SERVPRO Franchise Professionals handle water damages every day and know prompt action is required to prevent mold growth.
Mold is more likely to spread when an environment has been subject to moisture for a long period of time. If sustained a recent water damage, it is vital to remove excess water and dry the structure promptly. If there is an ongoing moister problem in the building, it is important to be alert for:
The presence of visible mold.
Strong musty odors which may indicate mold is present.
Any evidence of past moister problems that might have caused undetected mold growth.
These conditions may require the expertise of a qualified Indoor Air Quality/Environmental Professional to inspect the building for mold growth and water damage problems.