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Black Mold? Watch Out!

10/9/2019 (Permalink)

The following information was adapted from SERVPRO's corporate website:

Stachybotrys chartarum is the type of mold often called “black mold” or “toxic mold”. Sensational news reports warn about the dangers of black mold and these stories can be alarming and confusing. Any mold in your home should be treated with caution – stay out of affected areas and don’t touch or disturb the mold.

But how do I tell if it is Black Mold?

Since many types of mold can produce allergens and irritants, you should contact a qualified mold remediation company regardless of the color or type of mold. In many instances, multiple types of mold can exist in the same house or structure.

If you suspect that you have a mold problem, contact a Philadelphia Area SERVPRO Professional immediately. Click here to find a SERVPRO Franchise.

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