Common Signs You Have a Slab Leak

A slab leak can be a serious issue if not detected on time. This is a leak which occurs underneath a home with a concrete slab foundation. In order to prevent damage, you should look for the best slab leak detection San Diego has to offer. Of course, before calling the professionals, there are some tell-tale signs which can alert …

The Truth about Mold Remediation San Diego

Have you spotted mold in your house? It is the last thing you want to deal with in your home. So you have probably rushed to seek advice regarding mold remediation on the Internet. During the research, you may have come across the information that mold represents a health hazard and it should be removed as soon as possible. Also, …

Toxic Black Mold Explained: Mold Removal San Diego

Stachybotrys chartarum, commonly known as toxic black mold (or simply ‘’black mold’’), is an infamous type of mold frequently associated with poor indoor air quality resulting from fungal growth on water-damaged building materials. Is black mold really toxic? Stachybotrys chartarum is called ‘’toxic’’ because of the toxins it produced (mycotoxins). However, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention says that …

How to Prevent Smoking-Related Fires in Your Home

Not only is smoking a terrible habit, it’s also the cause of thousands of residential fires annually. Damage caused by a fire can be extremely extensive, wreaking havoc to your property and belongings. Not to mention that your Homeowner’s Insurance may not be enough to cover fire damage restoration. Lastly, but most importantly, regardless of how extensive a fire was, …

Guide to Poria Incrassata Treatment and Prevention

Poria Incrassata is a highly destructive fungus that causes wood decay. It certainly earned the name of ‘’The House-Eating Fungus’’, which makes it all the more terrifying. Among other things, poria needs water to grow, and it even uses its root-like structures called rhizomorphs to transport water from the soil to the wood that it wants to ”eat”. Due to …

After Fire Damage: Why Smoke Damage Should Be Handled by Pros

After the fire is put out and the fire damage put under control, you are left with lots of ash, soot, and overall smoke damage. Many homeowners make the mistake of trying to deal with smoke damage on their own, while they should leave it to trained professionals. The problem is, if smoke damage restoration isn’t done thoroughly and professionally, …

What Does a Thorough Fire Damage Inspection Include?

As traumatic as it is, fire can cause more damage than we can actually see. Fire damage can extend to the structural elements of a building, such as the foundation and roof, so it’s necessary to have a fire damage inspection done professionally. Surprisingly, a number of homeowners would disregard the necessity of a thorough inspection. Perhaps they wonder if …