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Taking Care of Fire And Smoke Damage


Quick action is the only way to minimize the destruction. Though heavy residues require the assistance of professional restoration technicians, a certified technician may be contacted for any amount of smoke damage.

Remember safety comes first.
Do not enter the property without proper work gloves and appropriate respiratory protection. Exposure to soot residue causes respiratory distress and other medical emergencies.

Bring along A few box fans.
Upon entering the property open the windows and place the box fans in the windows to force out the contaminated air and dust. Proper ventilation helps to prevent further smoke damage and reduces potential injury to people.

Remove loose smoke contamination with a professional dry cleaning soot sponge.

Clean every surface with soap and water.
Begin at the top and work down to the floor. Be sure to get inside cabinets and cupboards.

Use a high efficiency vacuum cleaner with a HEPA (High-Efficiency Particulate Air) Filter.
A good filtration system on a high efficiency vacuum prevents the soot from being blown back into the cleaned space. Clean or change the filter regularly.

Launder bedding, clothes, curtains, and other washable materials.
An alkaline cleaner neutralizes the acid found in the soot. Fine materials should be professionally dry-cleaned by a dry-cleaner who is experienced in smoke damaged articles.

Clean the exterior walls and eaves using a water hose attached to the proper cleaner.
Agitate and loosen stuck-on soot. The smoke damage to the outside of the property will continue until the soot is removed.

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Water Damage Henderson Mold Removal | Bella Mold Removal | Mold Allergens

Mold Allergens In Your Home


Allergy season is here but outside isn’t the only place allergens occur. “Up to one-third of children are allergic to mold (only pollen allergy is more common). Inhaling spores – the invisible airborne seeds of mold – can cause sneezing, a runny nose, itchy eyes, wheezing, and coughing” specific locations, like the basement or outside after you’ve mowed, and also if his symptoms persist beyond spring pollen season (generally March to June).

If your pediatrician thinks that mold may be the culprit, she’ll probably refer you to an allergist for testing. The allergist will lightly prick your child’s skin with a needle containing common allergens and watch for a hive-like reaction. “The skin test is the gold standard for identifying allergies and finding the treatment that is the most effective,” according to Stuart Abramson, MD, PhD, a pediatric allergist and immunologist at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston. When your child is mildly allergic, avoiding exposure may be the only treatment she needs.

If your child’s allergy is severe, a combination of an over-the-counter antihistamine, like Claritin or Zyrtec, and a prescription inhaled nasal steroid, such as Flonase or Nasonex, should help. Immunotherapy shots against mold are available, but experts say they aren’t always effective. During our own cleanup after the hurricane, we sealed our daughters’ bedroom door to keep the mold spores contained, and then we tore out the wet Sheetrock and carpet. Within days, Emily’s wheezing subsided, and I’d learned a valuable lesson: If you can’t prevent mold, get rid of it as fast as possible.


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Water Damage Henderson Mold Removal | Bella Mold Removal | Flood Protection

Protecting Your Property Before, During, And After A Flood


Tornado season is upon us and flood damage is comes along with it.

There are so many things you can do to prevent or minimize water damage to your home, stop mold growth and prevent a headache! Check out these great tips from travelers.com

Before The Flood:


Know your properties flood zone risk and evaluate your flood risk with this reference guide from IBHS.
Have your furnace, water heater and other permanent equipment elevated above the expected flood levels of your area.
Inspect sump pumps and drains regularly to ensure proper operation.
If you own a generator, have a licensed electrician provide a transfer switch to your sump pump so you can operate it in the event of flooding.
To help prevent sewage backup, have a licensed plumber install an interior or exterior backflow prevention valve.
Keep sandbags on hand to help divert unusually high water away from your foundation.
In snowy climates, flag drains to avoid plowing snow on top of them.
Learn the flood alert signals of your community.
Collect emergency building materials if you live in a frequently flooded area. These may include plywood, plastic sheeting, lumber, nails, shovels and sandbags.
Plan and practice an evacuation route. Designate a place for family members to meet in the event they become separated.
Review with all family members how to shut off utilities in an emergency.
Plan a survival kit with important documents, including insurance documents, medications and critical items in the event you need to leave your home.

During The Flood:


Listen to a battery-operated radio or television for the latest storm information. If advised to evacuate, shut off all utilities and evacuate immediately.
Move to high ground, avoid rising waters and do not walk or drive through any floodwaters.
Stay away from downed power lines and electrical wires.

After The Flood:


Listen to the radio and do not return home until authorities indicate it is safe to do so.
Once allowed back into your home, inspect it for damage. If your property has been damaged, promptly report the loss.
Be watchful of snakes that may have found their way into your home.
Throw away all food that has come in contact with floodwaters.
Remove standing water as quickly as possible, including from your basement. If your basement is flooded, pump out about 1/3 of the water per day to avoid structural damage.
Properly dry or remove soaked carpets, padding and upholstery within 24-48 hours after a flood to prevent mold growth. Discard anything that cannot be properly dried.
Wash and disinfect all areas that have been flooded. This includes walls, floors, closets and shelves, as well as heating and air-conditioning systems.
Do not energize electrical or electronic equipment that may have suffered water damage without first having a qualified electrician inspect and/or test it.

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