Why Crime Scene Cleanup Needs to Get Done Quickly by Professionals

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A heinous crime reported by news journalists is viewed with distant objectivity. When a ghastly crime takes place too close to home, or worse, in your home, powerful feelings overwhelm those closest to the victim. A swift response is needed to compassionately deal with the aftermath of a vicious act. Public health safety concerns also make it critical that professionals … Read More

How to Prevent Storm Damage on Your Property

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When the spring season comes, we’re treated to sunshine, refreshing warmth, and the beautiful sights of nature. However, spring also means rain, storms, and the potential for tornadoes. With  such weather, there’s a chance that your home, business, or other property will suffer storm damage. Storms can feature strong winds that can force trees and other upright objects to be … Read More

5 Step Mold Remediation Process

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Mold is a type of fungi that is constantly present in the natural environment. The spores naturally exist in the air inside and outside of your home. In nature, mold plays a key role in decomposing debris and its spores are largely harmless. Indoors, however, mold can become a problem if its spores discover moisture and a food source. With … Read More

Christmas Tree Safety Tips to Prevent Fires

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One of the most exciting aspects of the approach of the winter season and the cold weather that comes with it is knowing that the holiday season is also upon us. For those who celebrate the holiday, getting and decorating a Christmas tree is a great tradition and a fun activity for the family to do together. But in the … Read More

Water Damage Prevention Checklist

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Water may be essential to keep yourself healthy, but it can be harmful to your home and personal belongings. When water seeps into your home, it can severely damage the building materials, furniture, and your personal content. Building materials like wood, drywall, and insulation absorb water which causes them to become weakened, warped, and discolored. Too much water damage can … Read More

How to React to Frozen Pipes in Your Home

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When cold weather approaches, it’s easy to remember to prepare yourself for the cold by bundling up. But it’s also important to prepare your home for the cold, too. There are several issues around your home that can arise with cold temperatures, including a greater likelihood that your home’s water pipes will freeze. Even if your home is heated, there’s … Read More

Carpet Cleaning – Do It Yourself or Hire a Pro?

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Foot traffic, pets, children and the likely possibility of occasional spills warrant regular carpet cleanings. Experts recommend deep cleaning the carpet every 12 to 18 months, and more often in instances when giggling kids tend to track soiled footprints across the carpeting or if the beloved family dog sheds pet hair. Carpets are manufactured from diverse materials, like wool, nylon, … Read More

What are the Differences Between Mold and Mildew?

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Two types of fungi that are common in homes are mold and mildew, and they have a lot in common. Both substances flourish in moist settings, effortlessly spread to new areas, are difficult to remove from surfaces they settle on, and can cause issues for people’s health and your home’s structure. Despite the commonalities between the two, it is important … Read More

How Air Duct Cleaning Reduces Heating and Cooling Costs

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Air ducts are hardly given a second thought. These conduits for passing cooled or heated air throughout the home are out of sight, often behind walls or high along the ceiling, and, as a result, out of mind. Cleaning the air ducts is rarely a priority for most homeowners. A dusty air duct poses no serious health risk, according to … Read More

The Cost of Cleaning and Restoring a Flooded Basement

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As unfortunate as it may be, basements are prone to flooding. Their location at the lowest level of a building and usually underground makes them prone – water always runs from high to low ground, so it can easily find its way into a basement. Whether the excess water comes from a burst pipe, backed-up sewer line, failed sump pump, … Read More