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What to do When You Have Mold

4/11/2017 (Permalink)

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 University Place/Lakewood West has the training, protective gear, and specialized equipment necessary to handle your mold problem. 

If you have a mold problem in your home or business, consider these DOs and DON'Ts until help arrives.


  • Stay out of affected areas

  • Turn off the HVAC system and fans

  • Contact SERVPRO of University Place/Lakewood West for mold remediation services


  • Touch or disturb the mold

  • Blow air across any surfaces with visible or suspected mold growth

  • Attempt to dry the area yourself

  • Spray bleach or other disinfectants on the mold

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