Mold Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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Many of our customers ask us "What can I do until SERVPRO arrives?" or "Is this something that I could possibly take care of myself?". Below you will find some straight forward tips and best practices you can implement before help arrives. Remember, when it comes to mold sometimes it's best to leave cleanup to the professionals. Contact SERVPRO of Marietta West today!

Have you discovered mold in you home or business? Perhaps you've noticed dark or discolored spots on your ceiling? Or maybe a damp musty odor has developed and is emanating from your basement or crawlspace? Call SERVPRO of Marietta West so we can evaluate your property for the presence of mold. SERVPRO of Marietta West is your locally owned SERVPRO with the backing and knowledge base of over 1,700 franchises nationwide. Between our local assets here in North Georgia and the support from our corporate office in Gallatin TN, no job is too big and no disaster is too intense for SERVPRO of Marietta West to make it "Like it never even happened."

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

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