Water, Fire, & Mold Restoration Blog

The Basics of Mold for Property Managers

Types of mold can be found anywhere and they can grow on virtually any substance that is organic, as long as there is oxygen and moisture present. Certain types of mold can grow on paper, carpet, food, insulation, and even wood. When excessive amounts of moisture accumulate in buildings, or building materials, mold growth […]

By |May 4th, 2012|Mold|Comments Off

Silicon Valley Flood Damage

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Flood water damage is one of the most common types of damage that can happen in residential properties. Overflowing toilets and bathtubs, leaking pipes or even slab leaks are more common that you'd think.

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By |April 26th, 2012|Flood|Comments Off

Mold: Good, Bad or Indifferent

Mold. It’s been around since the beginning of time. It survived all the upheavals in the tectonic plates. It sat back and watched evolution take place. It outlived the dinosaurs. It will probably outlive us. It may even exist on other planets. But what is it? How does it get in a house? And, […]

By |October 24th, 2011|Mold|Comments Off

Mold Damage Repair

Mold is everywhere in the air. When it lands on a damp environment it can grow quickly and become a health hazard. Sometimes leaks can occur in a home or a commercial building and go unnoticed for a period of time. When that's the case, mold damage can grow out of control and release […]

By |September 1st, 2011|Mold|Comments Off

Water Damage and Restoration Rescue

When a pipe explodes in your home, you need to be rescued. When a toilet overflows and water spreads throughout your home, you need to be rescued. When sewage backs up in your home, you need to be rescued. No one plans on needing a water damage and restoration company, but it's always good to […]

By |August 31st, 2011|Fire, Flood, Green, Mold, Newsletter, Tricks and Tips|Comments Off

Green Ways to Clean Grout

Grout in your house typically is used to seal spaces between tiles. Grout is composed of sand, water, cement and color tint. Grout can become dirty easily and needs to be cleaned correctly. Most importantly, remember to reseal your grout every one to two years to protect your grout from becoming permanently dirty.

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By |August 31st, 2011|Green, Newsletter, Tricks and Tips|Comments Off

Quick Tips to Help Sell Your House

1. Paint! Paint! Paint! Do you love vivid colors that pop? Does your house have an array of paint colors that mimic the rainbow? When putting your house on the market, it's important that potential buyers can envision living in the house. What if your walls are purple and the people looking at the […]

By |August 22nd, 2011|Newsletter, Tricks and Tips|Comments Off

CA Law Mandates Carbon Monoxide Alarms in All Single Family Homes

As of July 1, 2011 all single-family homes with a fireplace, attached garage or fossil burning heater must install carbon monoxide alarms. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless gas that can kill if left undetected. It is produced by furnaces, fireplaces, heaters, some cooking devices, idling cars and some appliances. When used normally, appliances […]

By |August 22nd, 2011|Newsletter, Tricks and Tips|Comments Off

California Law Changes Meth Lab Remediation Guidelines

Meth Lab Remediation law AB1489 passed in 2009 has changed existing methamphetamine remediation standards. Prior to AB1489, the legislature enacted SB536 in 2005 which had very strict remediation standards. The previous standard SB536 did not allow a unit to be rented after the space was used as a meth lab prior to very exact remediation standards […]

By |August 21st, 2011|Newsletter|Comments Off

Water Damage is a Challenge

You don't want water damage to occur in your home. Water damage can spiral out of control if not managed appropriately. Water damage can be caused by a broken pipe, a sub-pump not working in the basement, a faucet left on while you're out of the house, irrigation leaks and anything that has to do with […]

By |August 15th, 2011|Flood, Newsletter, Tricks and Tips|Comments Off