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Dry but periodic flooding = periodic mold


My garden level apartment floods every time we get rain for an extended period or heavily. It comes up through the foundation. I keep my apartment as dry as possible – to the point where my skin is very dry. I do everything possible – to the point where I stay home waiting with my shop vac and mop if I know a rainstorm or major snowmelt is coming. I clean things up as the water comes in. But a few times a year, I still get sick and smell mold. What can I do (other than move, because I’m stuck here) to make it less bad? Landlord already ripped up some laminate so I have all tile now thankfully. Any suggestions have to be safe around a cat.

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Asked on December 13, 2018 6:50 pm
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Excess moisture, flooding, and standing water add to the growth of mold in homes and structures. Exposure to mold inside can cause an assortment of health issues including hypersensitive responses of various forms.

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Answered on December 29, 2018 4:42 am

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