Mold Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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At SERVPRO of East Raleigh/Zebulon we pride ourselves in being a trusted partner in the local emergency restoration industry.

A successful restoration team has the proper training and experience. They continue to pursue their craft and take continuing education classes.

Our team does this.

Mitigating mold is a primary responsibility of our team. This means our team has “been there and done that.” We’ve successfully mitigated and restored mold damage throughout the community.

But, mold is serious and learning that you may have a mold problem can cause any typical property owner or manager anxiety and fear.

Below are some tips listed on things to think about if you find yourself in a moldy predicament.

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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 Southeast Raleigh / Garner 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 Southeast Raleigh / Garner has the training, equipment, and expertise to handle the situation.

We are proud to serve our local communities:

  • Raleigh
  • Garner
  • Knightdale
  • Zebulon
  • Wendell
  • Willow Spring
  • Auburn
  • Shotwell
  • Lizard Lick
  • Eagle Rock