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How to Prevent Mold After Water Damage

6/7/2018 (Permalink)

Mold growth under roof deck.

How to Prevent Mold After Water Damage

Water damage can be a big issue, if not taken care of properly the left over moisture can turn into mold. Whether hidden in your walls or out in plain sight, mold only needs a little moisture and a dark space. A few things to keep in  mind when you find water some where it shouldn’t be in your home.

  • Clean water as quickly as possible
  • Use fans to dry the area
  • Dehumidify the room
  • Sanitize the area
  • Check all furniture in the area to make sure it is not damp as well.

When water creeps in make sure you know the proper way to handle it, this can keep you from spending more than needed. If you have a water issue and need help to ensure you don’t end up with mold growth call SERVPRO of University Place/Lakewood West 7 days a week, 24 hours a day at 253-896-3000. We are here to help!

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