August 29, 2022

Should You Buy a Fire Damaged Home?

With South Carolina home prices skyrocketing, people are willing to do almost anything to get a good deal, including buying a house that has had a fire. That could be a good investment because they cost less and may even be negotiated at a lower price. But the following are… Read More

August 24, 2022

Septic Backups – Why Only Professionals Should Clean Them Up

Whether you’ve smelled it while driving by a spill or you’ve had sewage from a septic backup in your South Carolina home or business, the stomach-churning odor of raw sewage is hard to forget. Unfortunately, the terrible smell isn’t the worst of it. A raw sewage backup or overflow from… Read More

August 22, 2022

Powerful South Carolina Storms are Here to Stay

Does it seem to you that South Carolina storms are becoming both more frequent and more violent? Well, they are. There has been a staggering rise in the number of extreme weather events globally over the past 20 years, driven largely by rising global temperatures and other climatic changes that… Read More

August 17, 2022

Mold Mites: What They Are and How to Remove Them

The word “mites” may summon up in your mind the notion of dust mites. But if you’re having mold problems in your South Carolina home, then you undoubtedly also have mold mites, which, as the name hints at, feed on mold. As mold needs dark and damp conditions to… Read More

August 15, 2022

It’s Spring Cleaning Time for Property Managers

Winter is finally over! But with warmer weather comes a whole new set of concerns and projects for South Carolina property managers. It’s spring cleaning time! Since there’s so much to do, we’ve helped by creating a checklist so you’ll have a better handle on what needs to be done. Read More

August 10, 2022

Hurricane Damage

Of all documented weather disasters in U.S. history, hurricanes have caused the most deaths and destruction. The year 2020 set a new record for events with 22 billion-dollar weather and climate disasters—shattering the previous annual record of 16 events in 2011 and 2017. Then on August 29, 2021, Hurricane Ida… Read More

August 8, 2022

How to Limit Water Damage from Summer Storms

Summer in South Carolina has begun, which means higher temperatures along with higher humidity. Summer also means strong storms in our area which can cause flooding and other water damage on your property and/or in your basement. But if you take the time to prepare for storms, you can protect… Read More

August 3, 2022

How to Learn if You Live in a Floodplain

The topic of floodplains leads to many questions. Although one study estimates that up to 41 million Americans live in flood zones, many of those homeowners are unaware of it until they experience significant water damage. So, how can you tell if you live in a floodplain? This article… Read More

August 1, 2022

How to Know If Water Damage is New or Old

Water damage is the most common type of South Carolina property damage because of the numerous ways it can strike. Natural outside occurrences like rainstorms, hurricanes, and flooding might lead to water damage, but it can also materialize with interior issues such as burst pipes and sewage backups that… Read More

July 27, 2022

How Environmental Hygienists Find Mold Spores

Once upon a time if you couldn’t see something you generally weren’t worried about it. Today, with the advances in science and technology, we now understand that gases and micro-pollutants in the air – even those that can’t be seen or smelled – can affect our health and well-being. So,… Read More