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How you can prevent mold from rotting your home

4/24/2020 (Permalink)

Mold can grow almost anywhere, and your home is no exception. Here a few simple tips to help protect your home and stop mold growth before it starts.

  • Monitor humidity indoors: The EPA recommends between 30-60% humidity indoors to bring the chances of mold growth to a minimum. 
  • Direct water away from the house: The ground around the home should be sloped away from the house to prevent water from leaking in. 
  • Improve air flow insideA fan of air condition can help keep the air circulating, reducing the chance of high humidity and lowers temperatures.
  • Fix leaks: Regularly check on plumbing and appliances to insure there are no leaks undetected. Also check roof and gutters to make sure they are not leaking as well. 

If you do find yourself with a mold problem, SERVPRO of Tacoma can clean up and repair your home with easy. For more information or if you discover mold, contact us at (253)-896-3000

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