Some Bronx residents battling mold infestation

Some Bronx residents are battling mold problems in their apartments. But there are ways to help prevent mold from growing.

Ventesa Hewitt has lived in three mold-infested apartments in the Bronx. Hewitt said the respiratory and skin problems she and her kids have suffered as a result of mold are overwhelming.

Experts say the best way to stop mold from growing in your home is to keep it dry. If one already has mold problems, experts say it is important to get the problem taken care of quickly. They recommend professional help for serious mold problems.

The experts tell News 12 The Bronx that if mold isn't removed properly, mold growth can spread.

Some mold problems are covered by some landlord or tenant insurance policies.

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