Mold Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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In as little as 48 hours, mold can quickly become a problem in your home or business when there’s a water intrusion, like a roof leak or leaking water line. Mold can cause health effects and can also cause significant damage to your property. SERVPRO of Downtown Pittsburgh / Team Dobson has the training, protective gear, and specialized equipment necessary to handle your mold problem. We offer mold testing for your home to help give you peace of mind. If mold is found, our highly trained and experienced team will remediate it for you quickly. We're available 24/7 for water damage disasters and will remediate water damage to prevent mold damage.

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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 Downtown Pittsburgh / Team Dobson 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 Downtown Pittsburgh / Team Dobson has the training, equipment, and expertise to handle the situation.

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