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Tips to avoid growth outbreak

7/5/2022 (Permalink)

The customer experience is at the heart of any successful restaurant business. One of the last things you want your customers to connect your business with is mold growth in your kitchen, yet it's a surprisingly prevalent problem in the dining industry. Follow these suggestions to avoid a mold outbreak in your local eatery.

Keep Mold in Mind When You're Buying, renovating, or working in your office.

  1. Consider Mold-prone Areas When Purchasing a Property or Remodeling Your restaurant business. Situations that are highly humid, such as restaurants, attract mold spores. In general, restaurant kitchens are high-humidity environments. Some parts of your kitchen,
  1. Take Care of Your Ventilation System

Maintaining a functioning, properly maintained ventilation system is critical to preventing mold growth in a restaurant kitchen. Your ventilation system circulates air throughout your kitchen and is your major method for lowering moisture levels and reducing humidity. The ventilation system is also responsible for either admitting or preventing dust, dirt, and pollutants from entering your kitchen, which might promote mold.

  1. Check the Humidity Levels

Humidity is a major cause of mold growth, therefore controlling your humidity levels is critical. Hygrometers, which measure humidity, are inexpensive and readily available. The goal should be a reading of 30-50 percent.

  1. Make sure your areas are clean

Keeping your restaurant's kitchen clean is the greatest way to avoid a mold infestation. Regularly clean busy and moist regions, as well as corners and hidden places where mold thrives. Keep an eye out for any indications of water damage. If you suspect there has been water damage, get it fixed right away before mold begins to grow.

Some of the most important aspects of running a restaurant are maintaining cleanliness and ensuring that the customer has a good experience. You want your customers to walk away from your establishment without having thoughts of mold, because it's an indication that you're not taking care of things. I want my restaurant to be successful and for that to happen, I need to maintain a high level of cleanliness.

In the event that you suspect mold - call to SERVPRO Wilson County Contact us 24/7 at (615) 449-5000 today for help!

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