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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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Moisture Meter Inspection

Moisture Meter Inspection Looking at the bathroom area where a backup occurred, the walls appear to be dry. The moisture meter inspection tells a different story.  Allowing moisture to remain in walls can result in rot and/or mold damage. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure!

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Lack of gutters results in mold damage

no gutters results in mold Abbotts Cleanup and Restoration Colorado

Lack of gutters results in mold damage The lack of gutters above two bedroom windows on the second floor resulted in mold seeping in from the outside. Air test confirms that mold is present even though it cannot be seen inside the home.

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Clogged gutters results in mold

Clogged gutters results in mold A free inspection and estimate for a homeowner that discovered mold when retrieving holiday decorations from the basement.  The mold resulted from a drainage issue on the outside of the home. They initially tried to clean the mold with bleach but soon realized that did not work and called for…

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Crawlspace Remediation in Castle Pines

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.

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Flood Mitigation Castle Pines

Flood Mitigation Castle Pines Abbotts Cleanup and Restoration Colorado

Flood Mitigation in 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.

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Mold Inspection in Basement Bedrooms

Mold Inspection in Basement Bedroom Abbotts Cleanup and Restoration Colorado

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!)

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