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January 11, 2023

Backup Sump Pump Options In South Carolina

Experts tell us that one of the best precautions you can take to protect your South Carolina home from a flooded basement is to install a primary sump pump. But sometimes, during storms, you may lose power which also kills your sump pump, making it useless… Read More

January 2, 2023

How to Remove Mold Stains from Clothes

Have you ever been knocked over by the smell emanating from a pile of wet clothes? When damp clothes have been left sitting for a while, they can acquire a foul, musty smell because of the growth of mold.  Mold is a live-growing organism that’s prevalent… Read More

December 27, 2022

How to Spot Restoration Company Storm Chasers

After a disaster like a hurricane, tornado, or severe windstorm hits South Carolina, it’s common to see blue tarps on roofs and maybe siding or roofing materials sitting in yards, waiting to be installed. But if you’ll notice, some of those telltale signs of damage never seem to… Read More

September 19, 2022

Why Water Damage to Ceilings Should be Repaired Quickly

Water damage to ceilings is a common issue because it can appear from various sources – from leaking roofs to plumbing problems. If not properly addressed, it can destroy homes, cause mold growth and sickness, and cost tens of thousands of dollars to repair. As a homeowner, you should know… Read More

September 5, 2022

Smoke and Soot Are More Dangerous Than You May Think

If you’ve experienced a fire in your South Carolina home or business, you may be tempted to rush back into the building once the flames are extinguished to determine the amount of damage to the structure, your belongings, or inventory. But the experts know from personal experience that this could… Read More

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 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 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

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