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Why Getting Rid of Mold is Necessary

10/9/2017 (Permalink)

Mold restoration in Taunton, MA and in Mansfield, MA is efficient, effectively and professionally offered by SERVPRO of Taunton/Mansfield.

Why Getting Rid of Mold is Necessary

Getting rid of mold that grows in your house is compulsory as it may become a nuisance in terms of aesthetic appeal. Let’s face it, molds are ugly to look at! Their presence gives out the impression of you being a careless and negligent homeowner. Along with being a pet peeves for some, it may also be a health concern for certain residents. As a professional mold restoration service in Taunton, MA and Mansfield, MA, SERVPRO of Taunton/Mansfield specializes in restoring mold-damaged houses and offices. We understand and cater to mold damage of any magnitude, especially after floods and storms.

Why Molds Should Be Removed

Often than not, homeowners ignore molds for as long as possible. They only consider removing it once it is a visible botheration. Even then, only if it is visible on a more frequented area, surface, wall, ceiling, etc. Mold which is secretly plotting against you and your family behind your curtains, below bathtubs, under sink cabinets are left to thrive. It is a big eyesore for many as it ruins the outlook of the surface it grows on, be it a wall, ceiling, cabinet, furniture, etc. Would you want to have the elegance of your house or office ruined by a mold spot? We guess not! Homeowners need to be aware of the fact that mold may also cause health effects.

Who to Call for Removal

For mold growth that is specific in a small reachable area, there are many DIY methods in which you can completely eradicate them yourself without the help of professionals. However, it is advisable to treat the disease instead of just removing the symptoms. So, unless and until you locate the source and get rid of the root cause of mold, it will likely grow again when conditions are favorable. For molds that occupy more than 100 square feet, you should call it in and let the skilled removal crews handle it. Our water removal service in Taunton, MA (and Mansfield, MA) is equipped with the right machinery, expert crews and latest removal best practices to get rid of mold of any size and shape, and in any setting.

DIY Mold Preventions

The most common places where mold is likely to grow inside your homes are kitchens and bathrooms. Since molds thrive in moisture, these areas of moisture enable growth till it becomes an actual problem which needs to be removed.

Here are a few preventive measures you can adopt to avert mold growth within your property:

  • Inspect for leakages, even if minor, and fix them immediately
  • Don’t let water pool in or accumulate anywhere, especially near or on wood surfaces
  • Wipe clean your sinks, countertops, tubs, cabinets, showers, curtains, etc. to keep them moisture-free
  • Always utilize ventilation, exhaust fans or air-conditioning before, during and after kitchen or bathroom usage
  • Ensure that your kitchens and bathrooms are kept dry

By following these tips, you can make your spaces mold-free for longer durations.

If you have questions about mold restoration in Taunton, MA or mold removal in Mansfield, MA, contact us at (508) 824-0200.

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