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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Mold Restoration May Be Needed in Your Home

Are you incredibly stressed out about the mold that has developed within your property? Well, of course, mold and mildew can certainly cause problems within your home, and if you are the type of homeowner who really wants to ensure your property remains valuable, you should figure out the best way to make sure the mold is eliminated in a very quick, timely manner. Why is mold so dangerous for the health of you and your loved one? First of all, mold can spread through your home’s indoor air and cause anyone to have respiratory problems. Your family should not have to be bothered by such a nuisance. Continue reading

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Calgary, PLEASE BE AWARE

Stages of Remediation of Severe Floods

The process of remediation of severe floods includes three steps.
The first is to remove all of the water then to remove and tear out all of the affected materials and possible contaminates, and the third is the environmental procedure to ensure that the environment is habitable. There are several reasons as to why the removal and remediation process should be taken with severe care and why this work should not be left for the inexperienced or volunteers. The following breaks down the process and the possible hazards in the environment and your personal safety.

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Fireproof your home

Many people neglect the important precautions needed to fireproof a home.  The truth is, no one really thinks a fire can happen to them.  It only takes one small flame to cause a catastrophe, and your home could suffer extreme fire, smoke, and water damage in the aftermath.  To protect your home and loved ones, take specific care and give a conscious effort to fireproof your home. Continue reading

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Mold: Friend and Foe?

For the most part, in our homes mold is unwelcomed, and we all do what we can to avoid, prevent, and treat this potentially dangerous material.  We all know the negative effects of mold in our home, but do we know some of its benefits?  If we take a look outside, and even at some things indoors, we can see how mold is not always what it seems.  Understanding mold; the negative effects and all the interesting facts of its practical uses, gives us insight and awareness to this and similar types of fungi. Continue reading

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