You could end up with a nasty mold issue
Mold can start to grow in as little as 48 hours. By identifying and eliminating the source of the water and implementing rapid drying processes, mold growth can be avoided. To prevent the spread of mold, it is important to react quickly in the event of a water damage. Remember, water + time = mold.
ServiceMaster Restore uses the latest water restoration and drying techniques to deliver quality results. Professional water damage restoration can mean the difference between a small water problem and a water issue plus a structure covered with mold. The most effective drying techniques to avoid mold growth involve the use of sensitive tools to measure and record the temperature, humidity, and moisture content of both the structure and contents of the home or building.
Avoiding a mold problem is always our best advice, but sometimes because of water, you will end up need water and mold restoration services. If we observe mold, we respond appropriately, reporting our observations. When the extent of mold contamination is isolated and/or less than 10 square feet, expensive testing and protocols are generally not required. We can proceed and perform emergency water mitigation services, including remediation of the 10 square feet or less of mold. We will isolate the contaminated area and remove the mold, while protecting the surrounding areas from the possible spread of mold spores.
We’re Ready to Help
• Remove water from affected areas of the home
• Dry structure from water damage in home
• Dry sources of water contributing to mold growth
• Coordinate repair and reconstruction areas of the structure
• Isolating and containing mold with physical barriers and other techniques
• Clean and deodorize belongings as necessary
We work with all insurance companies for water and mold damages. Some damages are not covered, and we can help you through this process.