House Fires: The Most Common Causes and Circumstances.

One of the most unfortunate events that can happen to a family. House fires can destroy personal belongings, leave families homeless, and can cost thousands of dollars. They can be avoided if you make yourself and your family aware of what causes house fires and how they can be avoided. Kitchen Most house fires actually start…

Moisture meters for home inspectors

Moisture meters for home inspectors are crucial. Your prospective new home has the right paint job and new carpeting, but hidden problems may exist in the structure. Using a home inspector is critical before you purchase a home.  Specialized inspectors look through the entire home, from attic to basement, and check for any structural or…

Remove Bad Odor from Flooded Carpet & Drywall

The cause of bad odor from flooded carpet and drywall is just that: wetness from the flood. Over a short period of time microbial activity increases and they release odors associated with their life processes. If addressed quickly, the odor is just that: odor and not harmful. To remove the odor the standing water and…

Flooded Building: Drying While Saving Flooded Carpet & Drywall

In this video and associated photos you will see how to dryout a flooded building with a flooded carpet odor without removing the carpeting and drywall. We overview the equipment used, the type of moisture meters used, the minor repairs done for the drywall & texturing & baseboard, and the carpet cleaning. We do work…

How to Dryout & Reconstruct a Flooded 3-Story Building

In this video we show you an example of a 3 story building that we dried, what equipment we used, how much wood flooring was removed, how the drywall was removed to allow proper drying, and how much insulation was cut out. The steps show are the following: (1) Overview of Building Exterior (2) Cause…