FROM THE ORDINARY...
Fungi and mold naturally occur in our environment. In fact, over 100,000 kinds of fungi have been identified. Even through some forms of mold can add value to our lives, others forms can be harmful. Excessive amounts of mold, different types of mold, and/or exposure to molds may present health concerns for some people.
TO THE UNHEALTHY.
Intrusion of water into your home or place of business can result in mold growth. Water intrusions can result from storm damage, plumbing or equipment failures, long-standing leaks, and poor humidity control. When water intrusions are not addressed right away, the resulting damage can present increased risk of 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 Franchise Professionals handle water damages every day and now 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 present.
- Any evidence of past moisture problems that might have caused undetected mold growth.
- Excessive humidity.