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Mold, while unsightly, can lead to ongoing issues, from respiratory distress to property damage. You need to: 

What Is Mold?

Mold is a fungus that reproduces by expelling microscopic spores into the environment. While mold is most readily identified by sight, high concentrations can also give off a musty or mildewy smell. When these spores land in a damp environment, they grow and spread and can potentially cause rot.

Some molds thrive in home environments where moisture is common, such as: 

What Will You Do When You Have Mold in Your Home?

If the mold infestation is persistent in your home, then it’s high time to hire a mold remediation expert from ServiceMaster by Disaster Relief.

ServiceMaster by Disaster Relief offers: 

Mold Remediation Process

Regardless of the cause, our experts provide a comprehensive mold remediation process to help eliminate the problem by:

Types of Mold and How to Recognize Them

Mold comes in many different forms; in fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are probably tens of thousands of types of molds, if not more. Molds play an important role in breaking down leaves, plants, and trees. Mold can break down natural materials, like wood and leaves, which can damage the structure of your home. Everyone has an aversion to that.

Here are a few types of mold that you might commonly encounter in various areas of your home:

1. Alternaria

Alternaria Mold Damage

2. Aspergillus

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3. Aureobasidium

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4. Chaetomium


5. Cladosporium

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6. Fusarium

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Can I remove mold?

More serious mold problems are best handled by professional mold remediation specialists. Visible mold can be an indication of more extensive mold problems that might have permeated your drywall, insulation, subflooring, studs, ceilings, and other hidden areas, so it may be crucial to call a professional to ensure the growth is properly handled. The important thing is to handle an issue promptly to help mitigate the nature of the problem.

Call The Experts If You Have Mold In Your Home

Mold remediation professionals from ServiceMaster by Disaster Relief know the best way to deal with your mold problem and have specialized equipment and mold killers to get the job done. They can perform the necessary work quickly and efficiently, making your home safe as soon as possible. Not all mold problems are visible. Mold remediation professionals have the knowledge and experience to be thorough. Call us at (813) 295-7797.