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Large building after a fire
The same way you would not expect a firefighter to come back to provide cleanup services, most employees do not expect their employer to directly restore a business following a fire-related emergency. Despite this, the primary business owner does...
Mask
Depending upon your role, you may or may not be attempting to continue work as usual during the current coronavirus climate. To be certain, this pandemic has revolutionized the way workplaces, employers and professionals live and work each day, with...
Danger Contains Asbestos Avoid Creating Dust
Depending who you're asking, asbestos can be defined a couple of ways. But one of the more popular ones includes its connotation as a hazardous substance: one which is both heat-resistant and commonly found in everyday materials such as brake...
Did you know that, despite common misconception, most homeowners insurance policies do not cover flood damage? While surprising, this is just one of the reasons that taking preventative measures to protect your home from a flood is so important...
Mold on white wall
Regardless of the season, you can probably think of at least one time where it was cool and damp on a summer day, or heavy and humid outside during autumn. These are precisely the types of reasons that make black mold removal and prevention top...
workers cleaning a large facility
There’s no denying that COVID-19 has drastically changed the lives of everyone in our country. Now, more than ever, it’s imperative that hospitals and other healthcare facilities are sanitized and safe for working medical professionals and incoming...
black water damage
The most dangerous type of water damage is category 3, or black water. Much more contaminated than category 2, black water is a potentially deadly form of water damage that is made up of far more contaminants and bacteria than category 2. On top of...
gray water drop
Suffering damage due to mildly contaminated, or gray, water is a difficult position to be in as a homeowner. In the event that you’re faced with category 2 water damage, it’s important to understand the effects that this type of water damage can...
water
When it comes to water damage and water damage restoration, it’s important to be aware of the classes of water damage, along with the categories of water contamination. These two factors will dictate how water damage is mitigated and how much can be...
assorted jar candles
An issue that has been plaguing homeowners for years, black soot mysteriously damaged and discolored walls and furniture. Only within the last 20 years has there been hard evidence supporting an actual cause for black soot deposition (BSD) inside...
Industrial asbestos caution sign
We’ve all heard the word “asbestos” before, but not many of us know about the history and danger behind it. Believe it or not, the use of asbestos dates all the way back to prehistoric times, although it didn’t become popular until the 18th and 19th...
Commercial Water Damage Restoration is a scientific and responsive process. Each commercial water damage project is fraught with shifting variables such as water source, building materials affected, type of business, category of water, and timeline...
Survive Large Loss
How to Survive Large Loss Large commercial property loss is a facility manager’s nightmare. The sudden occurrence of water damage from a burst pipe, the horror of a fire , the devastation from a hurricane cause your business and operations to cease...
Infection Control Business
Seasonal flu, MRSA, and isolated illnesses can make your business sick. A contagious, infectious disease affects employees and customers, wreaking havoc on production and reputation. Employee downtime due to illness brings a measurable decrease in...
Asbestos Abatement
What is Asbestos? Asbestos is a naturally occurring, fibrous mineral that was used as a building material between the 1950s and 1980s. Mined in countries such as Russia, Brazil, South Africa and China, asbestos fibers were woven into fabrics or...
Healthcare Solutions for Water Damage
What's the Red Tape of Healthcare Water Damage Restoration? Healthcare water damage restoration projects present a sticky, but necessary roll of red tape. After all, as doctors, nurses, quality assurance professionals, and facility managers, you...
Commercial Water Damage Restoration
Water Damage in Commercial Settings Water damage resulting from burst pipes, sprinklers, appliance failures, sewer back-ups, and plumbing supply lines will generate large volumes of water rapidly. Hundreds of gallons of water can affect a large...
Construction and renovation containment panels
We are proud to be the exclusive services provider for STARC Systems, the industry’s most innovative temporary containment system. The STARC System is aesthetically appealing and eliminates dust and debris from our restoration work, while exceeding...
Healthcare Water Damage Restoration
A heart-stopping moment happened in May 2019 when a busy medical practice experienced a flood of water from a second-floor plumbing malfunction. A broken toilet valve upstairs rained water throughout two stories of the building, which quickly soaked...
Summer storms are unpredictable and tend to target neighborhoods rather than entire counties. If you are unfortunate enough to be in the path, your business is vulnerable to fallen trees, hail damage, fire from lightning, wind damage, losing all or...
Magnifying glass over home
Mold is sneaky, and it might be lurking in your house in some unexpected places. Here are 10 of the most common spots that you may find mold hiding in your home. 1. Windows and Window Sills Mold grows where there’s moisture, and windows are a likely...