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Crawlspace Remediation in Castle Pines

This 5000 sq ft crawlspace had 4 to 5 inches of water due to a sprinkler line break. Our team extracted the water, dried the space out using air movers and dehumidication units. They then applied antimicrobials and installed a vapor barrier to prevent moisture from damaging the building. Antimicrobials are an important step to [...]

By | 2017-09-11T20:26:21+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Mold, video, Water|Comments Off on Crawlspace Remediation in Castle Pines

Fire Prevention Week 2016

Abbotts Fire & Flood is a proud supporter of Fire Prevention Week. As the old saying goes “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the notorious blaze in October 1871 that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more [...]

By | 2017-09-11T20:28:24+00:00 October 11th, 2016|Do it Yourself, Fire|Comments Off on Fire Prevention Week 2016

Flood Mitigation Castle Pines

Abbotts performed this dry down in Castle Pines, CO. The main water shut off broke resulting in the flooding of a crawl space. Abbotts setup a drying system including air movers and dehumidification units to mitigate the flood, dry out the space and prevent mold and mildew from forming.

By | 2016-10-19T15:04:49+00:00 October 6th, 2016|video, Water|Comments Off on Flood Mitigation Castle Pines

Pueblo West DryOut

A dishwasher failed in this Pueblo West home resulting in flooding on the main level and into the lower level basement. Our crews extracted the water then set up drying equipment in an effort to salvage hardwood floors and carpet. Some carpet was already destroyed along with drywall and ceilings. Crews tested for asbestos - [...]

By | 2017-09-11T20:32:46+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Residential, video, Water|Comments Off on Pueblo West DryOut

Mold Inspection in Basement Bedrooms

Mold inspection of basement bedrooms. Several months previous heavy rains filled the window well with water. The moisture created ideal circumstances for black mold growth on the carpet backing and tack strip (like dessert for mold spores due to cellulose content!)

By | 2017-09-11T20:41:11+00:00 September 20th, 2016|Mold, video|Comments Off on Mold Inspection in Basement Bedrooms

Meth Lab Cleanup Facts

What is methamphetamine or meth? These days, unfortunately, any housing authority manager or landlord knows what methamphetamine or meth is. The insidiously addictive nervous system stimulant is cheap, easy to make and, therefore, ubiquitous. It’s also a deadly epidemic, destroying lives and property wherever it shows up. Meth users systematically trade everything that matters to [...]

By | 2017-09-11T20:56:55+00:00 September 18th, 2016|Specialty|Comments Off on Meth Lab Cleanup Facts

Crime Scene Cleanup Qualifications

Scenes of trauma present unique challenges and are subject to numerous stringent regulations and standards. The unfortunate fact is that trauma scenes often result in biological contamination and must be treated as such. In order to safely and thoroughly restore a trauma scene, a company needs to be appropriately licensed and certified not only to [...]

By | 2017-09-11T20:59:09+00:00 September 18th, 2016|Specialty|Comments Off on Crime Scene Cleanup Qualifications