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Floods, Molds and Rats

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By Dr. Harriet Burge EMLab P&K Chief Aerobiologist and Director of Scientific Advisory Board A flood may be as small as a broken pipe in the bathroom, a failed water heater, or an overflowing toilet. On the other hand, it may be massive with thousands of gallons of ground water, rain, and sewage entering a […]

Can Mold Be Safely Left Inside Walls?

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By Dr. Harriet Burge EMLab P&K Chief Aerobiologist and Director of Scientific Advisory Board This ends up being a question of relative risk, and a complicated one at that. First, in the ideal situation, all the mold growth would be removed, either by removal of the growth itself, or of the material supporting the growth. […]