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How to Identify Mold

Posted on August 11th, 2017

Mold can be incredibly destructive to your home, and also has negative effects on your health. Stopping mold before it spreads is extremely important. Here are signs to watch for when it comes to mold.

 

Allergies

Some types of mold can cause severe allergies, and if you are suffering from them, this could be a sign that there is mold in your home. Common reactions to mold include sore eyes, runny nose, sneezing and nasal congestion. If these symptoms (more…)

Fire is one of the worst events your home can go through; however, not all fires actually burn a house down. Smoke damage is a common result of a fire that doesn’t involve complete destruction of a house. If you have smoke damage in your house, make sure you get a professional to remediate it as quickly as possible. The technicians get rid of odors, and they can also determine what articles are able to be saved. Not only do they have to consider smoke damage, but also ash and water damage. The water used to put the fire out can also cause damage to a house. It causes the wood in a house to open its pores, which absorbs more smoke and other residue. (more…)

DOs and DON’Ts After your House Floods

Posted on July 17th, 2017

There have recently been massive storms in the northern Indiana area. The power of a storm can be awe inspiring and enjoyable to watch, but they can also cause destruction. There was so much rain, that many basements have been flooded that normally wouldn’t have issues with water. It is time to call a restoration company! Here is what to do and what NOT to do after you have water damage. (more…)

Allergens in Your Carpet

Posted on July 7th, 2017

Did you know that allergies and asthma can be made much worse if you don’t have your carpets cleaned? Some of the most common allergens that trigger asthma are pollen, pet dander, mold, and dust mites. These tiny allergens thrive on surfaces that you have around your home, such as carpets, furniture, and curtains. They also become part of the air you breathe. Asthma and allergies affect an enormous portion of the population, yet many of those sufferers only take medication. Experts say that eliminating allergen build-up in your home is a crucial step in reducing or alleviating symptoms.  (more…)

4th of July Fireworks!

Posted on June 30th, 2017

This coming Tuesday is the 4th of July, and along with the anniversary of our country’s independence, usually come fireworks! Enjoying fireworks can be a lot of fun, but every year there are over 18,500 reported fires and 9,300 injuries caused by fireworks. The safest way to interact with fireworks is to watch a public display put on by professionals. If you do have them at your home, here are tips to be safe this upcoming weekend. (more…)