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Hidden Secondary Water Damage

9/2/2022 (Permalink)

Some customers think they can handle their water mitigation themselves. They soon find out why you should always call us at SERVPRO of Suffolk/Smithfield/Franklin just to be sure. One customer started to notice a musty smell in the area where the water damage had occurred about two weeks ago.

They called us out to take a look and we found high readings with our moisture meters on the baseboards and walls of the affected area. We removed the baseboard due to the high readings and discovered mold on the baseboards and the wall behind it. With the approval of the homeowner, we performed mold remediation to clean the mold and high levels of spores in the air. We use specialized equipment and an antimicrobial agent along with certified technicians to perform this remediation.

Hopefully, you will never have water damage, but if you do, don’t think it’s too small to call in the professionals to take a look at it. You would not want to end up with a mold issue like this that is easily prevented just by having us come take a look at the water damage as soon as possible. 

SERVPRO of Suffolk/Smithfield/Franklin is here to help. Please call us today at 757-934-8404!

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