Recent Mold Remediation Posts

Does Your Marshfield Home Have A Mold Problem?

4/21/2020 (Permalink)

In Marshfield, mold can spread through a home in as little as 48 hours.

Some restoration businesses advertise “mold removal” and even guarantee to remove all mold, which is a fallacy. The fact is microscopic mold spores naturally occur almost everywhere, both outdoors and indoors. This makes it impossible to remove all mold from a home or business. Therefore, mold remediation reduces the mold spore count back to its natural or baseline level.

Consider the following mold facts:

  • Mold is present almost everywhere, indoors and outdoors.
  • Mold spores are microscopic and float along in the air and may enter your home through windows, doors, or AC/heating systems or even hitch a ride indoors on your clothing or a pet.
  • Mold spores thrive on moisture. Mold spores can quickly grow into colonies when exposed to water. These colonies may produce allergens and irritants.
  • Before mold remediation can begin, any sources of water or moisture must be addressed. Otherwise, the mold may return.
  • Mold often produces a strong, musty odor and can lead you to possible mold problem areas.
  • Even higher-than-normal indoor humidity can support mold growth. Keep indoor humidity below 45 percent.

If your home or business has a mold problem, we can inspect and assess your property and use our specialized training, equipment, and expertise to remediate your mold infestation.

If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – (781) 834-7707

Moisture and Mold, along the Coast

5/11/2017 (Permalink)

Spring is here and the windows are open letting the warm breeze fill your home. It’s certainly a relief to not worry about all of those Nor’Easter’s and slushy driveways. Don’t be caught off guard by moisture and mold problems in your coastal home. Mold is vigilant and sneaky and shouldn’t be remedied without professional help. Did you leave that window open and rain showers blew in? Maybe your teen has been spilling things on the carpet and not drying it properly? Mold can grow under your carpets (or under the bed) and go unnoticed for a month easily. Without proper cleaning and treatment, carpets and floors can suffer irreplaceable damage. SERVPRO professionals will get there quickly before more damage happens. We are nationally recognized as a leader in damage and disaster cleanup, and will do everything we can to help you keep your home at it’s finest.

That Creeping Line of Mold...

5/11/2017 (Permalink)

Nothing quite beats east coast living, except that creeping line of mold over there that, inevitably seems to keep coming back. You’ve scrubbed it with bleach or some other magic potion you use in your home to keep things fresh and tidy - but it keeps coming back. Mold in your home; floors, walls, basements and attics cannot just be sprayed with bleach like a shower stall. Don’t keep wasting your time and ruining your hard earned peace of mind with surface cleaning that doesn’t solve the problem. SERVPRO is the leader in mold remediation services in the country. Our local teams of professionals know the frustration of stubborn mold personally, we live here too. We will work swiftly, diligently and efficiently to get your home looking and feeling its finest. Enjoy the springtime in New England and leave the stinky worries to us!

Nose Blind?

1/19/2017 (Permalink)

If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – (781) 834-7707

Although this winter may seem like a dry one on the south shore, Winter is a wet season and one of the best times of year for mold to grow. Microscopic mold spores are in the air, indoors and outdoors. Mold reproduces and grows most easily near sources of water or in moist environments.

Living in a coastal community, we often become "nose blind" to moisture.

Being vigilant about keeping your home, garage and personal spaces dry and ventilated is the best and easiest thing you can do to protect your home, family and pets. Act quickly if water damage has occurred, dry the area thoroughly to prevent further damage and call a professional. Mold remediation disinfects and cleans your home, killing the spores and effectively preventing further damage.

Learn more about mold and what to do until help arrives by reviewing these mold damage tips.

If You See Signs of Mold, Call Us Today – (781) 834-7707

SERVPRO of Marshfield / Rockland is locally owned and operated—so we live and work here too and are proud to be part of the community. When you have a water or mold damage issue, we’re already nearby and ready to help.

Winter. Time on your hands.

1/5/2017 (Permalink)

Remember, every mold damage scenario is different, and requires a unique solution.

During the winter months we (unfortunately) have some extra time indoors to clean and organize our homes. Getting busy with those neglected areas like the attic or basement, is crucial to keeping your belongings protected from mold and damage.

Moisture that gets trapped in these spaces creates the perfect recipe for microscopic spores to accumulate and mold to grow. Be sure to check your roof and in corners for leaks, run a fan for ventilation and use a dehumidifier if you need to.

If you find mold or suspect that you may have a mold problem, stay out of the affected area and call SERVPRO of Marshfield/Rockland.

Remember, every mold damage scenario is different, and requires a unique solution, but the general mold remediation process stays the same.