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What Can I Do If I Find Mold in My San Ysidro Home?

11/29/2022 (Permalink)

A person discovers mold growing on a wall. We are trusted leaders in mold damage remediation services in San Diego.

Discovering mold growing in your home may indicate a water leak or hidden water damage. Our Otay Mesa and San Ysidro teams are trained and certified by the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) to mitigate and remediate mold problems quickly and efficiently. Here are some tips from our website for things you can do, and should not do while waiting for help to arrive:

Important Facts

  • Significant mold growth can occur in 48 to 72 hours
  • Mold may present a greater risk to children, the elderly, and anyone with respiratory problems
  • A strong, musty odor may indicate hidden mold behind drywall or under carpeting

What to Do

  • Stay out of affected areas
  • Turn off the HVAC system and fans
  • Contact our Otay Mesa and San Ysidro offices 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

Call Us Today!

When you need help with a mold problem in your San Ysidro home or commercial business, our Otay Mesa and San Ysidro team is Here to Help. ® Call us today at 619-439-2407.

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