Mold Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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Don't panic if you recently discovered mold in your property, it is imperative that you call the #1 choice in cleanup and restoration to safely and effectively eliminate your home of the fungus. Our technicians are highly trained professionals with more than 50 years of experience. Mold is common in your home especially in small amounts. When mold can be visibly spotted by the naked eye it can be hazardous pertaining to health. It is key to act immediately after discovering mold in your residence due to the fact it can also affect your property structurally. We do not advise anyone in attempting to remediate the mold on your own especially with household cleaners or bleach. In many cases this could cause the mold to spread. SERVPRO professionals use advanced equipment and experience in mold removal and mold mitigation to determine the water source of your mold problem. Then, we’ll work with you in the mold cleanup and mold remediation process with as little disruption to your family as possible.

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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 South Bronx 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 South Bronx has the training, equipment, and expertise to handle the situation.

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  • Bronx
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