Mold Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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Mold is a serious issue that can cause health problems and structural damage in your home or business. If you suspect that you have a mold problem, it's important to act quickly to prevent further damage and ensure the safety of those in the affected area. Here are some mold damage tips from SERVPRO of Downtown Houston - Team Wilson:   Identify the source: Mold typically grows in areas with high moisture, so it's important to identify and address any sources of water or humidity. This may involve fixing leaks or improving ventilation.   Contain the area: If you suspect mold growth, it's important to contain the area to prevent the spread of spores. This may involve closing doors or covering vents.   Avoid touching or disturbing the mold: Mold spores can be harmful if inhaled, so it's important to avoid touching or disturbing the affected area.   Contact a professional: Mold remediation can be a complex process that requires specialized equipment and expertise. Contact a professional like SERVPRO of Downtown Houston - Team Wilson to properly assess and remediate the mold damage.   If you suspect mold damage in your home or business, contact SERVPRO of Downtown Houston - Team Wilson for expert mold remediation services and support.

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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 Downtown Houston / Team Wilson 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 Downtown Houston / Team Wilson has the training, equipment, and expertise to handle the situation.

SERVPRO of Downtown Houston / Team Wilson proudly serves Downtown Houston and surrounding areas.