Biohazard Services in West Palm Beach, Florida

Some of the messiest and, in some cases, most interesting jobs Joe Taylor Restoration responds to are those that are considered biohazard. Biohazard situations include animal infestation and decomposition, trauma and crime scenes, severe odor contamination, and unattended or undiscovered death. These circumstances are never pretty and most people would not want to deal with

The 2013 Hurricane Season: Preventing and/or Addressing Water, Fire, or Mold Damage

As of June 1st, the 2013 hurricane season officially began in South Florida. And with a potential tropical storm looming on Florida’s horizon, we at Joe Taylor Restoration thought it important to address a few things that could help you avoid a water, fire, or mold disaster, or at least be ready to deal with

Insurance Fraud and Assignment of Benefits

When you, as a property owner, discover water damage in your home or business, your first thought may be to call a water remediation company, contractor, or the like to dry out your home. This can be a costly mistake if you do not choose the right one. There have been an increasing number of

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