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What Could Mold in the Closet of Your Largo Home Mean?

1/7/2022 (Permalink)

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Addressing Mold Damage as you Discover it in Your Largo Property is Crucial. 

With such a confined space as a closet in your home, mold and microbial threats could quickly impact many items in the immediate area. Active colonization could indicate several possible threats to your house or underlying issues that you might want to consider. 

Underlying Water Damage 

Wet and moist conditions are a catalyst for effects that require mold damage remediation in Largo homes. When you see spotting on areas like the drywall or other structural elements, humidity and moisture have likely been long-standing enough to facilitate ideal colony growth and spread conditions. Addressing mold damage means also identifying the cause of moisture concerns in the process. 

Effects on Drywall and Structure

Remediation targets hosting materials that can be salvaged with deep cleaning approaches and mold removal tactics. For construction elements like drywall, it is unlikely that our professionals will have the appropriate environmental conditions or state of the sheetrock to protect this surface material. Controlled demolition is a last resort approach but a definitive answer to preventing the further spread of active colonies. 

Contents and Fabric Damage 

Storage areas like the closet are home to many types of contents and varying materials. Organic matter is food for mold colonies, so products like cardboard boxes storing next season's wardrobe or keepsakes become a vulnerable point for additional colonization. With clothes and loose contents, we have a few needed actions to prevent greater damage to affected belongings, such as:

  • Relocation
  • Soft Material Cleaning
  • Deodorization

Mold does not typically begin as a widespread and threatening situation for area homes and businesses. Small areas are usually impacted first, and the problem spreads. Our SERVPRO of Largo team can help remediate mold damage before it overwhelms a household. Call us at (727) 586-0060.

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