600,000 books damaged by Mold

A grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will be applied to fix the damage to 600,000 books damaged by mold while books were in storage underground in Columbia, although 100,000 of those books will be lost. James Cogswell, Director of Libraries at the University of Missouri said there will…

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Kanawha County Elementary: Mold Removal

Mary Ingles Elementary in Kanawha County has mold issues and is scheduled for a mold clean-up to the tune of $155,000, which includes a new, non-leaking roof. The school has apparently had lots of water issues for a long time. Campbell’s Creek elementary children will be glad to see it…

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About Mold Removal

To remove mold, first you have to find ALL mold growth, including mold hidden inside walls, ceilings, floors, attics, basements, crawl spaces, and heating/cooling equipment and ducts, as well as mold hidden inside, beneath, and behind kitchen sink cabinets, bathroom vanity cabinets, carpeting and padding, dishwashers, washing machines, furniture, draperies,…

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Dear George, Rain soaked our office carpet badly.

Dear George, Rain soaked our office carpet badly. Management says there is no mold and are having the carpet cleaned. The smell for the last 48 hours has been HORRID. Should we be worried? t sounds as if you need a good dose of prevention. If there is no long…

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If mold is present, what’s the best way to get rid of it?

The answer depends on how much mold is present and where it is located. If the mold is on furnishings or boxes simply discard the materials. Moldy materials are not considered hazardous waste; they can be sent to a regular landfill. However, it is smart to seal the mold material…

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