First Comes Flooding, Then Comes Mold

With all the major flooding our region has been experiencing lately, it is important to be aware of how to remove mold, as mold can become a concern when dealing with flood water within a home. Although mold is everywhere and part of our natural environment, it becomes an issue when it starts growing indoors since that can impact indoor air quality.

Here the Center For Disease Controls offers a guide to mold cleanup for homeowners and renters. It covers the basics on how mold can affect your health and how to remove mold on your own.

Did you know that the best way to control mold growth is to control moisture? The United States Environmental Protection Agency offers guidance and resources on the topic here.

Our third helpful link comes from Cleanfax and discusses the five steps a mold-removal specialist will take when conducting mold remediation. It is important to have a certified professional handle the job since mold remediation can be a potentially hazardous process.

View our Mold Fact Sheet to quickly learn when you should become concerned about mold growth and how you can prevent a mold problem. If you have any questions or concerns, never hesitate to reach out to BFW.