Category Archives: Flooding & Water Damage

Superstorm Sandy’s Lessons a Reminder as We Recover from the Latest ‘Bomb Cyclone’

Lesson 1: When Rebuilding, Save Money and Protect Your Health by Avoiding These Seven Common Mistakes

As people are scrambling to clean up the heavy damage from the most recent Nor'easter and now Quinn, experts warn it is dangerous to rebuild too quickly. Their advice is to remember how hasty repairs after Superstorm Sandy created hazardous environmental conditions, and subsequently required costly re-dos. power outage damage"During Sandy, many homes and businesses were damaged by falling trees and massive flooding," says Robert Weitz, a certified microbial investigator and founder of RTK Environmental Group. "This led.
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What’s Your Mold IQ?

Common Questions on Mold, Answered

In the wake of recent frozen pipe breaks, ice dams, hurricanes, and storms, there has been a lot of information disseminated about mold. Unfortunately, much of it is incorrect, and could end up costing homeowners a lot of money. We’ve created a list of the top mold questions, from black mold to mold certification, as well as common misconceptions. Take this quiz and see whether you’ve been getting good advice or not on these frequently asked mold questions.

Once mold is remediated, it’s gone and won’t come back.

mold infestationAnswer: Wrong..
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