I found mold in the basement while demolishing walls,what do I do now

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Posted by: from Cornwall
3/3/2018 at 10:42:08 PM

We were demolishing original panelling in basement and found mold on drywall, does insurance cover it or are we on our own

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Date/Time3/4/2018 at 6:08:55 AM

Insurance doesn't cover mold ,

Or problems with the Building envelope .

Looks like your on your own

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Date/Time3/4/2018 at 6:11:01 AM

You need to find out what the cause of the mold is ,

Could be a crack if the foundation that you will need to repair ,

Or can be a problem with moisture running down from the walls .

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Date/Time3/4/2018 at 9:07:30 AM

Insurance normally doesnt cover mold, i would saw you are on your own.

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Date/Time3/4/2018 at 11:50:57 AM

We recommend that you review your policy in detail. Most insurers look upon mold as a maintenance issue that was not addressed in a timely fashion.


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Steve in Hamilton
Date/Time3/4/2018 at 12:32:58 PM

Unfortunately unless you had a flood insurance won't help you one bit. Do you require our assistance?

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