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The Hazards of Mould Damage and Where to Find Them

Mould is a home and business owner’s worst nightmare. Mould is a type of fungus that grows both inside and out but causes most of its damage when it spreads indoors. Mould spores can be inhaled by humans and the smaller the spores, the farther they can travel down people’s lungs. According to[...]

After a Flood or Fire This Can Be A Critical Decision

Is It Wiser to Hire A Single, Full-Service Restoration Company Or Assign Work to Individual Select Companies? A trend is becoming more common among insurance carriers managing disaster mitigation and restoration: breaking a job into pieces and assigning specific parts of the process to multiple[...]

Hidden Contamination May Lurk When Sewage Water Floods Ceramic Tile Floors

When an overflowing toilet or severe storm floods a property, most cleanup efforts focus on items obviously affected by sewage like drywall and carpeting, furnishings and appliances or equipment. These materials and possessions are clearly ruined because they stain and fall apart, won’t start or[...]

The Importance of Avoiding Asbestos Release In Public Buildings With Water Damage

After a rainstorm flooded an elementary school, a restoration company removed the wet carpet and floor tiles within 24 hours. Staff and students appreciated the timely, cost-effective and professional project – until records revealed that the tiles contained asbestos. Just like that, the[...]

Drones to the Rescue for Roof Damage and Restoration

Paul Davis disaster restoration firms are training new recruits. These modern experts shrug off long hours and work tirelessly. They’re suited up for hard duty seconds after arrival at a job site and quickly airborne as near perfect colleagues when it comes to evaluating roof damage and planning[...]

How Workforce Training Reduces Commercial Loss Frequency and Severity

Impressive statistics confirm the power of employee training. Three of every four employees value training so much they rank it as the most important part of company policy and would consider contributing their own money to it. Savvy companies are listening because those that offer training programs[...]

Dirty, Soggy or Scorched Belongings Often Can Be Magically Restored

In the aftermath of a fire, few people mourn the loss of walls, dividers and roofs. These structural parts are easily replaced and they didn’t give the workplace or home its sense of accomplishment, warmth, teamwork and sentimental value. Damaged contents matter far more to victims: the favourite[...]

Stopping Termite Damage Early

Spring: the time of year that termites love best. That’s when these pale insects, measuring six to 12 millimeters in length, take wing in groups to found new colonies. While most of the tiny fliers become lunch for animals and birds, it takes just a single pair to launch a colony of millions. They[...]