Flooding can lead to toxic mold

Flooding and humidity can be a perfect recipe for toxic mold growth. Mold spores can develop in as little as 24-48 hours, and exposure can lead to potential health risks. As a general rule, if you have more than 10 square feet of mold, you may need to call a professional to assess the situation. […]

Toxic mold still lingers in Wisconsin

A Wisconsin flood victim has found toxic mold. For a year now Carol Burgess has been trying to pinpoint the health hazard in her home. Her symptoms grew worse over time, appearing at first to be allergies. Soon she developed a severe cough, and finally her health debilitated to a point that she […]

Florida flooding leads to toxic mold

Daytona Beach flood victims are facing toxic mold. Record rainfall caused Kottle Lake to expand into nearby homes. Waters have receded, but not without leaving behind the serious issue of mold. The excess moisture produced a breeding ground for toxic mold, which feeds off materials in homes.  Health problems associated with mold exposure […]

Alabama floods lead to toxic mold

Toxic mold is a growing concern in Montgomery homes. Flooding has lead to major mold problems where water moisture wasn’t handled properly. Cleaning companies are steady with phone calls from homeowners indicating they may have issues. If not handled correctly, mold can lead to serious health issues such as allergies, skin irritations and asthma attacks.

FEMA helping Georgia flood victims

FEMA advisors are in South Georgia assisting flood victims. Many households have been effected by toxic mold, and FEMA wants to make sure that homeowners are educated regarding the clean-up process. Advisors are encouraging repairs that prevent future weather damage, as well as fix the problem at hand. Homeowners armed with the right tools and […]

Georgians question FEMA on toxic mold removal

Georgia flood victims are concerned about toxic mold. Hundreds have applied for federal assistance, but many have questions about the qualifications. If your home sustained any damage at all, FEMA recommends applying for assistance. It can’t hurt, and could help lessen your financial burden.

Flooded Iowa homes tested for toxic mold

Toxic mold is a concern for Palo, Iowa residents. Flooded neighboring homes have been abandoned and are festering with mold and bacteria. Linn County Public Health is testing the air quality in some of these damaged homes, and also in homes rebuilt afterwards. The results will be part of a research study and a public […]

Flooded Atlanta homes filled with toxic mold

Toxic mold has taken over flooded homes in Dougherty County, Georgia. At least 33 property owners have extensive flood damage. Kenny Freeman has moved out of his home and has been camping in his front yard. Money is tight and the mold has gotten too bad. “There’s no way you could live in here, you […]

What to do in case of a flood

The following is a very informative article on what to do in case of a flood? Included are very good flood-related tips with the exception of cleaning mold with bleach. Bleach and mold make a toxic combination. While bleach may appear to temporarily remove mold from the surface, it does not remove allergens or other […]

Wisconsin residents concerned about toxic mold

Toxic mold is a concern for Rock County residents. Rock River has created some flooding concerns this past week, however, many people are still focused on the flooding that happened last summer. Residents are worried that toxic mold growth from abandoned homes will create a health hazard. The Rock County Health Department says believes as […]