Snowbirds Leaving South Florida: How to Prevent Fire, Mold and Water Damage

South Florida is a short-term nesting spot for thousands of “snowbirds.” For those of you who are not familiar with the term, a “snowbird” is someone from the U.S. Northeast or Midwest, Pacific Northwest, or Canada who spends a large portion of the winter season in warmer climates, like Florida. Those of us who live in

Home Structure Fires: Causes and Restoration

According to the National Fire Protection Association, the U.S. has a fire problem. The general fire statistics for 2012 have not yet been released, but in 2011, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 1,389,500 fires. These fires caused 3,005 civilian deaths, 17,500 civilian injuries, and $11.7 billion in property damage. Of the over 1 million fires, 484,500 were

The Aftermath of Isaac: Water and Mold Damage

When Hurricane Isaac passed to the south of the Treasure Coast in late August 2012, Floridians on the east coast breathed a sigh of relief; thankful the storm was not a direct hit. However, the storm dumped between 6 and 13 inches of rain, leaving thousands of homes and businesses with some level of water damage.

Flood Restoration Services

Flood damage. The phrase conjures up images of submerged basements, saturated furniture, and hurricane wreckage. For those of us who live in South Florida, it seems we can not escape it. If we haven’t been hit by a hurricane recently, then we or someone we know has had a pipe burst, or the line to the

Fire Damage Cleaning and Restoration

Most of us are fascinated by fire. Whether sitting beside a campfire or in front of a fireplace, many of us could stare at the flames for hours. We find it interesting, hypnotizing, cozy and desirable. However, for all the pleasure a fire brings, it carries an equal amount of danger that the majority of us