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Do's and Don'ts of Mold

5/9/2016 (Permalink)

                If you smell a strong musty odor on your property, it may indicate the presence of mold. If you believe you have a mold problem in your home or business, give SERVPRO of Whittier a call to request one of our free inspections! If we find any signs of visible mold upon inspection, we will make sure it’s removed properly. Our trained professionals offer excellent service for mold remediation and incredible response times! These are a few important things to keep in mind while you are waiting for your SERVPRO of Whittier team to arrive;

What you should NOT do?

  • Do not touch or disturb the mold.

  • Do not blow air across any surfaces with visible or suspected mold growth.

  • Do not attempt to dry the affected areas yourself.

  • Do not spray bleach or any other disinfectant on the mold.

What you should do?

  • Stay out of the affected areas and areas you suspect have hidden mold.

  • Turn off the HVAC system and the fans.

  • Leave the affected areas alone!