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Dealing with Mold

2/8/2021 (Permalink)

Crawlspace with Mold Crawlspace with Mold

When there is water in your home, mold can quickly become an issue. It can cause health effects and damage to your property. SERVPRO of Oconee and South Anderson Counties has the training, protective gear, and specialized equipment to handle your mold problem.

Call SERVPRO of Oconee and South Anderson Counties
The mold cleanup and restoration process begins when you call us. One of our employees will ask a series of questions to help determine the necessary equipment, resources, and personnel needed.

Assessment
Your property will be carefully inspected for signs of mold using various technologies to detect mold and hidden water sources. Mold feeds on cellulose and water and can be hidden from plain view.

Containment
Different containment procedures will be placed to prevent the spread of mold, like negative air chambers to isolate the contaminated area with physical barriers and negative air pressure to keep the mold spores from spreading during the cleanup process.

Air Filtration
Specialized filtration equipment captures microscopic mold spores out of the air. SERVPRO of Oconee and South Anderson Counties technicians use powerful air scrubbers and HEPA vacuums to prevent the spread of these mold spores while the mold remediation is in progress.

Removing
The process of mold remediation depends on the amount of mold growth and the type of surface it's on. Anti-fungal and antimicrobial treatments will be used to eliminate mold colonies and help prevent new ones from forming. Removing and disposing of mold-infested porous materials, like drywall and flooring, may be necessary.

Cleaning
SERVPRO of Oconee and South Anderson Counties cleans your furniture, decorative items, curtains, and other restorable items affected by mold. We use a variety of cleaning techniques to clean and sanitize your belongings.

Restoration
Depending on the level of mold damage, some building materials may have to be removed. Restoration may involve minor repairs or major repairs such as reconstruction.

Mold Damage Tips

11/11/2020 (Permalink)

mold growing on a garden wagon Dont let mold take your personal belongings

Mold could be lurking in your home and you wouldn't even realize it. When mold is disturbed, it can release microscopic mold spores. When this happens mold can circulate inside your home using your HVAC system and any fans you have on. This makes it so the affected areas grow and become larger. Whether you can see it or not, here are some tips on what to do!

What Should You Do:

  • Stay out of affected areas.
  • Turn off the HVAC system and ALL fans.
  • Contact SERVPRO of Oconee/South Anderson for mold remediation services.

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

Call SERVPRO of Oconee/South Anderson today for your mold remediation needs.

864-916-4160