Why Are Clothes Dryers A Fire Hazard?
First Call Restoration has been serving residential and commercial customers in the Poughkeepsie, Hopewell Junction, and Newburgh areas for more than twenty years. One of the most heartbreaking emergency events we are called into are fire and smoke restoration jobs. In many cases, the fire could have been prevented with routine maintenance. A lesser known fact is that one of the core causes of house fires is the dryer. This article explains how to prevent dryer fires!
Mold: 4 Frequently Asked Questions!
Mold is a growing concern. This article explains what causes mold growth, explains what the most common types and varieties of mold are, how mold professionals find and detect mold, and why you should be concerned about the potential health implications caused by mold exposure.
Asbestos and Mold Concerns Caused When Renovating!
If you are planning on renovating your home or business, please read this article. You will gain a complete understanding why you need to take precautions and plan before diving into your home or business improvement project because of the potential problems that can be caused by mold and asbestos.
How To Select A Mold Removal Contractor?
Choosing a mold removal contractor can be a tough decision, particularly if there are many contractors in your area offering that service. How do you know the contractor you call is qualified and experienced? In this article, we explain how to select a mold removal contractor by revealing the top 10 clues that the mold removal contractor you called is inexperienced and not qualified. Clues #3, #6, and #9 are very important.
What Is Black Mold?
We often hear about black mold in the media. This article explores the topic of black mold, explaining what exactly it is, why it grows, and the potential health consequences of exposure, listing the top 15 health issues that black mold, also known as Stachybotrys, causes. Learn more!
Is There Mold Hidden In Your Home?
One of the biggest problems posed by mold is that it can be hidden. This is a cause for concern. You could have mold growing in your home or business and not even be aware that you have a potential problem that could have an impact on your health and the structural integrity of your property. Mold is like a parasite because it will continue to feed as long as the conditions are favorable. In this article, we explain why mold is growing, the conditions required to help it grow, and the top 7 areas in your home that you will most likely find mold growing. Most importantly, we outline 5 actions you should not take if you do find mold!