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After a Flood: Limit Mold in Your Business in 4 Easy Steps

Flooding remains as the most common natural disaster in the United States. Without a quick response, major problems can develop quickly. A water-damaged commercial facility can support mold growth in as little as 24 to 48 hours, placing your equipment, furniture and building at risk. In addition, exposure to moldy environments is detrimental to human health, especially to people with existing respiratory conditions or a compromised immune system, as reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Mold growth in your commercial facility can have serious implications. The experts at ServiceMaster by Reed has compiled some tips on how to limit mold in your business after a flood.

What Items are Susceptible to Mold Growth?

Many items in your business are more prone to developing mold after a flood than other materials. These include:

How to Prevent Mold After a Flood

Totally eliminating all mold spores from your facility may not be possible, but there are several steps you can take to limit mold development.

Water removal and complete drying of all areas

Disposal of mold-infested items

Limiting moisture and humidity

Calling a restoration company

Contact a Mold Remediation Professional Today

For a fast response to your mold emergency, ServiceMaster by Reed is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at (954) 799-4420. We service commercial properties in Hollywood, Florida and surrounding areas and counties.

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You may also connect with us online to schedule an appointment, or email us at smreedoffice1@aol.com. Our office is located in 1210 Stirling Rd. Unit # 8A Dania Beach, FL 33004.

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