When you find signs of water damage in your home or business, it’s important to act quickly before even more damage occurs. Wasting time tracking down resources and manpower gives rot and mold more time to ruin furnishings and building materials. That’s why it’s best to call a water damage restoration company that offers 24 hour, 7 day a week emergency services. Leaving cleanup to the professionals frees you and/or your staff to continue running your life or your business.
Last weekend, the DC metro area saw heavy rainfall from the unseasonal “Nor’easter” that led to flooding in many areas. In some locations, or entire neighborhoods, power outages were common and rising water levels closed access to main roads. Many residents were away on vacation or caught unaware of basement flooding until days later. Homeowners and property management are now left dealing with the aftermath of the torrential rains.
One of the problems with wallpaper is that it can easily hide any and all toxic molds that may be growing where we can’t see. Most wallpaper acts as a vapor barrier, trapping moisture behind it and in combination with the organic wallpaper paste, provides the perfect conditions for prolific toxic mold growth.