Hurricane Sandy Causes Mold Risk for Flooded Areas
The New York State Department of Health is advising residents dealing with floods to be mindful of the presence of mold.
Under the right humidity and moisture conditions, mold can emerge and multiply rapidly in many areas of a structure, including ceiling tile, drywall, paper, or natural fiber carpet padding.
Mold can cause serious health problems and could damage a home.
Got Mold? has written extensively on this subject. If you know of someone who is dealing with floods, please share this information. One of our core goals is to educate. If this information can be of assistance, then we will have met our goal. The list of articles below should be reviewed before contacting your local Disaster Restoration Specialist and Insurance Agent.
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