After the Storm: The Health Dangers of Black Mold in Your House

Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc throughout the state of Florida, and the devastation affected many people. The team at National Restoration Experts wishes to extend our sincere sympathy to anyone who was affected by the storm.

As with any home that sustains the effects of such a powerful act of nature, the result may be lasting damage to the home. A major storm can cause flood damage, leaks from torn roofs, and leaks from trees crashing through walls and other parts of the home. One of the ways that your home might have been impacted by the hurricane is with mold growth.

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Is Mold Damage Covered by Homeowners Insurance?

If you are dealing with the after-effects of a major hurricane, such as Irma, you could very well have a black mold removal problem, as well. Hurricane Irma caused major damage to numerous homes in Florida. The pros at National Restoration Experts (NRE) can help homeowners who are faced with some of the destruction that resulted from the recent storm. We are certified, licensed, and insured, and we have long-standing experience in such tasks as water damage restoration and mold remediation.

One problem that you may not be aware of is how quickly mold can manifest. The average length of time for mold to begin growing after a storm is between 24 and 48 hours. This means that if you sought shelter elsewhere and returned to a damaged home, mold could already be an issue.

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