It has been one month since Louisiana experienced one of the worst natural disasters in the United States since Hurricane Sandy in 2012. According to Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards, the flood caused roughly $8.7 billion in damage and 13 deaths, displaced an estimated 11,000 people, and resulted in catastrophic flooding that submerged thousands of homes and businesses in southern Louisiana.
For businesses, mold doesn’t just have the ability to damage property. It can also cause adverse health issues in your employees and customers, which can create liability issues for your business. There are many causes of mold, although mold is typically the result of excessive moisture that is left untouched. Mold thrives in humid, warm, and moisture-rich areas; in fact, wet and porous building materials, humidity above 60%, and constant moderate to warm temperatures encourage mold growth indoors.