Mold Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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Mold Prevention Tips:

  • Check for leaks periodically throughout the year around toilet, tub/shower, sinks, and appliances with water connections (dishwasher, washing machine, refrigerators with ice makers) by pulling them out and checking water lines and the connections for wear and tear. 
  • Replace rusted or cracked water supply lines to prevent slow leaks and if left unnoticed could cause mold growth.
  • Check for discoloration on baseboards, wood and carpet flooring, walls and ceiling, around windows and doors. Discoloration is usually a sign of water damage and possibly microbial growth behind or on the material.

If you discover any signs of discoloration or see mold growth - call us for assistance!

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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 Mountain View, Los Altos 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 Mountain View, Los Altos has the training, equipment, and expertise to handle the situation.

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