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Black Mold- Stachybotrys- New Bedford, MA 02745

1/15/2018 (Permalink)

If you find mold in your home or business SERVPRO of Dartmouth/New Bedford can help! Call us today (508)999-2380 for a free on-site estimate

Stachybotrys is more commonly referred to as 'Black Mold' here are some identifying characteristics 

Prone to indoor growth

Typically dark brown to black in color

Looks: slimy, sooty or like grayish white strands

Many other mold types can look similar

Needs moisture, nutrient source, temperature & time

Standing water or 90% or higher relative humidity for germination or growth to begin

However, growth can continue even if surface water dries and relative humidity drops to 70%

Thrives on natural materials (ceiling tiles, drywall, wallpaper, etc)

Tends to develop after 1 to 2 weeks vs 1 to 2 days with other molds.

If you find mold in your home or business SERVPRO of Dartmouth/New Bedford can help. Call us today (508)999-2380 for a free on-site estimate 

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