A wet basement can lead to black mold in Pohatcong Township, NJ
The Township of Pohatcong has many a wet basement and is located in Warren County, N.J. and is part of the Lehigh Valley. The Township covers 13.7 square miles and has 3,339 residents (U.S. Census 2010).
Three areas part of the Township include: Shimer, Parkside and Huntington.
In 1881 Pohatcong Township was incorporated by an Act of the N.J. Legislature.
The word Pohatcong is believed to be a Lenape word meaning “stream between split hills”.
A wet basement and cardboard boxes equals black mold
- Black mold is a fungus that is known to grow rapidly on water soaked building materials like drywall and cardboard.
- A wet basement with little or no ventilation provide perfect growing conditions for black mold.
- 10% of black mold you can see… 90% of black mold is microscopic and are too small to see; yet these invisible particles are a serious health concern.
A French drain is the best choice for wet basement waterproofing
The French drain basement waterproofing system is designed to prevent water from flooding your basement. It is installed inside the basement, below the floor, around the perimeter. This French Drain controls the water, delivers it to the sump pump(s), and discharges it out of the house.