What should you be asking your water restoration company?

Contrary to popular belief, you do not have to employ the restoration company that is suggested to you by your insurance company. Insurance companies have many agendas that may not be in your best interests, and trusting them without vetting the restoration company is a one way ticket to disaster. Here are some of the vital [...]

By | April 19th, 2016|Fire, Mold, Water|0 Comments

Melting Snow and Ice Means Water … and Odor

Most Coloradans know well enough the dangers of the rugged state’s seasonal changes. Winter brings snow and ice and the potential for frozen, broken pipes. Spring brings the thaw, which can turn to flooding when seasonal rains get heavy and join forces with the melting runoff. But it doesn’t take a disaster to create odors. [...]

By | March 15th, 2016|Mold, Water|0 Comments

Seasonal Allergies Are a Reminder of Mold Health Risks

Summertime ... and the Livin' Is Sneezy What, you ask, do respiratory allergic reactions to pollen have to do with mold? Good question. Here’s the connection. Hot, Dry = Pollen (and Mold Risk) Pollen that has dried out to its lightest, most wind-carry-able weight is lifted by warm, late summer winds and carried, well, everywhere. [...]

By | February 25th, 2016|Mold|0 Comments

Is Black Mold Toxic to Your Family?

Black mold, or stachybotrys chartarum, is often referred to as “toxic” black mold. That’s because it produces trichothecene mycotoxins. Mycotoxins are nasty poisons that can cause serious health problems and even death. Mycotoxins from fungi like black mold have been associated with health issues including:   Respiratory symptoms Circulatory symptoms Skin problems Reproductive system problems [...]

By | January 12th, 2016|Mold, Residential|0 Comments

Thermal Fogging & The Art Of Odor Control

Thermal fogging technology is yet another tool that can be used to restore your home or business after a fire, or to remediate odors from indoor tobacco use, pets, mold, fireplaces, meth lab cleanup and more. Thermal fogging is a unique process that is able to remove lingering odors, while also reducing the [...]

By | October 9th, 2015|Fire, Mold, Water|0 Comments

How Do I Know If I Have Mold In My Crawlspace

Mold can be a precarious threat to your home or business and its inhabitants. Known health risks associated with exposure to common strains of mold spores are: respiratory irritation and infections, skin or eye reactions, and neurological issues such as migraines, listlessness, and memory or attention problems. Of course, people with pre-existing conditions [...]

By | October 6th, 2015|Mold|0 Comments

Water Damage Tip #8 – Ventilate

Get Started on This Step Right Away This tip is crucial to minimizing your water damage and helping to recover quickly. Ventilation enables water to evaporate faster, which helps reduce the damage and prevent other issues, like mold infestation. We'll bring specialized equipment, including high-speed, high-capacity fans. But you can get started on this crucial [...]

By | September 23rd, 2015|Do it Yourself, Mold, Water|0 Comments

Water Damage Tip #5: Document Damage

This Step Is Critical Documenting your damage is of particular importance when you have flooding from weather or plumbing leaks, so important that we’ve broken this critical property protection step out of our blog post Water Damage? Follow These 10 Tips and expanded it.   Water Damage Tip #5 – Document Damage After carefully assessing [...]

By | July 13th, 2015|Do it Yourself, Insurance, Mold, Water|0 Comments