Odor Removal and Restoration Odor removal is a critical part of almost any restoration project. Fully eliminating odors has always been difficult since each project has unique challenges. Fire and soot restoration jobs, for example, can be particularly tricky. Fires damages more than just the burned and charred areas you can see. Soot and smoke can damage furnishings, documents, ventilation systems, electronics and … [Read more...]
Odor Removal with Hydroxyl Generators
Summer Break Countdown
My nine-year old daughter reminded me the other day that they have “something like 10 days left” before schools out for summer. I looked at the calendar and realized she was right, summer is right around the corner and I haven’t created my “before school lets out to-do list”. Stress immediately set in as I racked my brain on what needs to be done to prepare myself (and the kids) for summer break. (Lack of) … [Read more...]
Mother’s Day…What’s a Husband to do?
If you are like me, every year I plan on coming up with a GRAND gift for Mother’s Day. However, it seems to come down to the last minute and I scramble to find decent flowers at the grocery store. My kids are getting older, 10 and 13 years old, and I have tried to get them involved with coming up with ideas. Unfortunately, their only response is either, “I don’t know” or “I don’t want to do THAT”. Years ago, when … [Read more...]
Fire Damage Restoration Tips
We recently partnered with RIMKUS for a “live burn” – which basically meant we were going to burn down a box, which replicated the living room in a home. We worked closely with the kind folks from the Pasadena Fire Department to hold this controlled burn in the parking lot of the Pasadena Convention Center (right outside of Houston, Texas). The reason for holding this event there was that about 100 insurance … [Read more...]