Guide To Mold Cleanup

Guide To Mold Cleanup

  • Cleaning up can pose health risks after a flood. You and your family should wait until professionals tell you it is secure, with no structural , electrical or other hazards, before re-entering your home.
  • Contact your insurance company and take photos of the home and your belongings before you begin cleanup activities. Remember, the most significant step in preventing mold damage is to dry your home and remove water-damaged items.
  • Has your home been flooded? If so, and you have not been able to dry your home within 24-48 hours (including furniture and other items), you should assume that you have mold growth. On clothing, drywall, furniture, cardboard boxes, or books, you may see or smell mold, but it may also be hidden under or behind items like carpet, cushions, or walls. When you have mold , call the experts in mold remediation at Lilly’s Restoration.
  • The mold might look like spots. There might be a lot of different colors, and it might smell musty. If you see or smell mold call a technician at Lilly’s Restoration. The type of mold need not be known to you.
  • It is possible to remove mold small mold spots from hard surfaces with household products, soap and water, or a bleach solution in 1 gallon of water with no more than 1 cup of household laundry bleach. Large spots need to be inspected by a certified technician. Call an IICRC certified technician at Lilly’s remediation for your Mold issue.