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For 108 years, CertainTeed has been making building products that have helped millions of people throughout North American realize their dream of home ownership. And, when natural disasters strike, neighbor to neighbor, we’re right by your side. We stand ready and willing to help with the right products, people and building expertise to help you get back on your feet, to rebuild and to get back home.

 

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Tips For Rebuilding Following Hurricane Sandy
By: Lucas Hamilton

 

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Many of us in the Philadelphia area have been recuperating from Hurricane Sandy although we did not get hit as hard as our neighboring state, New Jersey. Some of our co-workers do have family members with shore homes so I have had a chance to look at the building codes and other guidelines for rebuilding in flood prone areas. I wanted to share some information about rebuilding and the things you need to keep in mind.

 

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If You Suspect Mold in a Building – Remember the Hindenburg!
By: Lucas Hamilton

 

wall with mold showing through

If you have had some moisture damage in your building and suspect or see that you have some mold, remember The Hindenburg!

 

Before you cut into the wall, compartmentalize and put the space under a negative pressure. The last thing you want to do in a building when you think you may have had a moisture issue and suspect that mold could be growing behind the wall is to disturb it and have the mold spores release into the air within the building.

 

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Excessive Wet Weather Can Lead to Mold
By: Lucas Hamilton

 

hard rain storm

The historic rain that the United States has endured in 2011 has increased moisture levels in places where moisture has never been a problem. I have heard from many people around the country who have never had water in their homes but have recently sustained water damage and are now concerned about potential mold.

 

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