Month: July 2010

Lead Based Paint Remediation

Lead based paint remediation is a job for a professional company that is certified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. This certification ensures that the company is knowledgeable and competent in water, mold, and fire restoration when handling lead-based paint....

Mold in HVAC Ductwork

The presence of mold in a home or building can result in a significant indoor air quality problem. Any species of black mold poses a potential health threat to the building’s occupants. Many mold problems originate in the HVAC ductwork...

Allergies related to mold exposure

Chances are that you have encountered mold at one point in your life. From a leaky bathroom faucet to an old loaf of bread, mold can grow in many places. Unfortunately, allergies related to mold exposure are a serious problem...

Home Sick: Toxic Mold From Water Damage

Mold is a type of fungus that can only grow in moist conditions, and it is sure to form if the moisture content in a house is not controlled. The most common household molds are Cladosporium, Penicillium, Alternaria, and Aspergillus....

Carpets Must be Thoroughly Dried to Prevent Health Conditions

The importance of thoroughly drying carpets after water damage cannot be stressed enough. There are important steps to follow if the homeowner prefers do it yourself methods instead of hiring professionals. The homeowner must realize that interior fibers of the...

Why Soot Damage Needs to Be Removed

When your home has been damaged by fire the destruction does not end once the flames have been squelched. Smoke, soot and water can continue to deteriorate your walls, cabinets, roof and carpets. As a fire burns inside a house,...