Flood waters can be very damaging to your home and your health. Exposure to mold can lead to asthma attacks, eye and skin irritation, and allergic reactions. It can lead to severe infections in people with weakened immune systems. Flood water may carry sewage or chemicals into your home. This contaminated water could expose you or your family to viruses, bacteria, disease carriers (such as mosquitos), parasites, and mold. You can protect yourself and your family by following these steps:
With temperatures warming the snow is slowly melting, and the hope is that sunny spring is right around the corner. With the saying, “April showers bring May flowers,” it is safe to say that we should expect warm weather precipitation in the coming months. While short periods of rain are very beneficial to the environment, long periods of rain can cause major issues such as damaging floods. If your home is threatened with flooding issues, the following is a helpful checklist to limit water damage. Keep this checklist as a reference to utilize before the experts of SunGlo Disaster Restoration Specialists arrive to resolve any water issues.
Wood floor owners need a preservation plan when it comes to keeping their floors in the best condition during the winter months. The plan can start in the spring and summer to transition into fall and winter.
Cleaning surfaces we come in contact with on a daily basis is a simple matter. However, have you considered cleaning something that you are in contact daily and cannot see? Air is all around us and is vital to our wellbeing. Air ducts routinely get clogged with dirt, dust and grime. Keeping them clean is not an easy task, but it is a task that can reward your health, as well as your wallet.
Water expands as it freezes and puts incredible pressure on whatever is containing it. No matter the material, metal or plastic, freezing water will cause the container to burst, causing extremely dangerous conditions for homeowners and their pipes. Should you experience a frozen pipe, here are some things to try.
It’s the time of year when houses transform into displays of loving holiday crafts and beautiful decorations. While many enjoy decorating for the holidays, it’s important to consider what you display and how you display it, to keep loved ones and guests safe. The following are a few thoughts to keep in mind as you warm up your home with beautiful displays for the holidays.
When fire or flood strikes, it’s easy to fall into panic or despair. Losing your home or other assets to fire or flood is devastating, but there is hope. When these disasters happen, this is the time to call a restoration company. Depending on the level of damages, a restoration company can bring your home back to its original state, or very close to it. If the result is a total loss, a restoration company will work with your insurance company to rebuild your home. But what do you do in the immediate aftermath?
With hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria wreaking havoc across the seaboard, millions of dollars in flood damages have already been assessed, and more are still to come. Whether water damage is caused by leaky pipes, hurricanes, or something in between, the type of water is just as important to identify as the extent of the damage when finding the best restoration route.
Customer service is important in every industry, and plays a big part in separating businesses from the competition. When it comes to restoration however, customer service plays an even more vital role. Restoration experts work with their clients’ most valuable assets: their homes and businesses. No other asset has more sentimental value than homes and businesses. Moreover, restoration experts always arrive after widespread damage or a disaster takes place. Understanding the specific challenges of customer service in restoration will not only help the business stand out, but also make unforgettable impacts in clients’ lives.
Dampness is one of the most common causes of rampant mold growth. Recent flooding in Mid-Michigan has made many homeowners and business owners seek restoration work, and it is essential to keep mold sickness in mind during these jobs. Health problems caused by mold can be serious and it is up to restorers to make sure a building is safe before re-entry.
The things that make a house a home are often the fine touches that you put on yourself. Custom woodwork, custom cabinets, ornate moldings, closets that are just the right size—all these things suit your lifestyle and make your home unique. Sadly, these items are also the first to go when fires or floods strike. Custom woodwork is highly susceptible to fire damage, water damage, and mold. A professional, experienced restoration company with skilled staff can restore your custom woodwork and bring your home back to its original condition. SunGlo Services will take you through the process required to restore custom woodwork.