The heavy snow and tides caused severe damage in some New Jersey shore towns making memories of Hurricane Sandy resurface. Flooding in Ocean City New Jersey was especially bad, as was flooding in Cape May County and Wildwood. Home owners need to be prepared for the hoards of restoration contractors and public adjusters that will […]
Homeowner’s insurance covers the cost of fixing many of the problems that can arise in an aging home. It may cover water damage caused by a leaky roof, damage to interior pipes that burst due to age or poor insulation, and fire damage caused by faulty electrical wiring. While every policy is different, most homeowner’s […]
When a water loss occurs in a building, it is imperative to act quickly. Many remediation contractors claim to have 24 Hour Emergency Service, but fail to answer calls after hours, on weekends, holidays, or even at all. The importance of quick response time will not only remove the standing water from the home, but […]
Moisture control is the key to mold control. When water leaks or spills occur indoors – act promptly. Any initial water infiltration should be stopped and cleaned promptly. A prompt response (within 24-48 hours) and thorough clean- up, drying, and/or removal of water-damaged materials will prevent or limit mold growth. Mold Prevention Tips Include: Repairing […]
A broken feed line left unattended for even a few hours can cause major water damage. Here’s a set of a photos showing such damage on a recent mitigation job we were on.
Recently, I received a call from a couple who had a break in the stack pipe which caused water damage on the first floor and in the basement. They contacted their insurance company, who explained that they didn’t want anything touched until their adjuster saw the damage after the home owner refused to hire one […]
Here’s a set of photos showing heavy growth in a residential property in Bucks County Pa. The room sustained heavy water damage and mold that was and over a quarter inch thick. As you can see from the photos, we always like to show how we clean prior to any encapsulation instead of seeing photos […]
On a recent inspection of a property that had sustained extensive water damage from a broken pipe on the second floor, the owner called us with some concerns. He had hired another Water Restoration Company at the urging of his insurance company, and felt that the job was not being completed like it should. They […]
Step by step photos showing a basement water damage restoration & mold remediation job in Montgomery County Pa.
Just because mold is not immediately apparent or visible on a carpet’s surface does not mean that mold growth is not in progress. In fact, mold will probably only be visible on the surface of carpets in unusually severe cases of growth, such as carpet damaged in flooding that has remained wet for some time. […]