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OT - Mold/mildew prevention and removal

I live in an apartment (lowest level) and it's always moist inside. The sheets seem moist when i get into bed and the wet towels never seem to dry all the way. I was moving furnature around to do some deep cleaning and found a forest of mold growing on the back of a dresser and white spotches all over my luggage. I dowsed the back of the dresser with bleach spray and scrubbed it off but I don't know what to do with the luggage or how to prevent it all from coming back again. Does anyone have any suggestions?

Wed. Aug 22, 4:59pm

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Your landlord will need to contact their insurance company and have someone come out to mitigate the problem. Mold can be very hazerdous to your health so I would absolutely be staying elsewhere if I were you. It can cause asthma and serious respritory infections. It's a pretty serious issue so make sure to take care of the problem ASAP

Wednesday, August 22, 2007, 5:33 PM

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I agree with the above poster. Its serious. I know it sounds daunting, but consider moving.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007, 6:21 PM

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I would move ASAP - mold can cause some very serious long-term health effects. I would also notify whomever in your city is in charge of building codes, etc., so that they can come out and inspect for hazardous substances - it's not only a danger to you but the other tenants who live there. Good luck.

Wednesday, August 22, 2007, 9:25 PM

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