Mold Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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Step one to fixing any mold damage site our team works on is fixing the moisture problem. If you clean up/remove mold before finding the source of moisture, you're just causing more work for yourself. Stoping water from collecting, stops the mold from continuing to populate. Mold inside a building can cause a magnitude of issues. So, let's prevent the spreading of mold together! Here are a few tips from the professionals: 

1. Have all air conditioning (HVAC) systems always on

2. Keep indoor humidity below 60 percent

3. Fix broken roof gutters

4. Fully dry any wet materials within 48 hours

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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 Greater Broken Arrow 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 Greater Broken Arrow has the training, equipment, and expertise to handle the situation.

SERVPRO of Greater Broken Arrow proudly serves Broken Arrow, Oneta, and surrounding areas.