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Mold in your Home or Business - What to Do and Not to Do

12/13/2018 (Permalink)

If you see mold in a crawlspace, or anywhere in your home or business, call SERVPRO of Athens & Gallia counties to help.

Nobody wants to find mold in their home or business, but, in the event that you do find visible mold, it's important to know how to respond to the situation safely.

If you see visible mold, do not disturb it. You can inadvertently spread the mold infestation throughout your home. When mold is disturbed, the mold can release microscopic mold spores which become airborne and can circulate inside your home.

What to Do:

  • Stay out of affected areas.
  • Turn off the HVAC system and fans.
  • Contact SERVPRO of Athens & Gallia Counties 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.

About Our Mold Remediation Services

SERVPRO of Athens & Gallia Counties specializes in mold cleanup and restoration. In fact, it’s a cornerstone of our business.  Our crews are highly trained restoration professionals that use specialized equipment and techniques to properly remediate your mold problem quickly and safely.

If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – 740-286-2550

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