House Fire: 5 Steps to Recovery
No two fires are the same, and damage can differ greatly from property to property depending on the size, intensity, and duration of the fire – as well as the structure itself! But even with all those variables, the process of restoring a home after a fire, and getting a family back on their feet, […]
Professional Furniture And Upholstery Cleaning
Who doesn’t love lounging around the house on the sofa, or in a favorite comfy chair? Did you know that the furniture in your home collects more dirt, dust, and oils from your skin than your carpet does? Over time the buildup of dirt and grime can weaken the upholstery, decreasing the lifespan of your […]
What is Ruined? Is This Flood Damage Covered?
Perhaps it was a surprise storm damaging an old roof. Or a burst pipe in the laundry room. Or the neighbors above ground pool springing a leak and flooding your basement. You have a serious situation! Address the two problems simultaneously: a) clean up the house and b) consult your insurance agent. Don’t forget to […]
Removing Cigarette Smoke Odor
The smell of cigarette smoke is unmistakable and can be very difficult to remove from carpets and upholstery. The hardest part about removing any kind of smoke damage is that it sticks to just about EVERYTHING. Because of this, it is very time-consuming to try and get rid of the odor left behind, but it is […]
So You Had a House Fire, What Now?
Few things are more deadly and more destructive to a home than a house fire. The possibility of this occurring is one of the more frightening prospects to any homeowner. However, it should bring some peace of mind to have a sure plan of what to do if a fire does occur. Most important, is […]
Spring Cleaning: Don’t Forget the Furniture!
Springtime is the perfect chance to deep furniture cleaning among your spring cleaning duties! After all, we’ve spent much of the cooler Summerville months inside – probably quite a bit of time parked in front of the TV watching movies or binging on Netflix, right? It only makes sense that as you work to straighten […]
Where There is Fire, There is Smoke.. and Possibly Water
When a fire occurs, damaging your property, it can be a devastating disaster for you and your family in the Charleston area. Although a fire can do a lot of damage to your home, sometimes putting out a fire can be just as damaging than the fire itself. Fire damage can often turn into 3 […]
What to do when Your Basement Floods
According to the National Flood Insurance program, flooding results in more than $3 billion is floor insurance claims every year. While some floods are the result of Mother Nature, others are just common household mishaps – like an overflowing bathtub or toilet, malfunctioning appliance, a burst pipe, or a clogged and backed up drain. If […]
Mold Myths Busted!
When it comes to mold, there are a lot of opinions and assumptions that are made based on what is and isn’t dangerous, how it should be handled, and what will kill it. A lot of these assumptions, however, prove to be false. Mold is dangerous and it is important to understand the truth. Here […]
What You Don’t Know About Smoke and Soot Damage
As the winter season quickly approaches and activities move inside, the threat of a house fire increases during the winter months. Aside from the 4th of July, Thanksgiving and the December Holidays (Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s) are among the highest days of reported house fires. With the increase of cooking large meals, increase of […]