Mold Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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Mold can form and grow rapidly after a building or home incurs water damage. Within as few as 48 hours, mold can become problematic if not addressed properly. When not mitigated and removed, mold can affect the structural integrity of the home or building as well as cause potential health effects to those who have respiratory issues. SERVPRO of Southeast Milwaukee County have the necessary training, equipment, and protective gear to solve your mold problem. In addition, all mold elimination projects are assessed by a third-party to ensure that all mold is gone and gone for good.

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Have a Mold Problem?
Call Us Today – (414) 421-3500

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 Southeast Milwaukee, Southeast Waukesha County 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 Southeast Milwaukee, Southeast Waukesha County has the training, equipment, and expertise to handle the situation.

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