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Facts About Mold

2/3/2020 (Permalink)


Mold can be growing in your home without you knowing about it. One day, you start smelling something or even see a mark on your surfaces. Then might start to think that it might just be a stain on your surface and it’s mold. 

You need to look for someone that can deal with MOLD properly. That’s why your local SERVPRO of Platte County is here. We have all the equipment and chemicals that’s needed to handle that mold. We will come out and contain the area so it won’t spread out and deal with that mold.

Tips How to Prevent Mold

  • Check for leaks and water intrusion
  • Keeping the humidity level low in your residence and commercial buildings
  • Have a consistent air flow
  • Throw away old/bad food
  • Keep your building clean
  • Remove  soaked items/materials
  • Paper, carpet, furniture, drywall, etc..
  • Keep gutter and drain clear of debris

Facts About Mold

  • Bleach doesn’t kill mold
  • Mold starts to grow in 24-48 hours
  • Black mold is also call Stachybotrys chartarum or toxic black mold
  •  The most common mold that grows in buildings are aspergillus, cladosporium, and stachybotrys chartarum

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