When Dealing with Mold, Don't Just Hire Anyone
Some forms of mold can add value to our lives, other forms can be harmful. Over 100,000 different kinds of fungi have been identified. Excessive amounts of mold, different types of mold, and/or exposure to molds may present health concerns for some people.
Intrusion of water into your home or place of business can result in mold growth Water intrusions from storm damage, plumbing or equipment failure, long standing leaks, and poor humidity control. When water intrusions are not addressed right away, the resulting damage can present increased risk or harmful mold growth. If the humidity and moisture levels in a water-damaged environment are not promptly returned to normal, mold spores may grow and multiply.
SERVPRO of Port Jefferson Professionals handle water damages every day and know prompt action is required to prevent mold growth. If there is an ongoing moisture problem in the building, be alert for:
- The presence of visible mold
- Strong musty odors, which may indicate mold is present
- Any evidence of past moisture problems that might have caused undetected mold growth
- Excessive humidity
These conditions may require the expertise of a qualified Indoor Air Quality/Environmental Professional to inspect the building for mold growth and water damage problems.
SERVPRO of Port Jefferson care about proper restoration of you structure and, in most water damage situations, can safely restore your building to preloss condition.