Fixing Water-Damaged Hardwood Floors

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…

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How to Remove Mold Stains from Clothes and Fabric

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…

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Fire Department Operations – Q & A

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…

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Top Reasons Why You Should Make A Home Inventory Checklist

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…

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What Determines Good Water Damage Restoration

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…

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How to Prevent Mold Growth in the Laundry Room

The key to preventing mold in your laundry room is keeping it dry and clean. Since moisture and a food source (like dirt or cellulose) are the two ingredients of mold formation, keep them at a minimum. Wash your laundry…

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The Dangers of DIY Water Damage Restoration

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…

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Fire Damage Prevention

Fire is one of the most dangerous incidents that can happen in homes and businesses. Winter months often lead to spikes in fires due to mishandled heating methods. The heat is not the only culprit – inhalation of smoke, fumes,…

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Water Damage: Ways to Repair a Drywall

Water Damage: Ways to Repair a Drywall Leaks in plumbing and roofing, stormy weather or flooding can lead to water damage, which in turn can lead to mold. When you spot a water-stained wall, you need to address it as…

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How to Know if Mold Is in Your Walls

Mold often grows out of sight in wall cavities due to water problems like flooding or leaks. Before you know it, it creates a toxic environment in your home, compromising the indoor air. The good news is that even hidden…

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