Avoiding Mold Hazards in Your Water-damaged Home

Mold on wall extends above flood level because the moisture wicked up the drywall.           Wear an N-95 or better respirator to reduce your exposure to mold spores disturbed during cleanup. A water-damaged building requires special attention to avoid or correct a mold explosion. Molds produce spores spread easily through the air, and they form new […]

The importance of water damage restoration

Water damage restoration is one of the most rapidly growing and evolving industries in the country. What used to consist of a contractor setting up a few fans in a flooded basement has now become a bona-fide science, largely in part to the greater understanding we now have of the serious negative health repercussions that […]

What is water damage restoration?

Water damage restoration is the process of restoring a property back to pre-loss condition after sustaining any level of water damage. While there are currently no government regulations in the United States dictating procedures, two large certifying bodies, the IICRC and the RIA, do recommend standards of care. Most companies use the IICRC procedural standard, […]