Breathing in mold can lead to symptoms including sinus infections and congestion, coughing and breathing problems, and irritation of the eyes or skin, the New York State Department of Health reported. And the Environmental Protection Agency reported that people who already have lung disease may also be in danger of developing mold infection in the lungs.Before mold takes its toll on your home after flooding, perform the necessary cleanup. However, make sure that your home insurance company is aware of any changes you will make so you won't have to spend more than your insurance coverage. Consider hiring a reliable Thousand Oaks water damage restoration company that knows exactly how to eliminate those fungi and stop them from regenerating. Doing the cleanup yourself may result in disaster and you might acquire diseases as you keep yourself exposed to the elements.