Mold Damage Emergency Tips
What you can do until help arrives
As SERVPRO of Bartow County, we understand the urgency and concern that comes with mold damage. If you encounter mold growth in your commercial or residential property, it's essential to take immediate action to minimize its impact. Here are some mold damage emergency tips to help you navigate through the situation:
- Safety First: Prioritize your safety and that of your family or occupants. Limit exposure to the affected area and avoid touching or disturbing the mold. That can release spores into the air.
- Isolate the Area: If possible, isolate the mold-affected area to prevent the spores from spreading to other parts of the property.
- Avoid DIY Remediation: DIY mold removal can lead to further contamination. Instead, seek professional assistance from experts like SERVPRO of Bartow County with the training and equipment to handle mold remediation safely and effectively.
- Contact Professionals: Reach out to our team immediately. We have the expertise and specialized tools to assess the extent of the mold damage, contain the affected area, and implement proper remediation procedures.
- Document the Damage: Take photos or videos of the mold-affected areas and any damaged belongings for insurance purposes.
At SERVPRO of Bartow County, we are ready to respond to mold emergencies promptly and provide reliable mold remediation services to restore your property to a safe and healthy condition. Trust our experienced team to handle the situation with efficiency and compassion.
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If you have a mold problem in your home or business, consider the following facts:
- Significant mold growth can occur in 48-72 hours.
- Mold may present a greater risk to children, the elderly, and anyone with respiratory problems.
- A strong, musty odor may indicate hidden mold behind drywall or under carpeting.
What to Do:
- Stay out of affected areas.
- Turn off the HVAC system and fans.
- Contact SERVPRO of Bartow County for mold remediation services.
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 the area yourself.
- Don’t spray bleach or other disinfectants on the mold.
Mold Remediation Services
If you suspect that your home or business has a mold problem, SERVPRO of Bartow County has the training, equipment, and expertise to handle the situation.
We are proud to serve our local communities:
- Barnsley Resort
- Red Top Mt. State Park