Smoke Damage Cleaning: How To Clean Soot

Fire Soot on Celling and Wall

Cleaning soot after a house fire can be a challenging task. It’s a critical phase in the smoke damage cleaning process, and one that needs to be performed quickly, yet carefully. Soot is a black, powdery substance made up of tiny, carbon-based particles. It occurs when the fire doesn’t completely burn its fuel source, leaving […]

When To Seek Help for Hoarding Cleanup

Hoarding is a behavior wherein a person collects and keeps objects that have no use to them. The person may choose to live without working utilities and appliances putting their personal health and safety at risk. Depending on the severity of the hoarding case, families or friends may choose to begin the hoarding cleanup process […]

What To Do When Your Basement Floods

Flooded Basement

Causes of a Flooded Basement Basement flooding can occur for several reasons, including broken water supply lines, hot water tank failure or aging plumbing.  In most cases, basement flooding is a result of heavy rainfall combined with improper yard drainage and no basement waterproofing.   Heavy rainfall can cause water to pool-up around your foundation. […]

Fire Safety during the Holidays

Holiday Safety Tips

During this, the most wonderful time of the year, holidays bring families and friends together for festive celebrations and bountiful feasts. Sadly, it is also the time of year when residential fires are much more common. So while you and your loved ones are decking the halls and making merry, keep an eye to fire […]

The Process of Mold Remediation

Mold Growing

We are often asked what the process of Mold Remediation is. As we mentioned in our previous article on the dangers of mold, the EPA highly recommends you hire a professional to deal with any mold problem larger than three square feet. Maybe you’ve sniffed out a funky portion of your basement or spotted visible […]

The Water Damage Restoration Process

Water Restoration Process

For anybody who experiences a flood, burst pipe, or a leaky roof, more often than not, the first question that comes to mind once the more immediate water problem is solved is “what now?” Facing down pools of standing water and rising humidity in your home, you only know you need to act fast before […]

The Dangerous Aftermath of a Meth Lab

Meth Lab

Hire an expert to clean up a Meth Lab Because the ingredients are relatively cheap and easy to find, meth labs are often discovered in homes, apartments, hotel and motel rooms, mobile homes, and even sheds. Signs that a residence may have housed a meth lab include a large amount of cold tablet blister packs, […]

The Importance of Proper Biohazard Cleanup

Proper Biohazard Cleanup

Proper Biohazard Cleanup When a loved one falls victim to a violent crime, traumatic accident, or sudden death, we are often tasked with the aftermath of cleaning up once the paramedics and police have left the scene. Left wondering where to start, we may be inclined to reach for a bucket and mop and a […]

Toxicity 3 Ways Toxic Chemicals Can Enter Your Body

Toxins in our environments

The Health Effects: How do you know when a substance is toxic to your health? Every day we deal with different kinds of toxins in our environment. We can’t always control exposure, but we can do our best to make sure the environments we work and live are not contributing to the problem.  Chemicals can […]