IICRC Certified Mold Remediator

The IICRC, which stands for the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification, is an internationally recognized organization that establishes and promotes standards and certifications for the inspection, cleaning, restoration, and installation industries. The IICRC offers certification to restoration companies and the like based on their participation in courses, standardized testing, on-the-job training, and an organizational commitment to

Sewage Damage Cleanup

In any typical water damage situation, one of the most important questions to answer is: What is the quality of the intruding water? The Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has defined the different types of intruding water and divided them into three categories. The worst of these is Category 3 Water, or “black

Standing Water in Flooded House- Wellington, Florida

Recently, Joe Taylor Restoration received an after hours emergency call for a water loss in Wellington, Florida that involved a home with standing water throughout. You might be wondering how on earth a home was flooded so completely without a major weather event. The answer is two fold: a bathtub supply line that burst and

Animal Infestation Clean Up

Are there mice in the attic? Rats in the walls? Squirrels that have decided they would rather live inside your home or business than in a nearby tree? This is known as animal infestation, which is, of course, a biohazard. Joe Taylor Restoration is very familiar with all types of biohazard jobs, including animal infestation

Washing Machine Water Damage

Perhaps because washing machines are a core appliance in most homes, apartments, and condos, we see washing machine water damage quite often. Last week, we saw this familiar appliance become a major source of destruction for a homeowner in Palm Beach Gardens. A malfunctioning washing machine supply line caused a major a top down water loss, and lots