Recent Mold Remediation Posts

Safety Tips if you Suspect Mold in Your Home

12/8/2017 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation Safety Tips if you Suspect Mold in Your Home Be careful! Without proper training, you could be spreading mold throughout your home.

Follow These Mold Safety Tips If You Suspect Mold

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If you see visible mold, do not disturb it. You can inadvertently spread the mold infestation throughout your home. When mold is disturbed, the mold can release microscopic mold spores which become airborne and can circulate inside your home.

What to Do:

  • Stay out of affected areas.
  • Turn off the HVAC system and fans.
  • Contact SERVPRO of Glen Cove / Jericho 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.

About Our Mold Remediation Services

SERVPRO of Glen Cove / Jericho 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 – (516) 671-1919

This is what happens when water damage is ignored.

12/6/2017 (Permalink)

Mold Remediation This is what happens when water damage is ignored. Small water damage turns into a mold disaster.

In the basement of this home is Glen Cove, NY, the home owners experienced water intrusion from heavy rains about 6 months prior. The home owner neglected to take the necessary steps at the time to mitigate the water damage. Now they called SERVPRO of Glen Cove / Jericho to assess the damage!

The lesson here is that any amount of water intrusion on your home should be handled with a sense of urgency. It is never going to get better on its own, and in most cases like this situation it has become a big problem.  

The next time your home experiences water intrusion or water damage of any kind, give us a call as soon as possible and allow us to assess the damage and come up with a scope of work to mitigate water.