effects of mold and mildew on your health

The Effects of Mold and Mildew on your Health

Mold and mildew are both fungi that grow in and from moist areas. Both types of fungi damage the surfaces they grow on by spreading seeds or spores. Once airborne, these spores can be inhaled or come into contact with your skin causing both minor and serious symptoms in people.  The effects of mold and […]

restoring water damaged antique furniture

Restoring Water Damaged Antique Furniture

Flooding has become the most prevalent natural disaster in the United States. It’s difficult to comprehend the notion that all 50 states experienced a flood or flash flood in over the years spanning between 2011 and 2017, but it happened. In fact, if you live in an area with a high risk of flooding, your […]

can water damaged wood be saved

Can Water Damaged Wood be Saved?

Water has firmly established itself as arch-enemy when it comes to wooden objects. An organic material, wood is only able to resist the damaging effects of water for a short time. There are occasions where water damage can’t be avoided. You’re lying on the beach and soaking up the sun while on a family holiday, […]

Mold and Mildew Prevention

Mold and Mildew Prevention In Your Bathroom This Winter

Turning the heater on (and up) can be a necessity for those of us living in a colder climate during the winter months. Many might not realize flipping that although the switch will definitely warm you up, it can also help create the perfect environment for mildew and mold during wintertime. Not only are these […]

can you winterize your sprinklers

Can You Winterize Your Sprinklers?

Did you know that you can winterize your sprinklers? Winterization is a vital step in the maintenance of a properly running lawn sprinkler system. If you live in an area where the ground freezes during wintertime, you need to consider winterizing your sprinkler system in order to keep remaining water from freezing and causing damage […]

preventing electric blanket fires

Preventing Electric Blanket Fires

When the cold winter air beings to mount its offensive onslaught, one of the best defensive maneuvers you can possibly mount is to plug in that trusty, old electric blanket. They are practically unrivaled when it comes to warmth, comfort, and efficiency. Typically much more affordable than warming your entire room or home, the electric […]

electric blankets a fire hazard

Why are Electric Blankets a Fire Hazard?

Nothing says warm and cozy quite like an electric blanket on a cold, frigid night. Some use them as an extra layer of heat during the winter months. Others have looked to electric blankets as a highly efficient heat source in lieu of turning the thermostat up or flipping the switch on that electric space […]

How to Choose a Space Heater

Space heater sales begin to pick once the temperatures outside begin to drop. If you’re searching for a way to reduce that energy bill while eating a specific area of your home, there is no better choice than a space heater. Knowing how to choose a space heater will save you time and energy. Here […]

How to Find Water Damage and Mold in a New Home

We’ve talked to too many people who bought a house and moved in only to find that their home was infested with mold. Unfortunately, this happens to a lot of people. Without first knowing how to find water damage, it is hard to look for signs of potential mold in your home. However, millions of […]

How to Remove Smoke Damage

Smoke damage removal is a burdensome yet essential part of the fire damage restoration process. When left untreated, smoke damage and soot can pose an enormous threat to you and your family. Unfortunately, a fire can leave soot all over the walls, floors, furniture, clothing and other items in your home. However, it is highly important […]