Following hurricanes, flooding, and other disasters, many people simply accept the loss of books, papers and other sentimental paper items. Not everyone is aware of document recovery services, how it works, or they don’t understand what exactly can be saved. In some cases, in an attempt to save items, good intentions can cause further damage. Just because you see mold on a book, don’t throw it away. Why? Here are five frequently asked questions and Polygon’s answers regarding saving documents, books, documents, and other items.