Created: Wed, 31 Jul 2013 04:30:00 EST
Updated: Tue, 13 Aug 2013 03:23:46 EST
Mold removal experts in the Charlotte area say they can't keep up with the demand.
All of the recent flooding and high humidity has them booked solid. Certain types of mold can cause serious health issues, so if you're stuck waiting, here's what you can do. First, remove whatever is wet immediately and dry out the space. Experts tell us its important to keep the mold from spreading. Standing water is not the only thing you need to look out for. High humidity levels allow moisture to get into crawl spaces, insulation and air vents.