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Water Damage Restoration Contractors | The Choice Is Yours on Who You Hire

Water Damage Restoration Contractors | The Choice Is Yours on Who You Hire

You Decide Who You Hire For Water Damage Restoration Contractors – Not Your Insurance Company Did you know that it is state law in California for homeowner’s to be allowed to hire water damage restoration contractors of their choosing when having repair work performed through an insurance claim after a […]

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Leaking Water Heater?

Leaking Water Heater?

Every San Diego home has a water heater, and they all leak. Maybe not all the time, and maybe not for a long time, but eventually your leaking water heater is going to fail, and when it does, the ensuing water damage can be catastrophic. Your average tank-style water heater has a […]

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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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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 […]

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Dealing with Mold Problems in San Diego Homes

Dealing with Mold Problems in San Diego Homes

5 tips for Preventing Mold Problems in Your Home  Exactly what steps should you take if you see  mold problems developing? Listed below are five ideas:  1. Consider the facts. The idea of having mold problems inside our homes is horrifying for many of us. Nonetheless, make sure you really understand what mold is prior to deciding […]

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Causes of Home Sewer Backups

Causes of Home Sewer Backups

Sewer Backups Can Cause Severe Health Threats It’s not fun to consider, yet sewer backups can happen to anyone in any sort of house. San Diego sewer backups can cause severe health threats! It is important to contact a knowledgeable San Diego flood restoration company at the first sign of […]

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Water heater plumbing leak

San Diego Water Heater Floods Can Cause Catastrophic Damage

Everybody has one, and they all leak. Maybe not all the time, and maybe not for a long time, but eventually your water heater floods and when it does, the ensuing water damage can be catastrophic. Your average tank-style water heater has a typical life-span of about 10 years. Like any […]

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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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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 Damaged Hardwood Flooring

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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