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How to Prevent Your Sump Pump Line from Freezing

When your sump pump discharge hose freezes, the sump pump has to work harder as a result of the heat and may fail completely as a consequence of overheating.

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2021 Holiday Party Safety Checklist

The holiday season is a time for celebration and joyful gatherings, and safety measures should be at the top of any holiday preparation list.

Five Home Maintenance Projects for 2022

Each year, we strive to better ourselves by making and keeping a new set of resolutions.

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2021 Holiday Lights Safety Tips

There’s something magical about lights during the holiday season.

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Consequences of Water Damage in Office Buildings

What Are the Causes of Office Water Damage and What Are the Consequences? Property managers of office buildings are often aware that water damage can be truly consequential.

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Have a Safer Thanksgiving with These Fire Prevention Tips

Thanksgiving Day is one of our most important celebrations, but did you know that it’s also the leading day for home cooking fires? [...]

You may be wondering is soot dangerous.
Is Soot Dangerous? What You Should Know

After a house fire, the danger unfortunately doesn’t stop once the flames have been put out.

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Top 10 Reasons Your Smoke Alarm Goes Off Randomly

Smoke alarms are extremely important in keeping you and your family safe in case of a household fire.

Tobacco and Cigarette Smoke Odor Removal

After years of smoking in a home, walls and contents become blemished and develop bad odors.

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What Is Green Mold and Is It Dangerous?

Mold comes in many textures and colors, but they all have a few things in common — they grow in moist areas, they feed on organic matter, and can pose a threat to your health.

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Can My Carpet and Pad Be Saved after a Flood?

After a flood, many homeowners and property managers wonder if their carpet and pad can be saved.

Water and Mold Situation Becomes Sump’in Else After Sump Pump Failure

Growing up, home basements can be the source of good times and hangouts with friends, or like Kevin McCallister from Home Alone, a source of anxiety.

How to Get Moldy Smell out of Carpet
How to Remove Musty Smells from Carpet

Musty-smelling carpets are both unpleasant and dangerous.

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Sewage Backup Causes and What You Can Do

Black water is floodwater that contains contaminants and viruses that present severe risks of illness.

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Burst Line in the Ice Maker is a Real Ice Breaker

Many refrigerators have ice makers conveniently built into them.

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How to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Your Home

Each year, more than 430 Americans die from unintentional CO poisoning and over 50,000 visit the emergency room due to carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning.

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Stovetop and Oven Fire Safety Tips

They say, “if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen,” but we have a better idea: avoid fires in the kitchen and enjoy cooking.

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PuroClean Restoration Services Handles Two Similar Biohazard Cleanups

COVID-19 changed the way we all go about our daily lives, in one way or another.

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How to Protect Yourself from UV Rays

Too much exposure to sunlight may cause burns and even skin cancer.

Top 9 Myths About Mold Debunked

Mold is one of the most common problems that homeowners face.

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How Much Does It Cost to Fix Water Damage?

This is a pervasive question that does not have an easy answer.

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