Floods can occur anywhere, with floodwaters rising gradually or flash floods striking suddenly. Flash floods are the number one weather-related killer in the United States — most flood fatalities happen because people try to drive through deadly waters rather than avoid them. (Source: Federal Emergency Management Agency, 2005) Water’s powerful force can easily overtake vehicles caught in […]
Does your home often feel dry? Or too muggy? If you are experiencing chapped/dry skin, or difficulty breathing while in your home, you may need to get your humidity level checked out. Humidity levels that are not between the averages of 30- 50 percent can be potentially dangerous for your health. You can personally check […]
The top five deadliest floods in world history occurred when the Huang He (Yellow) River in China exceeded its banks. The yellow silt that provoked the river’s name can pile up higher than the land around it, causing the water to spill out of its causeway and onto the flat land surrounding it. Natural ice […]
There’s not many people who are complaining about this weather. Seventy degrees plus on Christmas and now today we may see seventy again. But with this warm weather comes the chance of humidity spikes and temperatures issues in your attic. Many homeowners make the mistake of the turning their attic fans off in the winter […]
Recently, we were called by a customer who had concerns about growth in a very large garage. The two car garage extended over one hundred feet in length, and mold began to grow on the drywall ceiling due to some water infiltration and a much larger humidity issue. Her skepticism developed after she had hired […]
Here’s a photo from earlier today showing the storm damage in Ocean City New Jersey. Many homes and businesses were affected by major flooding from the recent storms.
Sometimes there is no warning of flash floods, and that is why it is important to think of them and prepare for them before they happen. Here are a few things you can do. Before the floods… Know about your local relief centers and evacuation routes. Keep emergency numbers and important information handy, as well […]
After the encapsulate was completed the next step was to heat steam and wash the carpeting. This was to insure all dirt, and previous stains were removed. Fans and a dehumidifier was placed in the basement to rapid dry the carpets, so that we didn’t elevate the relative humidity. Visit our site at biowashing.com