Traverse Bay Area Task Force on Hoarding

Traverse Bay Area Task Force on Hoarding    Hoarding disorder is a persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions because of a perceived need to save them. This disorder is estimated to effect 3-5% of the population.  A person with hoarding disorder...
How to Dry Wet Flooring

How to Dry Wet Flooring

How to Dry Wet Flooring Comprehensive water damage mitigation can be a complex job that requires an experienced team with knowledge and resources to fully address. Consider this as just a quick reference guide:   Call a restoration company who is certified with...
Long Term Water Damage

Long Term Water Damage

Long Term Water Damage    Unless you’re an arborist or into restoring old wooden boats, water and wood usually don’t mix well. Hardwood flooring, cabinets, framing, and other porous components of the home, after being exposed to water, will begin to absorb...
Follow the Light

Follow the Light

Finding the Source of the Problem: Along with our noses and some deductive reasoning,  the UV light has proved to be a very helpful tool in tracking down bad odors. The UV light highlights the urine trails on the floor, allowing us to track down potential rodent hot...
How to Clean Up Mold

How to Clean Up Mold

Let’s start with what NOT to do when you find mold in your home. Please follow these precautions before you put you or your loved ones at risk: Do NOT tear out mold contaminated building materials without proper containment and protective gear. Do NOT paint over...