What You Should Never Do

When you find mold damage, act quickly to manage it. Avoid disturbing the mold in any way. Do not blow any air across the surface of the mold or any area you suspect could be growing mold. It is also important not to spray anything on the mold, including disinfectants or bleach.

When you call a professional to handle mold damage, you get better results. You can count on the mold being removed properly and safely to ensure no risk to you or your family.

Get Immediate Help from an Experienced Team

Mold damage is worrisome. Do not let it remain in your home without proper treatment. Our team at SERVPRO of South & West Spokane County can provide immediate help. Call us today for a consultation.

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