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How to Handle Mold in Your Cranberry Home

5/13/2021 (Permalink)

Building blocks spelling out "How To." Mold can spread in 48-72 hours, so act fast!

Water damage can be tricky and scary as well as cause damage to your Cranberry home. Finding the source, cleaning up the water, and restoring the damaged areas can be a major hassle and something you never want to do alone. Here comes the worst part, mold. Mold can make everything worse, and it can cause health effects.

Luckily, SERVPRO or Crawford / NE Venango Counties is here with the steps you need to take to handle mold in your Cranberry home.

  • When You First See Mold

The first thing you should do when you see mold is call SERVPRO of Crawford / NE Venango Counties. Remediating mold should be left to the professionals! However, there are two important steps you need to take prior to SERVPRO of Crawford/ NE Venango Counties arriving. First, stay out of the affected areas! Mold can cause health effects. Second, turn off the HVAC system and fans to make sure the mold does not spread through those avenues.

  • What Not to Do

You may feel the need to try and handle the mold on your own, this you should not do. Do not touch or disturb the mold, do not blow air on it, and certainly do not spray bleach or disinfectant on the mold. For more information check out our full list of Mold Damage Tips.

  • How Will SERVPRO Help?

SERVPRO of Crawford / NE Venango Counties is an expert on mold remediation. We have the equipment, experience, and training to remediate mold in your Cranberry home safely and properly. We understand mold and have a specialized Mold Remediation Process that will surely handle your mold issues.

Mold can spread in 48-72 hours, so act fast! If you see mold in your Cranberry home, call SERVPRO of Crawford / NE Venango Counties today at (814) 350-7651. You can also visit our  Website to see all our industry leading services. Whatever the disaster, we are Here to Help®!

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