Mold Remediation in Malibu, CA
It is very common for insulation to grow mold after it has been saturated with water. The insulation acts like a sponge and absorbs the water and it is very hard to dry without the proper equipment. If the affected area is left to dry on its own it can easily grow mold. The mold grows quickly because the insulation holds onto all the water and is in a trapped area that does not get any air flow. Porous materials like the insulation will always hold onto the mold spores which is why we recommend removing it. The homeowner had no clue that their insulation was filed with mold since it was covered by their drywall.