First – you should obtain a mold inspection or moisture assessement to determine the extent of the moisture problem or the amount of mold and its location.
We can help determine the extent of the problem and suggest possible remedies.
Molds require three things to survive: a food source, such as building materials, moisture from an event or chronic condition and air. Most molds also have an optimal temperature requirement to grow.
Anywhere there is moisture, condensation or poor ventilation, usually in basements, attics, kitchens and crawl spaces.
Any water event must first be stopped, then the area and components dried out as soon as possible: 24-48 hours.
Yes, the more photos (with date stamp) the better, especially if you will be submitting an insurance claim. Call your insurance agent promptly and know what your policy covers.