Our Water Damage Promise:
We will do whatever it takes. We understand that
a property disaster is disruptive and emotionally
unsettling. That is why we will do everything
possible so that you regain your sense of security.
With a personalized approach, our technicians
demonstrate a high level of compassion and are
professionally trained in the latest water
restoration technology, techniques, and procedures.
And because we specialize in all aspects of property
damage mitigation, we will do whatever it takes
to get your life back in order.
Water Damage and mold damage
damage: Indoor Air Quality in Winter:
Winter can be the most sever season for in air quality
for a variety of reasons including people using their
furnaces, people not ventilating their homes due to
the outside weather and elevated mold levels in the
home. Always have a professional mitigation company
handy when those indoor home air quality levels drop
below safe levels and mold removal is required.
drywall - dry or replace:
90% of the time drywall that's affected by water damage
can be dried and saved, but there are various factors
that can influence that ranging from multiple layers
of drywall sandwiched together to act as a fire-wall,
soaked insulation inside the wet walls and sagging ceilings
concealing wet structural members. When making a decision
on whether to save the drywall or replace it all these
factors need to be taken into account....
One of the best ways to protect your family in a disaster
such as a flood is by having a good disaster
plan, and that plan should include your pet. After many
disasters, thousands of pets are left to fend for themselves,
and most are lost, injured or even killed. To keep this
from happing to your pet, consider the following....
When it comes to drying out the floor of a home or business
there are various factors to take into account that
influence the plan of attack as well as the estimated
drying time. One of those factors is the makeup of the
water damaged subfloor beneath the finished flooring.
There are quite a few factors that influence how the
subfloor responds to both water damage and the dryout
following storm water damage:
Storm water damage is water that flows across
the land as a result of storms, snow melt or similar
and the water that results from this is often not clean.
Storm water can have a negative health impacts for those
who come into contact with it. A professional is always
required to handle storm water damage in your home or
Flood water damage
It's good to take appropriate precautions to safeguard
yourself and your loved ones from water associated dangers.
These uncomplicated guidelines will help reduce the
effects of the water-related dangers, guaranteeing a
safe and secure process of recovery.
Cleaning and Packout
An individual's personal contents are most often the
pride and treasure of a homeowner. Following water,
fire or mold damage a structure can be repaired
and repainted, however personal contents can have a
unique intrinsic value that sometimes surpasses monetary
PuroClean can save
your water damaged carpet:
Out of all the property claims made due to water losses
in homes today most of the restoration money paid out
by insurance carriers goes towards floor coverings.
Based on this it's understandable that if PuroClean
can save most floor coverings affected by water damage,
the savings nationally would be tremendous...
damage - Category 3 Water
Category 3 black water examples include: all
sewage backflows and all rising water from rivers, streams,
and broken levees that enter a home. Hurricanes and
storms are usually the causes of this type of damage.
levees: Should Sacramento be concerned?
Realizing the possibility of large scale flooding, state
and local officials have joined forces, following Governor
Arnold Schwarzenegger declared a state of emergency
for California's levees in February 2006, to improve
Folsom Dam and reinforced already badly weakened levees
along the American and Sacramento Rivers.
Damage and Mold Basics
In most homes, the conditions are nearly ideal
for mold to grow - there is only one requirement
item that is missing - water. If you now add water
from a storm, or other source, and you do not
remediate quickly and correctly, then mold WILL
|Home Insurance: Are you covered?
and insurance coverage
Water damage is one of the most common reasons people
make claims on their home insurance. Did you know that
22 out of 1000 homes suffer a water damage related loss
each year! Burst pipes, leaky appliances and water
flooded basements often lead people to discover
the details of their home insurance policies.
Water Damage: Over-the-ground flooding
There is a very limited amount of precautions that can
be taken by environmental regulators and other local
authorities to prevent or inhibit groundwater flooding.
It can often be harder to prevent than surface water
flooding since it's not a simple matter of constructing
flood defenses to inhibit rivers from overflowing their
banks. There are some places where groundwater flooding
has been dealt with by installing pumps to remove the
water and hence lower the water table but these only
have a localized effect, furthermore there is still
the problem of having somewhere to release the water
Damage: Keeping homes safe
Flooding from storms cause a large area of direct contamination
and an elevated health risk. All porous and many non-porous
materials are affected by the contamination. All contaminated
porous items, such as drywall, carpet and pad, upholstery,
drapery, and particleboard furniture, must be removed
and properly disposed.
you call a professional
Professional restoration specialists are just
that, specialists. In any water loss, fire loss or mold
removal project they concentrate on returning both the
dwelling and content to pre-loss condition quickly and
damaged concrete flooring
Many Contractors who are not restoration professionals
are unaware of this phenomenon following a water loss,
and move forward with their restoration effort, including
the installation of floor coverings.
Can my hardwood
floors be saved
A restoration expert will only continue drying the wet
hardwood floor until the moisture content is reduced
to within 4% of the dry standard for that floor. From
that point on nature will remove the remaining water,
on the top floor
With the appropriate moisture detection tools, a restoration
professional will evaluate all surfaces for moisture
and treat them accordingly. It will sometimes be necessary
to cut open the drywall to allow for proper drying,
especially if there is blown insulation inside the wall.
The water must be found and removed.
Ice dams on
When snow accumulates on a roof, a cycle of melting
and refreezing occurs. In a perfect world, the snow
would melt off the roof, enter the gutters, and flow
harmlessly to the ground. However, two key factors can
interact to cause problems: the outside air temperature
and the temperature of the inside of your attic.
Time is your
When water-related disaster strikes, it "always"
seems to happen at the most inappropriate time. Whether
it is a broken water pipe, burst hot water heater,
sudden storm damage, vandalism, or a fire-Time Is Your
and water damage
The actual drying of a crawl space is difficult. Air
movement is required, but also poses a small dilemma.
If the crawl space is possitively pressurized in relation
to the house above, odors and mold can permeate into
the living space.