At SERVPRO of Wayne and South Lackawanna Counties, we receive more calls regarding "mold" in a basement than probably anything else. Mold is basements is a common problem especially in an area like Northeastern Pa. with many unfinished basements consisting of dirt floors.
Yet, it needs to be written that not all discoloration or musty smells are mold related. Certainly they could be, but the only definitive way of knowing is to conduct a air quality sample. SERVPRO of Wayne and South Lackawanna Counties can test your basement and provide you with a detailed report which will include the type of mold found (mold spore strains), levels present (spore count is important) and if need be a remediation plan.
Don't panic, mold is found everywhere. It's the types and spore levels which are important and an air quality sample will determine all of these things. Call SERVPRO of Wayne and South Lackawanna Counties and put your mind at ease.