Mold Damage Emergency Tips

What you can do until help arrives

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Mold Remediation Made Easy with SERVPRO®

Mold growth is a rapid health and property hazard, often appearing within 48 hours of water damage. At SERVPRO of Federal Way, we're well-prepared with the right training, protective gear, and specialized equipment to tackle mold problems effectively.


  • Mold can escalate within 48-72 hours.
  • It poses higher risks to vulnerable groups.
  • Musty odors may indicate hidden mold.

Here's what to do:

  • Stay out of affected areas.
  • Turn off HVAC systems and fans.
  • Contact SERVPRO of Federal Way for professional mold remediation.

And here's what not to do:

  • Avoid touching or disturbing mold.
  • Don't blow air over moldy surfaces.
  • Leave the drying to the pros.
  • Skip bleach or disinfectants.

Rely on SERVPRO for expert mold remediation. Proudly serving Federal Way, Des Moines, Woodmont Beach, Zenith, Star Lake, Redondo, Lakota, Kitts Corner, and Twin Lakes.

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If you have a mold problem in your home or business, consider the following facts:

  • Significant mold growth can occur in 48-72 hours.
  • Mold may present a greater risk to children, the elderly, and anyone with respiratory problems.
  • A strong, musty odor may indicate hidden mold behind drywall or under carpeting.

What to Do:

  • Stay out of affected areas.
  • Turn off the HVAC system and fans.
  • Contact SERVPRO of Federal Way for mold remediation services.

What Not to Do:

  • Don’t touch or disturb the mold.
  • Don’t blow air across any surfaces with visible or suspected mold growth.
  • Don’t attempt to dry the area yourself.
  • Don’t spray bleach or other disinfectants on the mold.

Mold Remediation Services

If you suspect that your home or business has a mold problem, SERVPRO of Federal Way has the training, equipment, and expertise to handle the situation.

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We are proud to serve our local communities:

  • Federal Way
  • Des Moines
  • Woodmont Beach
  • Zenith
  • Star Lake
  • Redondo
  • Lakota
  • Kitts Corner
  • Twin Lakes