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Managing Mold in your Fullerton Maryland Home

8/16/2016 (Permalink)

Fungi and mold naturally occur in our environment. Especially in an area as humid as the baltimore metro area. There are over 100,000 kinds of mold that have been identified, and even though some forms add value to our lives, other forms are harmful. Excessive amounts of mold, types of mold, and levels of exposure may be threatening for some people. 

Intrusion of water in your home or business can result in mold growth. Water can enter your home through storm damage, plumbing or equipment failures such as your sump pump, HVAC or Hot water heater. When your Baltimore basement floods, if not cleaned up properly and if humidity is not properly monitored, mold could start to grow in as little as 24 hours and will multiply. 


SERVPRO of Perry Hall/ White Marsh handle water damages every day and know action is required to prevent mold growth. If there is an ongoing moisture problem in the building, be alert for:

  • The presence of visible mold
  • strong musty odors, which may indicate mold is present
  • Any evidence of past moisture problems that migh thave caused undetected growth. 
  • Excessive humidity

These conditions may require the expertise of a qualified indoor air quality/Environmental profession to inspect the building for mold growth and water damage problems. 

IF you have think you have a mold problem, call your SERVPRO of Perry Hall White Marsh today to protect your health and your property. We will point you in the right direction on where to get your mold tested and we will take the clean up from there

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