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As the warmer weather begins to heat up and the world is beginning to open back up, many of us want to be with friends and spend time outdoors. With the warmer weather some of the activities bring a new set of risks- follow these quick tips to help you and your family stay safe…

4 Reasons Why Leaving Company Online Reviews Are Essential To Their Business When choosing a restaurant to eat at, a business to use, or buying a product, one of the first things most people do is browse the internet for customer reviews. If a customer has either a pleasant experience or the opposite, one of…

According to the National Fire Protection Association, the leading cause of fires in a home are from the kitchen and these fires can lead to serious property damage and personal injury. Fires only need a few seconds to turn a small flame into an unmanageable situation. Below are some general safety tips that can help…

Mold can be both dangerous and toxic and although it can grow on any organic surface, it typically thrives in dark and damp environments. Like mentioned in previous posts, it’s important to know what mold looks like and common places in your home to look for mold and the potential health effects it can have…

Mold is not only displeasing to the eye, if mold is beginning to grow in your home it can be dangerous and put you and your family’s health at risk. To understand where to look for mold, it’s important to realize that in order for mold to grow there needs to be moisture and an…

Have you put off fixing faulty wiring or that blinking light? Perhaps you have been ignoring the overloaded extension cord. It is important to recognize these dangers, as they often cause electrical fires. Electrical fires take place less frequently than other types of fire, but they are more damaging physically and financially. They cause a…

It only takes a few seconds for hot oil or grease to flame up. Grease fires can happen inside your oven or on your stovetop.  Believe it or not, cooking causes over 160,000 home structure fires annually, and is considered the number one cause of home fires and home injuries. The question is, do you…

Are you unsatisfied with how your home or business looks post construction? Looking around to find dirt, dust, scuffs, and scrapes all over your newly renovated space? The question is, are you going to tackle everything yourself or hire a post construction cleaning service? Taking construction cleanup upon yourself can be more difficult than it…

When dealing with the emotional and physical aftermath of a house fire, the last thing you want to deal with is throwing away your great grandmother’s rocking chair because it was damaged by the smoke. The good news is, you don’t have to scrap smoke-damaged furniture; you can often clean it up! But, if you’ve…

Water damage is difficult to deal with, but it can be worse when carpet is involved. If you end up dealing with a wet carpet, what do you do? Acting fast — as with most things involving cleanup — can prevent a lot of future issues from escalating. Typically, mold growth in carpets begins 24…

A burst water pipe can cause substantial damage to your home, which is why knowing what to do and who to call is necessary. These pipes can burst for a various number of reasons, such as corrosion, freezing, etc., and it is not pleasant when they do. Regardless of  what the cause of your burst…

Mold is a common issue that occurs in many homes, but it can lead to severe health complications if not taken care of. You could be affected negatively by mold and not realize. It is crucial to recognize the signs and symptoms of exposure to toxic mold.  There are many different types of mold. For…

Perhaps a pipe burst in your bathroom, or your toddler stuffed two rolls worth of toilet paper down the toilet. Whatever the circumstances may be, it is essential to address bathroom flooding as quickly as possible to avoid complications. Here are some tips to recover your flooded bathroom:  Turn Off the Water First, you must…

Restoring damaged property for more than 40 years, the trusted restoration technicians of Paradise Cleaning are there to meet your needs. Paradise Cleaning is available 24-hours-a-day for help with these disasters: Water Damage Water damage can be caused by: Basement flooding Frozen or broken pipes Storm drain backups Roof leaks Plumbing leaks Ice dams Sump…

Differences between Mold and Mildew Mold and mildew are often believed to be the same substance, but that is not always the case. Mildew is a type of mold, but not all molds are mildew. They are both fungi that often live in moist, compact spaces. Mold and mildew are both a cause for concern in…

Preventing fires is a far better experience than recovery after it takes place. We’ve put together some tips on how you can best prevent and prepare for a fire in the home, no matter the cause. Install Smoke Alarms Smoke alarms are your best early warning system in the event of fire. Install smoke alarms…

Potential health effects and symptoms associated with mold exposures include allergic reactions, asthma and other respiratory complaints. There is no practical way to eliminate all mold and mold spores in the indoor environment; the way to control indoor mold growth is to control moisture: If mold is a problem in your home or school, you…

The immediate aftermath of a fire is a stressful, emotional time. There are so many things that need to be done right away and forgetting something can often lead to more trouble in the future. Make sure you check these FAQs so you know what to do if you find yourself dealing with fire damage….

It’s important to remove mold immediately, but should mold removal be done yourself, or by professionals? Well, it depends. There is a lot to consider because mold can be found in many places, but can be slow to reveal itself. Mold needs moisture and oxygen to thrive and can grow almost anywhere since there are…

You may have noticed that we have a list of “IICRC Certifications” on our website because our staff members carry certifications in Applied Structural Drying, Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration Technician, Odor Control Technician, Water Damage Restoration Technician, Applied Microbial Remediation Technician. Sounds nice, but what does that mean?  The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and…

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