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What makes a great Denver Restoration Company? After a fire, flood, or other emergency in your home or business, you want and need to get help as quickly as possible. However, it can be overwhelming deciding which professional restoration provider in Denver to choose. You may feel pulled in many directions, with your insurance company…

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Home Biohazard Cleanup

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The Importance of Cleaning up Biohazards in Your Home Everyone has cleaned up a biohazard at some point. If you have ever had a bloody nose that dripped on the bathroom floor or your pet vomited on the rug, you have technically had experience with the cleanup of biohazardous materials. The problem, of course, comes…

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Sewage Backup Guide

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What to Do After Your Sewage Backs Up A backed-up sewer is something every homeowner dreads. Beyond the disgusting odor and mess, raw sewage overflow is incredibly hazardous to your health, and proper cleanup is necessary in order to ensure contaminants don’t remain in your home and on your belongings, just waiting to get members…

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Damaged Belongings: Repair or Replace?

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When to Restore vs. Replace Belongings After a fire or flood, you will have to make a lot of decisions about your property and possessions very quickly. Time is of the essence, as damage from both water and smoke/ash gets worse very quickly, so you will need to be prepared to decide whether to opt…

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Tree Roots and Sewer Lines: Enemies ‘Til the End

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Tree Roots and Sewer Lines: Enemies ‘Til the End We don’t want to give trees a hard time. We really don’t. After all, trees not only give us life via their oxygen-producing properties, but they also make our yards and streets look pretty. But… we really gotta talk about what their roots are doing to…

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Toilet Overflow Cleanup: Don’t Panic, and Clean It Up!

Toilet Overflow Cleanup: Don’t Panic, and Clean It Up! Anyone who has ever experienced an overflowing toilet, which probably includes every single person reading this right now, certainly understands the importance of proper cleanup. After you’ve said your fair share of “Oh God!” and “Gross!”, you need to take action right away so as to avoid water…

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Sewer Lines: Why They Get Backed Up and What You Can Do About It

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Sewer Lines: Why They Get Backed Up and What You Can Do About It Few words strike as much fear into the hearts of Colorado homeowners as “sewer line backup.” While we absolutely love our sewer lines when they’re working properly and doing what they’re supposed to do, a sewer line backup can create stressful,…

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Flush These Things and You’re Risking Sewer Backup

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Flush These Things and You’re Risking Sewer Backup Repeat after us: a toilet is NOT a waste disposal system. Throughout the years, we’ve done restoration work in homes where folks had flushed everything from wads of paper towels to children’s toys and even cellphones. Although it’s tempting for kids – and adults – to send…

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Sewage backup in basement in Highlands Ranch, CO

Sewage Backup Do’s and Don’ts Sewage backup tops the list ‘Homeowner Horrors’.  The smell is just the beginning – a disgusting reminder of the bacteria, viruses, parasites and hazardous waste that has invaded your home. Even in small amounts, sewage can pose health hazards. If not quickly cleaned and sanitized, these hazards can spread to…

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Sewage Cleanup Dos and Don’ts

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Sewage Cleanup Dos and Don’ts This video reviews a residential Category 3 sewage loss and explains some sewage cleanup dos and don’ts. Category 3 water damage is water that is highly contaminated and could cause death or serious illness if consumed by humans. This includes sewage, flood waters from rivers and streams and ground surface…

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