Mold Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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After finding a mold infestation in your home or business, it is important to act with caution. Trying to remediate a mold infestation on your own can do cause more damage. Mold spores can easily spread through the air and attack different areas if the remediation process is not handled properly.  Our SERVPRO of Cape Coral South team is highly trained and experienced in mold damage cleanup and remediation. Our remediation process ensures that your mold infestation, of any size, is handled safely and properly.

If you find a mold infestation in your home or business, give our SERVPRO team a call and take minute to review our Mold Damage Tips down below to learn more about some steps you can take while you wait for our crew to arrive!

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

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  • Cape Coral
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