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Home for sale in Park City? Get it checked for mold!

Just got back today from doing an inspection in Park City and wanted to share what I found today, since this is pretty common in homes in the area. Many of the homes in Park City have crawl spaces below them. Often times, people don’t even think about their crawl spaces, since the space is…

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Smile on Monday. If you need help, keep reading!

As you go about your day today, try to smile. In fact, try to re-tell this joke, even if you screw it up, everyone will most likely still be laughing. Happy Monday everyone!   Rich Contractor in Heaven There once was a very rich contractor who was near death. He was very grieved because he…

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How to choose a Mold Remediation Company?

Many of our customers have related to us that it is hard to know who to trust when it comes to mold. The internet is littered with misinformation, outdated information, and some that is patently false. What factors should you consider when selecting a contractor to help with a mold problem? Here are a few…

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An in-depth mold inspection

I just visited a home yesterday to do an inspection regarding mold. The owners purchased the home about 6 months ago, and have been remodeling ever since. Several family members have had persistent breathing issues, which they thought might be related to mold. They were aware of a few areas of concern that had been…

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A little humor for your Tuesday

Six Phases of a Restoration Project: 1) Enthusiasm 2) Disillusionment 3) Panic 4) Search for the Guilty 5) Punishment of the Innocent 6) Praise & Honors for the Non-Participants That pretty much sums it up! Come check out our Facebook page, or send us a comment if you have any additions or changes for the…

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Is your water damage from a sewer backup?

You come home from work, and find your basement flooded. Water is everywhere. What do you? Get the water stopped. But water isn’t running anywhere, no broken pipes. The pool of water isn’t getting bigger. What happened? We get calls like this all of the time, and usually, what has happened is a sewer backup….

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Fire Damage from… a Pop Tart?

I just got back from looking at a smoke damage job today. A lady called yesterday, saying that her son had accidentally warmed up a Pop Tart for 30 minutes, not 30 seconds. By the time he noticed, the pop tart had blackened and caught on fire, causing very minor fire damage. However, what did…

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Down spouts can cause a lot of damage!

How much water falls when it rains? Have you ever heard on the news that an inch of rain fell? It may not sound like much, but when it rains a lot, water can accumulate quickly! Down spouts are used to get the water from your rain gutters down to ground level. Many people use…

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Studfinders might cause water damage!

Just finished an interesting inspection, so a word of caution to those out there that like to use stud-finders when hanging up pictures in their home. Stud-finders will find studs behind the drywall; unfortunately, they can’t distinguish between studs and water pipes! Now, building codes for newer homes prevent (most) situations like this from happening,…

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Landlords in Utah

Many people rent their homes, including myself. I happen to have a good landlord, who takes care of things when I let her know about them. When renters find mold in their home, they often let their landlord know. Last night, I got a call from a customer who described finding mold in their closet,…

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