Homeowner property insurance policies range in specific coverage from insurer to insurer. As with any contract, it’s important to read your policy carefully. The language of your property policy and the cause(s) of any household mold infestation determine whether the damage is covered or not.
It’s been said that the best way to spot mold is to simply follow your nose. Some people are more sensitive to mold and they can detect the presence of mold simply by walking into a room. They may react to the smell of mold with an immediate allergic reaction.
Mold assessment and mold remediation are the two techniques that are used to deal with mold infestation in a home, office or commercial building. They are two halves of the same process.
According to the Environment Protection Agency, the indoor air quality (IAQ) of an average home can be up to 100 times worse than outdoor air quality.
Both mildew and black mold have similar properties, but they are very different. For example, both black mold and mildew thrive in wet environments and can grow on most surfaces. Both are a type of fungus and thrive in cool and damp areas.
With children and teachers returning to school this September. Hot, muggy and rainy weather can help create a buildup of moisture in buildings. There are many recent instances where the topic of mold and school building mold remediation has become an important topic of parents and school boards.