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SERVPRO Can Help with Your Storm Damage Repair

5/20/2021 (Permalink)

Image of Mold on a wall behind wallpaper at a commercial building Discovery of microbial growth behind wall coverings.

Mold Threatening your Augusta Home or Business?

If your home has a moisture issue after a storm, there could be mold growth festering. After a storm, safely assessing potential damage is vital. Damages may not mean a damaged roof from high-speed winds, or broken windows from tree branches. Sometimes, moist, damp areas occur after excess moisture in the crawlspace from high water levels seep through cracks or poor coverage of the access door and threaten microbial growth. Mold can thrive after a Summer storm because of humidity and wet conditions. These popular mold growth environments are characterized as a crawlspace, basement, or other areas that were previously affected from a water loss that have gone unnoticed and now have unwanted, excess moisture.

Measures to Remediate Mold

It does not take long for living organisms like Mold to being to develop and grow. Spores are found in an outside environment but can transfer inside a home if mold finds the perfect living environment – Typically on wet, organic materials like sheetrock (paper) or wood.

Choosing the Right Team

Calling SERVPRO® of Augusta is central to assuring that our team of experts can mitigate mold growth and keep mold away through expert diagnosis and processes. It is important to remove all outside factors that could promote mold growth such as wet insulation, wet sheetrock, essentially removing the molds access to its food source.

If you believe you have spotted mold growth in your home or crawlspace, call SERVPRO® of Augusta for help and to prevent potential health hazards. Our technicians are always prepared to conduct mold testing, identify potential sources of mold, and remediate.

If your home and/or crawlspace becomes wet after a storm, our crews are Here to Help® by being available 247 – 365, Call SERVPRO® of Augusta at 706-750-0200.

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