Mold Prevention Tips for Winter in Humid Climates

Mold is a natural substance that has the ability to grow anywhere, but where mold thrives the most is in humid environments. This is because humid climates are ideal for mold growth; they offer high temperatures and moisture, which are the two key needs for mold to form and take hold. When a mold problem occurs in […]

What Happens If You Don’t Clean Water Damage Right Away?

Water is essential to human lives, but when water damage occurs, it is a serious concern. Water damage can originate from groundwater, falling water, or home water system malfunction. It is wrong to think that water just dries up and goes away.  If the damage is not treated promptly, it can cause serious damage. Let’s […]

How To Put Out Electrical Fires At Home

Though Californians think of wildfires as the main threat to their homes, electrical outlet fires and fires caused by other electrical equipment actually burnt more acres than wildfires did in 2015. Plus, an electrical fire in the home is often a more immediate danger than a wildfire and may lead to panic. The first thing […]

Top Reasons Why You Should Make A Home Inventory Checklist

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You’ve worked hard to accumulate your belongings. Would you be able to remember all of your possessions if they were stolen or destroyed in a disaster? By taking the time to document your belongings before the unexpected happens, you can help ensure that you can fully recover afterward. Learn the biggest reasons why you should […]

Fire Department Operations – Q & A

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Q. Why are windows broken or holes cut in the roof? A. As a fire burns, it moves upward then outward. Breaking the windows and/or cutting holes in the roof (called ventilation) slows the damaging outward movement, helps remove blinding smoke that obscures the actual fire, and enables fire fighters to fight the fire more […]

How to Remove Mold Stains from Clothes and Fabric

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Damp clothes or fabrics can easily be infested with mold if they’re not dried in time. If you’re in this situation, there’s hope! You can still save your moldy garments if the mold has only left a few spots. Here are a few general tips to remove mold from clothes and fabric. Read the labels. […]

Fixing Water-Damaged Hardwood Floors

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Water and wood floors don’t mix. If you’ve got standing water on wood floors, you’ll need to act quickly to avoid further damage and dangerous mold and mildew growth. Wood floors are rarely the same after significant water damage, but you can reduce repair costs with a few simple steps and a little elbow grease. […]

What Determines Good Water Damage Restoration

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Finding a reliable water damage remediation company is not easy. This is truer if one does not know what determines good water damage restoration. Water damage restoration is not a laughing matter. This is why clients need to begin with finding a water damage restoration company that delivers reliable performance and professional results. However, what […]

The Dangers of DIY Water Damage Restoration

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The Dangers of DIY Water Damage Restoration In this age of Pinterest and DIY projects, it is easy to believe that we can put all types of matter into our hands. However, there are some things that should be handled by capable professionals. One project that you should not try to fix on your own […]

The Dangers of Mold Exposure

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There are over 100,000 species of mold, and all of them can be harmful. While not everyone is affected by mold at first, frequent exposure to mold may endanger your health in the long run. Mold exposure can cause over 30 health problems, including allergies, asthma, and other respiratory illnesses. Allergic Reactions While mold itself […]