Washer & Dryer Maintenance

Washers and dryers were involved in one out of every 22 home structure fires reported to U.S. fire departments between 2006 and 2010. Incidents of clothes dryer fires are higher in the fall and winter months and peak in January, according to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. The leading cause of clothes dryer fires is a […]

Before & After

Pictured here is a photo of a laundry room in Center City where the dryer wasn’t properly vented to the exterior because of historical restrictions.  Instead of using a ventless dryer, it was instead just vented under the cabinets causing water and mold damage.  Here’s the before and afters of the remediation and reconstruction.  

What Type of Loss?

This is a picture of a Category 2, Class 2 water loss. Why? It is a Cat 2 because it originated from the clothes washer which overflowed during a cycle due to a faulty sensor. Class 2 because there was a significant amount of carpet which was wet, and because the water ran along the […]