Managing mold in your home?
Mold-A common term for filamentous fungi, often seen as a superficial or "wooly" growth of long chains of fungi cells formed on damp organic materials. Toxigenic molds may produce a potentially harmful substance called a mycotoxin. Mold growth can degrade materials and present potential health risks to humans.
Mold and fungi naturally occur in our environment. Excessive amounts or different types of mold and exposure to molds may present health concerns for some people.
Water intrusion into your home can result in mold growth. There are many causes for water intrusion into your home. For example; storm damage, plumbing/equipment failures, long-standing leaks, and poor humidity control.
Water intrusion into your home needs to be addressed promptly to reduce risk of secondary damages and prevent mold growth. Humidity and moisture levels in a water damaged environment need to be returned to normal as soon as possible to prevent mold spores growth and multiplying.
SERVPRO® of South Frisco/The Colony handle water damages every day and know proper, prompt action is required to prevent mold growth.
In your home be alert for:
- The presence of mold.
- Strong musty odors, which may indicate mold is present.
- Any evidence of past moisture problems that might have caused undetected mold growth.
- Excessive humidity.
SERVPRO® of South Frisco/The Colony professionals care about proper restoration methods to protect your home and family from secondary damages and prevention of mold growth in your home.
Unforeseen events happen and can cause water intrusion, but prompt response and action will decrease your risk of mold growth.
SERVPRO® of South Frisco/The Colony is only a phone call away. We are always here to help!