Mold Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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Mold Remediation Services Lake Elsinore / Perris California 

“Mold.” The very word strikes fear in the heart of any home or business owner. These ugly black spores have the ability to make your family or employees sick, cause structural damage, and necessitate costly repairs if not addressed immediately.

Complete containment

Mold removal is an exact science and requires a thorough approach. Even the smallest damp area can allow mold to reappear, and that’s the last thing you want to have happen. When you call SERVPRO of Lake Elsinore / Perris, you can count on a comprehensive mold removal process, including: 

  • Moisture containment
  • Air filtration using HEPA filters
  • Thorough cleaning and disinfecting 
  • Drying carpets and furniture
  • Repair of furniture or fixtures (if required) 

Time is of the essence 

If a water line broke under your house and soaked your living room carpet. You managed to dry out the carpet, so you should be out of the woods, right? Wrong. Mold typically takes 48 to 72 hours to take root, and once it does, it spreads rapidly. Be proactive, not reactive. Call SERVPRO of Lake Elsinore / Perris at 951-674-4006 immediately following a flood, sewage backup, or roof leak. 

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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 Lake Elsinore 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 Lake Elsinore has the training, equipment, and expertise to handle the situation.

We are proud to serve our local communities:

  • Lake Elsinore
  • Sedco Hills
  • Sun City
  • Perris
  • Canyon Lake