Mold Growth in New Philadelphia Ohio
Mold and Your Home
SERVPRO of S&E Stark County has been on many mold remediation jobs. Mold can be found both indoors and outdoors. Mold can enter your home through open doorways, windows, vents, and heating and air conditioning systems and will grow in places with a lot of moisture, such as around leaks in roofs, windows, or pipes, or where there has been flooding. You can find mold growing on many different surfaces on your walls such as wallpaper, paint, plaster and on ceiling tiles, wood products and paper products. It also can grow in dust, paints, wallpaper, insulation, drywall, carpet, fabric, and upholstery.
You Can Control Mold
Inside your home you can control mold growth by:
- Controlling humidity levels;
- Promptly fixing leaky roofs, windows, and pipes;
- Thoroughly cleaning and drying after flooding;
- Ventilating shower, laundry, and cooking areas.
Mold growth, which often looks like spots, can be many different colors, and can smell musty. If you can see or smell mold, a health risk may be present. No matter what type of mold is present, you should remove it. There are a variety of mold types and even getting a sample tested to see the type of mold it can be very costly. The best practice is to remove the mold and work to prevent future growth. If you find mold growing in your home or business, you need to clean up the mold and fix the moisture problem. Mold can be tricky to remediate, so calling the professionals is always the best option. Our crews are professional trained and certified. Call SERVPRO of S&E Stark County at 330-823-4088.