Checking Your Insurance Policy

Checking and understanding the limitations to your policy can be the difference between being covered for a major loss or losing potentially tens of thousands of dollars.  This point is again being brought up by us because we recently handled a claim where a family had a major water loss on a secondary property.  A […]

Smoke Inhalation – Part 1

The number one cause of death related to fires is smoke inhalation. An estimated 50-80% of fire deaths are the result of smoke inhalation injuries rather than burns.  Smoke inhalation occurs when you breathe in the products of combustion during a fire. Combustion results from the rapid breakdown of a substance by heat (more commonly […]

Smoke Inhalation – Part 2

Exams & X-Rays A number of tests and procedures may be performed. Which tests are performed depends on the severity of the signs and symptoms and is at the discretion of the doctor. Chest X-ray If the patient has respiratory complaints such as persistent cough and shortness of breath, a chest X-ray should be done. […]

Smoke Inhalation – Part 3

Follow Up Once the patient leaves the hospital, follow-up care is typically arranged. The patient should return immediately to the emergency department if they feel that their condition is worsening after discharge from the hospital. Medications may be prescribed, such as various inhalers and pain medications. The patient may notice shortness of breath with minimal exertion. […]

Adopted!!!

For all of those following and asking us for updates on Xena, I am so happy to tell everyone that she has been adopted. After several long months of earning her trust and getting her reintroduced to living with people after the tragedy she witnessed, Xena has found a Forever Home. We would like to […]

Tips on Dealing With Adjusters

Insurance companies employ their own adjusters. They’ll evaluate your property damage and help walk you through the claims process, free of charge. In many states, you can also hire public adjusters to help you file claims and negotiate your insurance payment. Public adjusters represent the claimant, and usually charge you 10-15 percent of any insurance […]

Rescuing Xena

Pictured here is Xena. She was rescued by Red Paw after her house was intentionally set on fire. Her parents were murdered in the house prior to it being set ablaze, and Xena was rescued in an abandoned building two days later. The owner of MSI, Joe Fiorilli, is fostering her after several months of […]

Fungal Growth

Pictured here is a wall where severe and prolonged water damage occurred without repair. Dominant mushrooms are now growing off the wall, prior to remediation and repair of the water source. For more info, visit our website at Biowashing.com

10 Tips to Ease Allergies

Recent mold tests we’re preforming are showing mold counts to be at their highest, over 25,000 in some areas.  With these counts and the recent changes in temperature, here are some tips for ease spring allergies. 1. Check pollen counts. Before heading out, check the local news or visit the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, […]