Can Home Owners Insurance cover mold growth?

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asked Aug 9, 2017 in Maintenance/Repairs by Anaria09 (270 points)
Can Home Owners Insurance cover mold?

I have mold growing on the walls in my bathroom and the drywall needs to be replaced?

Will home owners insurance cover this mold growth?

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answered Aug 9, 2017 by Lilly21 (22,350 points)
You'd have to check with your insurance agency to be sure. But most home owners insurance policies won't cover typical mold growth that comes from condensation in the house.

If it were from say a leaky roof then it might cover the mold growth. But they don't typically cover mold growth from the moisture in your bathroom.

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