Mold Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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Mold can be a serious problem for any homeowner or business owner, and it's important to know how to prevent it from growing and spreading. Mold can cause health problems and can also damage your property. On this page, we provide some tips on how to prevent mold growth, as well as what to do if you discover mold in your home or business.

It's important to take mold damage seriously as it can lead to serious damage. That's why it's crucial to take preventative measures to avoid mold growth in the first place, as well as to address any mold issues as soon as they're noticed. 

Our team of mold remediation experts is here to help you with any mold-related issues you may encounter, so don't hesitate to contact us if you need assistance.

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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 Harnett County West 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 Harnett County West has the training, equipment, and expertise to handle the situation.

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