Exterior mold from Sandy not covered
NEW YORK — Even after residents got rid of mold from Hurricane Sandy within their home, many weren’t aware that the problem wasn't gone, just growing in a different place, according to the Staten Island Advance.
Mold knows no boundaries and will grow wherever moisture has been trapped, which includes the exterior of a home, the article stated.
According to the article, what makes matters worse is that the $15 million mold remediation program made possible through programs like the American Red Cross, Robin Hood Foundation and Mayor's Fund partnership doesn't include a provision to remove mold from the outside of homes.
Volunteers who have been conducting mold remediation for homeowners say "the exterior mold issue is rampant in Sandy-affected communities," and that there are many homeowners, who don't know how to get rid of it, the article noted.
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