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How to Clean Up After a Wildfire

Cleaning Up After a Wildfire
After a wildfire, the smoke removal and odor removal can be quite a daunting task. We’ve put together what we hope will be a handy guide for tackling the problem. Bear in mind, as you read the following, that you can do some of this work yourself but homeowners insurance will usually… Read more »

Cleaning Up After the Cold Springs Fire in Nederland, CO

 
Our hearts go out to the families and businesses affected by the Cold Springs Fire in Nederland, Colorado over the weekend. The senseless loss of property from this wildfire will have far-reaching affects on the surrounding residents of the Nederland fire. We are heartened to hear that, so far, there has been no loss of… Read more »

10 Things You Should Know About Black Mold and Water Damage

Black mold has been a common problem ever since the first time that they plumbed human dwellings with water. Water damage — which occurs as a result of moisture in homes and buildings — can occur within 48 hours of unwelcome water entering your home or office, causing black mold and the need for mold remediation. Black… Read more »

Mold Cleaners that Work | Mold Cleaning

When faced with mold problems at home or work you may have a problem choosing a mold cleaning product that will help you get rid of the black mold. There are a number of mold cleaning agents that have been recommended for mold remediation by other websites. We’d like to cover a few of these products… Read more »

What Kind of Floods are Covered by Insurance in Colorado?

Flood insurance is not part of basic homeowners insurance.
Many people do not realize that basic homeowner’s insurance does not include coverage from flood damage. Instead, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) administers flood insurance through a federal program. Flood insurance may be purchased as a separate policy.
Many people mistakenly believe that if a flood were to… Read more »

Deodorization for Smoke and Pet Odor Removal

 
 How to Remove Smoke Odor and Pet Odor

Effective ways to remove offensive smells such as pet odor and cigarette odor, or even smoke odor from a fire
ODO Ban is a product that is very effective in deodorization and eliminating smoke odors and pet odors.  This product can be found at your local hardware store such as… Read more »

Why Mold Grows and How it is Dangerous

The Basics

The key to mold control is moisture control.
If mold is a problem in your home, you should clean up the mold promptly and fix the water problem.
It is important to dry water-damaged areas and items within 24-48 hours to prevent mold growth.
Why is mold growing in my home?
Mold comes in many colors.  Mold is part… Read more »