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Mould, Left Untreated, Brings Respiratory Infection

Most people don’t take notice of mould until it can no longer be ignored. That leads to some people having exposure to mould without the appropriate medical assistance. That being said, it’s rare for mould to cause people big problems—but it’s still important to know the signs of[...]

Proper Use of an Automated External Defibrillator

You’ve probably seen automated external defibrillators (AEDs) utilized in dramatic movie and television scenes where lives are saved. But these action-packed scenes rarely depict accurate emergency cardiac situations. AEDs are important tools that everyone should know how to use when providing[...]

What’s the Latest News on Chinese Drywall?

Nearly 10 years ago, homeowners across the American south learned that homes in their region may have been constructed or repaired with contaminated drywall imported from China. With recent court decisions hitting the news this spring, many are wondering anew about this issue and what experts[...]

What Happens When Structural Drying Falls Short?

The contractors have departed, the walls have been painted, the cushy couch has been moved back in, the ping pong table is newly poised for fierce competition. It’s wonderful to relax in the finished basement, pristine once again after the flood recovery. Just one question: were those studs[...]

After a Commercial Fire: Smoke, Soot and Water Issues Unite

When shocked owners and employees survey the sodden mess after a fire guts their workplace, it’s tempting to immediately don paper masks, sturdy shoes and coveralls to rescue important items. Tempting, but ill-advised: the soot, water and char that have spread throughout the fire scene and across[...]

When Should You Worry about Black Mould?

Black mould: these words provoke fear and anxiety for homeowners, but they shouldn’t. Knowing more about black mould helps you discern when you have a problem, how to battle it if necessary, and ultimately sleep well at night in a healthy home.   While black mould is less common than other[...]

Why Hire IICRC Certified Specialists?

Whether you’re tackling a large home improvement project or repairing damage to your property following a disaster, hiring a certified restoration professional is an important consideration in ensuring efficient, knowledgeable assessment and remediation. The following covers key information[...]

Why Form a Working Relationship with A Disaster Recovery Firm?

Natural and man-made disasters are truly a matter of “when.” Luckily, good business continuity plans keep your company up and running despite unexpected interruptions. Whether your place of business experiences damage due to severe storms or flooding, a fire, or even mould, the best strategy is[...]