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Have You Heard Of Orange Mold?

4/26/2022 (Permalink)

In the world in which we live, in nearly every room, mold spores are abundant, but microscopic. In any given room, at any given time, there can be a 500 to 700 spore count on average! Adverse side effects can be experienced if you're living with an abundance of mold colonies or mold spores. It's not uncommon to find mold at some level in a home. Most people are familiar with basic mold. However, orange mold colonies are one of the species that are less commonly known.

Let's take a look at some mold related issues that could potentially affect you, your family, and your home. We'll also look closely  at orange mold. Finally we'll tell you how to have mold removed and your property restored.

Orange Mold

Capable of growing in numerous places, one colorful mold colony is referred to as orange mold. Depending on where you find it, it's appearance can vary. Usually orange in color, the term orange mold,Fuligo Septica, is more likely to be yellow. Additionally, a grayish or pink color can be present with another mold known as Acremonium.

Where You Might Find Orange Mold

There are all sorts of places where you can find orange mold growing however, in your refrigerator/kitchen is a very common spot. Bread, diary products, and more commonly grow orange mold. It can spread to food in containers or on shelves, even if it's outside your fridge.

Mold can contaminate the water supply if your refrigerator serves water or makes it's own ice. To ensure your water is not contaminated, frequently check your refrigerator's water filter.  

Throw out and food that has been affected by orange mold immediately. It won't take long to spread through your home and the rest of your fridge.

Your attic is another place where orange mold can be found because damp wood is a good food source for it. Orange mold can readily grow and thrive in warm humid attics. 

Did You Find Orange Mold In Your Home Business?

If you discover orange mold or any other kind of mold in your home, don't hesitate to call in the professionals. You want your home, business, visitors, pets, and family members to be safe. The best way to do that is by having highly trained technicians remove the mold and refurbish the affected area.

Remember, before you start repairs, locate the source of the water damage that's causing the mold and have dealt with properly.

Need Orange Mold Remediation And Restoration? Contact the Pros at SERVPRO of Lower Manhattan/Financial District!

When you need mold remediation and restoration in your home or business, the smartest move to make is to contact the knowledgeable, experience professionals at SERVPRO. Our locally owned and operated company is a trusted leader in the industry of restoration and cleanup. One of the reasons is that we always use advanced cleaning and restoration equipment for our projects. Compared to others, We get faster to any size disaster!

Contact us today if you need help. We offer 24-hour emergency service.    

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