Articles by: Joe Colombo

Water Damage Restoration Services San Diego CA

Flooding: How Much Water Makes A Flood?

Sources of Flooding What types of “water leaking situations” can cause flooding to a building? The most common flood damage San Diego scenarios include: plumbing leaks, worn out roofing, poor weather, backup due to landscape changes, and lack of maintenance of heating and AC systems. Other types of situations that […]

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Install Bathroom Exhaust Fans to Help Prevent Mold

Install Bathroom Exhaust Fans to Help Prevent Mold

Bathroom exhaust fans are a crucial part of a home-ventilation system. Water damage in the house is an expensive problem, in part since the harm might already be done long before it is found. Learn how to identify and prevent some typical home water and mold issues like bathroom exhaust fans. […]

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Water Intrusion : Protect Your Home from Water Seeping in from Outside

Water Intrusion : Protect Your Home from Water Seeping in from Outside

Exterior Flood Damage An important aspect of durability of a home is effective management of water like water intrusion. Having and attractive exterior finishing makes a home look good, but you cannot rely on those to give flawless protection from flood damage. None of the exterior finishes, be it stucco, siding […]

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Sewage Backup Prevention San Diego CA

Sewage Backup Prevention San Diego CA

Sewage backup prevention is necessary because sewage backups can cause severe health threats! It is important to contact a knowledgeable restoration company in San Diego at the first sign of a sewage issue. There are over 120 different viruses that can be found in human feces and urine that you […]

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Water Damage Repair Services – Gold Coast Flood Restorations

Water Damage Repair Services – Gold Coast Flood Restorations

WATER DAMAGE REPAIR SERVICES SAN DIEGO CA Whether due to natural disaster like a flood or storm or to a structural or mechanical failure such as a leaky roof a busted washing machine hose in your house, water damage can be severe and it can interrupt the daily flow of […]

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Sewage Backups San Diego CA

Sewer Backup – Is Your Business Covered?

Floods are notorious for causing extensive (and expensive!) damage to businesses and homes.  They can cause sewage to back up into houses through drain pipes and ultimately create serious health hazards.  While the majority of insurance policies cover water damage, most homeowner and business insurance policies don’t cover sewer backup.  […]

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Flood Damage Repair : What To Do Immediately After a Flood

Flood Damage Repair : What To Do Immediately After a Flood

In the aftermath of a flood, restoring your home is the first thing you’ll want to do.  But restoration and flood damage repair shouldn’t be the only must-do’s on your list. Whether the inundation is caused by a system malfunction, falling water, or groundwater, there are some best practices you […]

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Crawlspace Mold Detection and Remediation

Crawlspace Mold Detection and Remediation

60% of Homes Have Crawlspace Mold Indoor mold can be precarious threat to your business or home and its inhabitants. The health risks which are associated with the exposure to the common strains of mold spores include: respiratory infections and irritations, eye or skin reactions, and different neurological issues like […]

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Indoor Mold : Keeping Moisture and Mold at Bay

The musty smell, the slick black spots on the shower curtain, the fuzzy white patches on the basement floor, and that sordid orange film on the kitchen drain… mold isn’t just nasty, it’s a health hazard as well.  Indoor Mold can make you really sick especially if you have asthma […]

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The Dangers of Attic Mold

The Dangers of Attic Mold

Molds usually flourish in small and moist spaces; therefore, attic mold seems ideal for developing different types of molds. Usually, people visit their attics in search of decorative and seasonal items, hardly once a year or twice. It gives mold an easy route and plenty of time to spread untraceable. […]

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Shut off Your Water Even for Short Weekend Trips

Shut off Your Water Even for Short Weekend Trips

There’s an unusually long list of things you need to do before going on that weekend trip – getting your accommodations in order, arranging for a pet sitter, ordering a refill on meds, arranging for a ride to the airport, unplugging appliances… Shutting off water supply is likely the last […]

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Preventing Mold & Mildew from Damaging Your Home

Preventing Mold & Mildew from Damaging Your Home

Most homeowners don’t realize how lethal mold & mildew can get till their health suffers.  Mold spores are airborne and can cause serious health problems such as respiratory issues, sinus congestion, eye, nose, or throat irritation, and headaches.  Infants, children, pregnant women, the elderly, and people with existing respiratory conditions […]

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Flood Damage Cleanup San Diego CA

Flood Damage Cleanup San Diego CA

Flood water destroys property in a way nothing else can.  It is one of the most destructive and yet common types of natural disasters that strike homes in America.  While some homeowners are able to secure their property from flood damage cleanup and water damage, more often, flood disasters are […]

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Home Mold Inspection – Problems Before Buying a House

When it gets down to mold, out of sight doesn’t always mean its gone.  Visible mold is easy to spot with its leathery, dark green appearance.  But you won’t always know where rot and decay hide till you know where to look.  More often than not, mold makes its appearance […]

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Water Damage From a Slab Leak?

With the onset of Summer comes seasonal temperature swings that can cause rapid contraction and expansion of plumbing pipes, leading to potentially devastating water damage from a slab leak. Depending on the type of flooring in your home, slab leaks can often go unnoticed for some time, allowing water damage […]

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Mold Inspection in San Diego Are A Must for Any Real Estate Transaction

Mold Inspection in San Diego Are A Must for Any Real Estate Transaction

Purchasing a piece of property always involves safety and structural inspections.  But checking the roof structure and making sure that the plumbing is up to code aren’t enough. You need a mold inspection as well. Mold thrives in damp and humid conditions.  It can grow on wood, carpets, and insulation […]

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Water Damage Remediation Services San Diego CA

Water Damage Remediation Services San Diego CA

Call Gold Coast Flood for Water Damage Remediation Services  (858) 495-9133 Water damage is something you neither delay nor scrimp on. Your health and home are at stake. Get the problem out of the way by calling a water damage restoration company. Water damage remediation services sounds like a tune-up […]

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When You Have A Washing Machine Flood San Diego

When You Have A Washing Machine Flood San Diego

Did you know that  washing machine flood-related failures are one of the top 10 leading sources of residential water losses?  These failures cost an average of $5,308 per incident after the homeowners insurance deductible was paid.  Most of these claims came from water supply hose failures, but other causes included […]

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Mold Prevention Tips – San Diego Mold Specialists

Mold Prevention Tips – San Diego Mold Specialists

Mold prevention and mildew prevention should be practiced in every home and business. What Are Mold and Mildew? Mold and mildew are fungi that spread over where moisture is found. They provide a vital purpose in our environment by eliminating organic materials like leaves, which in turn, makes soil enriched. […]

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Disaster Restoration Services in San Diego

Disaster Restoration Services in San Diego

Water Damage Disaster Restoration Services Gold Coast Flood Restorations delivers full service emergency response and water damage disaster restoration services in San Diego, CA and throughout San Diego County. We provide complete disaster recovery services for flood and mold damage. No matter what your water disaster restoration needs in San […]

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