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How to Care for Hardwood Floors – Tips from Restoration Pros

Water damage can be a real disaster for hardwood floors.

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How to Fix Frozen Pipes in Hillsboro, OR?

Find out if frozen pipes are a problem in the Hillsboro, OR area and how to prevent them from happening.

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How Many Carbon Monoxide Detectors Do I Need in my Hillsboro, OR Home?

Carbon monoxide poisoning is a serious danger in Hillsboro,OR homes.

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5 Ways to Test for Radon in Your Hillsboro, OR Home

Worried about the levels of radon in your Hillsboro, OR home? Here are five methods for testing radon levels, as well as how to deal with high levels.

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How to Identify Lead Paint in My Hillsboro, OR Home

Discover whether or not lead paint is present in your Hillsboro, OR home and learn about the dangers of this toxin.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Property Damage and Insurance in Hillsboro, OR

Are you a first time homeowner in Hillsboro, OR? Learn about the different types of property damage and insurance, so you're prepared in case the unexpected happens.

How to Repair Water-Damaged Drywall

In a water damage event, it’s essential to quickly remove the water and dry your property.

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What To Do and Not Do After a House Fire

After the fire is out and the smoke has cleared, the fire department is gone, and you are left with a disaster on your hands.

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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.

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.

How to Remove Musty Smells from Carpet

Musty-smelling carpets are both unpleasant and dangerous.

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What Is White Mold and Is It Dangerous?

White mold is a term that applies to many species of mold which can grow in homes.

Memorial Day Weekend in Portland

Memorial Day Weekend in Portland activities are up in the air yet again, but there is so much hope on the horizon.

Children and Water Emergencies

What do we do when we have a mix of children and water emergencies? On the route to independence, it’s common a child will mimic what they see at home.

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The Risks of DIY Sewage Flood Cleanup in Your Home

Sewage flooding, typically occurring in the basement or bathroom, is a critical problem that needs to be addressed immediately.

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Follow These Tips to Prevent Spring Thaw Flooding

Spring is notorious for its unpredictable weather.

After an Unexpected Storm

What do we do after an unexpected storm? In the Portland Metro Area, we don’t see very many harsh winter storms.

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