Articles by: Joe Colombo

Water Damage To Ceiling From Condensation Line Leak

Air Conditioner Condensate Leak Repair El Cajon CA

Is air conditioner condensate leak a big problem to your home or business? As temperatures rise in El Cajon, so does the use of air conditioners.  It is not uncommon during this time of year to see leaks that originate in the condensation system of air conditioners.  It is difficult […]

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Fire Causes Office Building to Flood in Kearny Mesa

Fire Causes Office Building to Flood in Kearny Mesa

Gold Coast Flood on NBC 7 News Kearny Mesa Fire Damage Cleanup and Water Damage Control Gold Coast Flood Restorations was recently featured on the San Diego news at NBC channel 7. The San Diego water damage company came to emergency rescue to fire damage cleanup after fire trucks put […]

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Mold Damage

Mold – A Brief History

Mold has been an issue for much (if not all) of mankind’s existence, and the response to it has been relatively consistent: find it; identify it and remove both the mold and its growth source; moisture. •    In the Bible, the Book of Leviticus describes the proper handling of mold […]

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How Much Water Makes A Flood?

How Much Water Makes A Flood?

What types of “water leaking situations” can cause a water damage ‘flood’  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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Mold Testing- Why You Want the Pros to Help

Mold Testing- Why You Want the Pros to Help

Mold testing is an important and non-invasive aspect of examining your home for a possible mold infestation. It is natural to have some mold in your home, so don’t be surprised if the results are positive. If your mold test shows that you have an unsafe level of mold spores […]

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Where Does Mold Grow?

Where Does Mold Grow?

Do you have signs of mold grow in your home or workplace? You could be living  or working in a building with mold right now.  Just because you can’t see mold doesn’t mean it doesn’t exist inside the places we live, work and play.  Many times mold grow manifests in […]

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Types of Mold

Types of Mold

Mold infestation is closely associated with water damage. Thus, it is safe to say that flooding is the leading cause of mold growth within homes and buildings. Some of  the most toxic types of mold are stachybotrys, aspergillus / penicillium, and acremonium result from minor and major flooding. Stachybotrys mold is […]

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Sewage Backup Health Hazards

Sewage Backup Health Hazards

What are the health hazards of a sewage backup? If the thought of a sewage backup creates an image of a smelly, unsanitary mess then can you imagine the actual health hazards it poses to you, your co-worker and your family? Untreated sewage not only causes a foul odor, but […]

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Sewage Backup

Sewage Backup

Identify the causes of sewage backups and take care of it right away. Gold Coast Flood has specialty training to safely, quickly and professionally clean up and remediate causes of sewage backups. There are three main causes of sewage backups: root infiltration, solid flushes, and structural defects.   Root infiltration […]

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