Floridians Beware: A Small Flood Could Haunt You with Serious Water Damage

Posted by Alejandra Iragorri on Aug 11, 2017 1:01:21 PM

We see it everywhere. Videos of people surfing in flooded neighborhoods. Car garages inundated and people stuck in water-consumed traffic on the beaches of Florida. This isn’t something that only affects Miami Beach, either. We’ve seen flooded homes in Brickell, Kendall, Oakland Park and Pompano Beach, too. I don’t want to seem like someone who is firing off an alarm for nothing, but I think all homeowners must beware of the effects of water damage.


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Home Mold Removal Gone Wild: Why to Never Do-it-Yourself

Posted by Alejandra Iragorri on Aug 7, 2017 12:57:50 PM

We’ve all heard about mold or have seen it at one time or another. But one thing is for sure: never get too comfortable. Mold removal is a big project. There are plenty of DIY (Do-it-Yourself) mold removal videos out there on YouTube, but even those videos will tell you there are risks involved, not to mention the costs of removal mold on your own.

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How to Find a Hidden Water Leak

Posted by Alejandra Iragorri on Jul 11, 2017 12:37:25 PM

As a homeowner and someone who works at a water damage restoration company, trust me when I say we’ve seen all kinds of water leaks. When it comes to bad plumbing, we’ve seen beautiful houses go under quickly especially here in South Florida because of all the humidity. Most people react by trying to dry the affected area as fast as possible to avoid mold, contamination, and soaring water damage costs. This is the easy part. Finding the water leak source is another story. 

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Before Mold Spreads, Follow These Steps for a Visual Mold Inspection

Posted by Alejandra Iragorri on Jun 27, 2017 4:14:52 PM

So you think mold is growing in your home because of your allergy symptoms, but you’re not sure how much of it has spread. How do you know for sure and where should you start to get a straight mold answer? That’s what this article is about.

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Warning! Floods in South Florida Could Cost You Thousands

Posted by Alejandra Iragorri on Jun 12, 2017 3:27:34 PM

Four days in a row. That’s how much rainfall we received in South Florida last week. We saw communities terribly affected by all of the flooding with new homeowners worried about what kind of hurricane season to expect ahead.

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Follow These Steps to Deal with Home Water Damage After a Hurricane

Posted by Alejandra Iragorri on Jun 2, 2017 3:35:38 PM

Once you’re a South Florida homeowner you realize everything from maintenance and yard duty is your responsibility. Despite all of the benefits of owning a home, it requires that you invest an awful lot of time and money. When a storm strikes, such as a hurricane, costs are bound to increase especially if you are hit with significant water damage. So instead of writing about hurricane preparedness, my focus will be in guiding you in the event you actually do experience water damage in your home.

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When Mold Attacks Your Home & Health

Posted by Alejandra Iragorri on May 22, 2017 3:19:12 PM

We’ve written about mold and how to get it out of your home, but we’ve never written anything about mold that could be living inside of your body.  As disgusting as it sounds, the human body can be a happy and comforting place for mold.

But first, let’s discuss why most of us are susceptible to mold in South Florida.

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HELP! We Found Mold in our AC Unit and We Don’t Know What to Do!

Posted by Alejandra Iragorri on May 12, 2017 12:55:09 PM

It’s common for AC units to develop mold in South Florida, especially if the AC unit is old. Humidity is something we all have to deal with in Florida, but mold definitely should not be.

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What Equipment Should All Mold Removal Companies Have in South Florida?

Posted by Alejandra Iragorri on May 2, 2017 9:34:34 AM

I want to be clear in stating that not all restoration companies are certified to deal with mold.  Mold is very complicated to remove and proper training is definitely required. Please do your due dilligence and make sure the company you decide to work with has the tools and experience to help you deal with mold problems. I know it sounds like it would be a breeze, and there are plenty of misconceptions out there as we’ve published in this video. 

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7 Things to Know about Mold Removal as a South Florida Homeowner

Posted by Alejandra Iragorri on Mar 21, 2017 8:28:00 AM

Most people think they know mold, when they have no mold idea! We see this all the time as a certified mold removal company, especially when dealing with new homeowners or real estate investors who are tight on budgets. In Florida, we see all kinds of mold cases because of frequent thunderstorms throughout the region and the extreme levels of humidity.

So,  I’m going to show you 7 things you need to know about mold and why it shouldn’t be something you ignore.

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