The hurricane season is upon us. Heavy rains, damaging winds, high coastal waters, flooding — all can cause damage to your property, both indoors and outdoors. With that much water and humidity, you can bet mold will flourish. Mold is extremely hardy and can grow in temperatures between 40F and 100F. That means that after
The Atlantic hurricane season begins on June 1, and runs through November 30, but the peak period is in early fall: August through October. For the entire six-month season, which begins June 1, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says there’s a 70 percent chance of nine to 15 named storms (with top winds of 39 mph
Natural disasters such as hurricanes and tropical storms cause massive damage all around the world every year. Unfortunately, the damage does not stop when the water subsides. After the devastating hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the CDC reported 46% of homes had visible mold growth in them. Mold spores can grow as fast as 24 to 48 hours after exposure to water, so you must act quickly to protect your property.