Sewage backup in basement in Highlands Ranch, CO

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 other areas of [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Residential, Specialty, video, Water|Comments Off on Sewage backup in basement in Highlands Ranch, CO

10 Tips to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Winter has stormed into Denver and most of Colorado, bringing snow, ice and plummeting temperatures that can wreak havoc on plumbing. A ruptured water line can cause extensive, costly damage and disrupt your life or business. Worse, floodwater can pose numerous safety and health risks, ranging from electric shock to illness from waterborne pathogens [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Do it Yourself, Water|0 Comments

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!

By | November 21st, 2016|Mold, video, Water|Comments Off on Moisture Meter Inspection

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 [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|Mold, video, Water|Comments Off on Clogged gutters results in mold

Winterization Checklist: Avoid Costly Water Damage

Winterization Checklist: Avoid Costly Water Damage The Denver Metro Area continues to enjoy above average temperatures for October and November. These unseasonably warm temperatures can lead some homeowners to procrastinate their fall winterization. Unfortunately, La Nina is expected to visit colder temperatures upon the Denver area – much colder than last year – throughout December [...]

By | November 10th, 2016|Do it Yourself, Water|Comments Off on Winterization Checklist: Avoid Costly Water Damage

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 | October 12th, 2016|Mold, video, Water|Comments Off on Crawlspace Remediation in 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 | September 23rd, 2016|Residential, video, Water|Comments Off on Pueblo West DryOut