Recent Mold Remediation Posts

Got Mold? SERVPRO of Carbon County and Pocono Pines can help!

5/26/2021 (Permalink)

Mold This is a house with mold on their wall.

When you see the first signs of any moisture or mold growth, call SERVPRO of Carbon County and Pocono Pines. 

Mold will grow in your house or business if there is a water source. A roof or plumbing leak is a common water source. Mold can cause issues to your home or business and it is crucial to address it as soon as possible. 

It is important to avoid the affected area, turn off the HVAC system or fans to eliminate spreading spores, and contact SERVPRO of Carbon County and Pocono Pines. 

Mold can also cause health effects.

SERVPRO of Carbon County and Pocono Pines has trained staff and specialized equipment to handle any mold problem. 

SERVPRO has 24/7 emergency service. If you have a mold problem, call us today at 570-732-9191!

Mold? We can help you!

4/14/2021 (Permalink)

Have you seen visible mold in your home? If you have you will not want to disturb it as you can inadvertently spread the mold. Disturbing mold can release microscopic mold spores, which can become airborne and circulate through the air in your home.

What to Do:
Stay out of affected areas.
Turn off the HVAC system and fans.
Contact SERVPRO of Carbon County & Pocono Pines 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.

SERVPRO of Carbon County & Pocono Pines specializes in mold cleanup and restoration, in fact, it’s a cornerstone of our business. Our crews are highly trained restoration professionals that use specialized equipment and techniques to properly remediate your mold problem quickly and safely.

If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – 570-732-9191!

How does SERVPRO of Carbon County and Pocono Pines remove mold?

2/23/2021 (Permalink)

Example of mold on wall and furniture This is a example of mold on a wall and furniture.

What is mold? Mold is a fungus that can cause property damage and health effects. It is typically a distinct smell. 

One thing you should know about mold is, it thrives on moisture. In fact mold spores will rapidly grow into colonies when they are exposed to water. Another factor is the humidity in the air. It is important to keep your humidity levels below 45% to avoid mold growth. 

Our team is trained to handle any mold job as every mold damage is different and requires a unique solution. 

Step 1: Call us at 570-732-9191 to set up an appointment. 

Step 2: Our team will carefully inspect your property with equipment to determine the mold source.

Step 3: We will create a containment to prevent the mold from spreading to other unaffected areas. 

Step 4: We use filtration equipment to remove mold spores from the air. This is typically done by using air scrubbers. 

Step 5: Next, we perform antifungal/antimicrobial treatments and remove mold-infested porous materials, such as drywall and carpeting. 

Step 6: We will clean your furniture, decorative items, curtains, clothing and other items affected by mold. At SERVPRO, our team is trained to remove odors and deodorize with our specialized equipment. 

Step 7: The final step is restoration. In this step, any drywall, subfloors or other building supplies might be replaced. 

Need our help? Call us today!