Tenant rights when dealing with mold

We have numerous of calls from tenants who have found some mold in their unit and want it removed. Some have great landlords who hire the right contractor to safely remove mold, but some have landlords who want to find the cheapest solution, and hire a handyman, painter or try and remove it themselves to save a dollar or two. Continue reading

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How Harmful is mold to my health?

The questions whether mold is harmful to pets as it is to humans is constantly asked. It is hard to say that mold is definitely harmful to pets. However, it does carry the same characteristics and results that it causes to humans. The signs of the symptoms can differ from animal to animal, which may make it more difficult to determine. Continue reading

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Canada’s Restoration Services London Ontario

Canada’s Restoration Services is pleased to announce our expansion into London Ontario as of February 1st 2014. The London location is strategically located to service the growing regional demand. Currently with five locations across Canada, serving the GTA, Ottawa, Montreal, Calgary and Edmonton, we are excited to open our sixth location. Continue reading

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I See Mold On My Window Beds, What Should I Do?

The Moment mold reproduction settles down within your home and spreads out to other areas like your window beds you can’t afford to do nothing about it. Now there are questions on your mind to consider. What do I do? Should I worry? Mold needs moisture to start developing and also digests anything it can grasp onto for their growing process. There are in fact molds which can develop and multiply on various materials like wood, carpet, sheet rock, paints, wallpaper, ceiling tiles, and padding. As soon as extra humidity or fluid accumulates inside your house starting from a leaky roof, high humidity, or flooding, situations will often be well suited for molds. Longstanding moisture or high humidity cases and mold development get together. In reality, there’s no way for you to be free from all mould and mildew reproduction from your home; the best manner by which to manage mould development is to control moisture. Continue reading

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All About Dry Ice Blasting For Smoke Damage and Mold Removal

It can be a devastating event in your life when you discover that you have mold in your home. Another event that can be just as bad is that of smoke damage. Used to the process of taking care of these two issues was a pain in the rear and cost a small fortune. In recent years the use of dry ice blasting has made the entire process a lot more Eco-friendly and has even reduced the time needed as well as the costs associated with this process. Dry ice has been used for a number of different things over the years, it makes sense that the use of this for cleaning of smoke damage and mold would be the next logical step. Continue reading

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Water Damage – The Risks Of Cottage Living

There are a number of advantages to living in a cottage near the water. There are also a couple of concerns that a person living in a cottage needs to be aware of, one of the biggest of these issues is that of water damage that can occur in a cottage. This is not a problem that has no prevention or solution to, the key is to know what to look for and what to do if damage is found. Continue reading

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The Risks Of Leaving Water Damage Unattended

Water damage to your home can really affect the way it looks. In some cases fixing extremely water damage can be very costly. It is important to understand that if you notice any small water damage that you address it immediately. Water damage can escalate very quickly and cause permanent damage to your home. Water damage can occur because of a broken pipe or any adverse weather condition such as rain. For homes that are in colder climates, the pipes could be easily damaged and destroyed by the cold. This can lead to more serious problems, especially if you are not at home. Continue reading

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Germs Hiding In Your Kitchen (Mold)

Many homeowners are unaware of the amount of germs that are surrounding them in their kitchen. Though your kitchen may be very clean and well maintained, there are tons of germs in hard to reach places that you may have never thought of. It is vitally important that you be aware of the germs, bacteria and potential viruses that lurk within your kitchen. These pests have can wreak havoc on your family or pets health. The first place to look for these common threats is within your own kitchen appliances. Continue reading

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Smoke Damage Analysis – Why Homeowners Need It

Smoke Damage Analysis – Why Homeowners Need It

Fires differ from each other because each house has a different style.  Each structure has a range of construction materials which may burn in a different way.  Smoke damage can be high, even if the fire is only small and contained in a confined space.  And as a result, smoke can end up burning other materials or areas of the house.  There are different types of smoke: wet, dry, fuel oil and protein smoke that can ignite a new fire. Continue reading

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The Risks Homeowners Face in DIY Mold Removal

Mold can be a very unsightly and unpleasant to smell. When dealing with mold buildup in the home it is essential to act fast. However, many homeowners make the mistake of taking mold removal into their own hands despite the risks involved. In most cases, the idea is to do it yourself as a means for saving money, but there are times when you have to place necessity over price; mold removal is one of those instances. Continue reading

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