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Mold? What should you do? What should you not do?

2/27/2019 (Permalink)

Microbial growth can cause a lot of problems for you and your house. SERVPRO of Bryan, Effingham, McIntosh, & East Liberty Counties has the proper training, protective gear, and specialized equipment necessary to handle your mold problem.

Fact about microbial growth: 

  • Significant mold growth can occur in 48-72 hours if the conditions are right. 
  • A strong, musty odor may indicate hidden mold behind drywall or under carpeting.

What should you do?

  • Contact SERVPRO of Bryan, Effingham, McIntosh, & East Liberty Counties so we can take you through the proper steps for remediation
  • Stay away from the affected areas. 
  • Turn off the HVAC system and fans. 

What should you not 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.

SERVPRO of Bryan, Effingham, McIntosh, & East Liberty Counties has the proper training from IICRC to properly take care of your house. We will get a crew out to your house for an inspection and recommendations on the proper ways to remediate the area. If you believe you have mold in your home, give us a call at (912) 445-5190. 

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