Cleanup and Remediation
Homeowner’s and Renter’s Guide to Mold Cleanup After Disasters
Guide to Mold Cleanup After Disasters
Guidance from CDC, EPA, FEMA, HUD, and NIH on safe mold clean-up after a natural disaster
Replacing your flooring after a flood
If you are repairing your home or building after a flood or hurricane, to prevent mold growth you should be sure your foundation is dry before you replace the flooring.
Fact Sheet: Flood Cleanup – Avoiding Indoor Air Quality Problems[PDF – 42.6 KB]
Flooding in a home or building can affect long-term indoor air quality — advice for cleanup, repairs, and personal safety…more [PDF – 42.6 KB]
Population-Specific Recommendations for Protection From Exposure to Mold in Buildings Flooded After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita[PDF – 487 KB]
Recommendations for Protection for Exposure to Mold by exposure and risk factor.
A guide for building owners or managers if heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems are flooded.
Mold Prevention Strategies and Possible Health Effects in the Aftermath of Hurricanes and Major Floods
A 2006 report by the CDC Mold Work Group addressing public health concerns related to limiting exposure to mold and identifying, preventing, and managing mold-related health effects following any natural disasters or other occurrences that results in flooding or major water intrusion.
- Page last reviewed: October 24, 2017
- Page last updated: September 4, 2018
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