When something that shouldnâ¤™t be wet gets wet, a typical reaction is to expose it to heat to dry it out. In case of water damage in Arcadia homes, this can lead homeowners to turn up their thermostats in an attempt to remove moisture from damp walls and flooded floors. Unfortunately, the resulting humidity encourages unwanted and potentially toxic house guests: mold and mildew. In addition, such DIY solutions to water damage can make matters worse instead of making them better, eventually resulting to long-term consequences. A piece from The New York Times emphasizes why homeowners should leave the situation to the experts.