EPA Lead Paint Removal FAQ

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The EPA regulates the certification of lead abatement contractors for lead-based paint practices during renovations, repair, and painting. This program is different than obtaining a license for full lead abatement which, for contractors in California, the certification and licensing is done through the California Department of Public Health, is mandated by the California Code of Regulations mainly under Title 8 and Title 10, and are outlined by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development … [Read more...]

Requirements for Testing and Removing Asbestos

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Why is it so important to have asbestos removed correctly? The EPA notes that, in general, symptoms of these conditions won’t show up until 20 to 30 years after the first exposure and that the risks are increased for those who smoke. Asbestos, when undisturbed, is usually not a health concern. When asbestos is disturbed and allowed to become airborne is when the risk becomes high. The very small fibers of asbestos can stay in the lungs for a long period of time, which causes the health issues. … [Read more...]

IICRC Certified Water, Fire, Mold Company Requirements

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Why is it important to choose a certified water, fire, and mold restoration specialist company when choosing a restoration contractor? Training: ensures safety of the occupants and employees Procedures: proper knowledge of the most up-to-date steps for proper remediation Continuing Education: updated class certification requirements The EPA estimates that the average person spends 90% of their life indoors and that pollutants can be an average of 2 to 5 times higher indoors than … [Read more...]

Insurance Company Requirements for Restoration Damage Claims

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  Are you experiencing a flood, water, sewage, fire, or mold damage claim to your home and deciding to or have already made a claim on your insurance? Maybe you just had one and do not know your insurance claim rights? Maybe you are happy with the claims process but are weary if you will be treated correctly and want insurance claim help? Maybe you are having problems with getting your claim paid correctly or you insurance carrier is not paying you enough money and want to know the … [Read more...]

Choosing Sewage Cleanup Companies

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Ok, you have a drain flood, sewage backup, overflowed toilet, broken drain line under your home or basement, or a sewage flood in a part of your home. These are very serious sewage issues that if not remediation and repaired correctly can form very serious and harmful conditions for your home and family. Sewage water contains viruses, bacteria and parasites.  If it is not cleaned up correctly health and mold growth restoration related issues can occur to those exposed from the water or air … [Read more...]

How to Clean Up Sewage

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Have a broken drain line? A sewer backup? A toilet overflow? A drain seepage into your basement or crawlspace? These are a few examples of issues needing sewage cleaning in San Diego County. What health illnesses and damage to your home will happen if your home does NOT get cleaned properly? What are the steps for cleaning sewage? We outline below the steps. Parasites, bacteria, and viruses in sewage flood water can lead to illnesses such as neurological disorders, gastrointestinal … [Read more...]

Bay Ho Basement Flooding What to Do Restoration Repair

Basement Flooding What to Do bay ho

Water damage from a flooded basement? It happens. Broken pipe burst from the ceiling? Drainage water basement flood? Sewage clean up needing removed? High humidity causing water and mold damage? Restoration basement flood needed? All of these are examples of accidental water damage that can cause extreme damage to your home and family and that need cleaned up fast. First, call us at 888-379-3977 immediately.  We are available 24/7 and can walk you through the process and steps for the … [Read more...]

Remediation Basement Flooding Solutions Clairemont

Remediation Basement Flooding Solutions flood Clairemont

Water damage from a basement flood? It happens. Have rain water flood into your basement? Have a pipe burst in the middle of the night? Sewage backup downstairs? Flood from above into your basement?  These are examples of water losses that can happen accidentally and cause serious damage to your property. First step: call us immediately at 888-379-3977.  We cover all of San Diego County and are available 24/7.  We can have a technician on-site in less than an hour. Here is a list of … [Read more...]

Crawlspace Water Removal Carmel Mountain Ranch

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If standing water is left under a home for an extended period of time, microbial growth and mold can grow under the home due to increased humidity. Many homes need Carmel Mountain Ranch crawlspace flood cleanup and have crawlspaces or areas of access under their structures. If this happens then a whole avenue of air quality and mold issues can occur inside the home itself. Some home have air intake vents that can directly pump the air into the home. All homes have unseen air passages that allow … [Read more...]

Low Crawl Space Cleanup Dryout Mid-City

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Many homes in San Diego County, CA have low crawlspaces. In other words, the area between the occupied space of the building and the ground beneath it. Many homes in Mid-City and other areas of San Diego have low clearance crawlspaces flood restoration needs. Mid-City, CA is the area in San Diego County located between Interstate 8, State Road 94, Interstate 805, and State Road 125. Basically, the middle of the County. When the clearance is shallow it makes it very difficult to work underneath a … [Read more...]