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    Soooooo if there is mold on your insulation (in a basement) and you cover it with drywall, is that a big deal?! Not black mold but green spotty mold.

    Is it only harmful if disturbed?! Once it's drywalled, taped, and painted over.....is it all goood then?!

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    it will continue to grow and it will eventually seep through the drywall
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    Is there plastic between the insulation and drywall??

    I wouldnt chance it. Mold is a crazy beast!

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    Well there is plastic but I took it down. Its just a few spots from a flood we had last year when the water table got really high here. We took down the old drywall and are replacing it, so the problem itself is gone.....just curious if we should replace the insulation as well?! There isnt a lot jut a bit......

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    i would (replace the insulation)
    Last edited by Leigh; 11-04-2009 at 01:51 PM.

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    Can you pull out the affected insulation and leave the rest?
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    I would. I figure it would cost less to replace the insulation now than to have another problem later and have to do the drywall and insullation later.
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