Did you know that in 2010, there were 362,100 residential building fires in the United States? After any kind of damaging event in your home, such as a flood or fire, you will want to look into a professional services for restoration. In the case of a fire, you will want to look into fire restoration companies. A professional smoke damage restoration crew understands how different materials react to fire, heat and smoke, and can treat them appropriately in the aftermath of a fire. A professional smoke damage restoration crew understands how different materials react to fire, heat and smoke, and can treat them appropriately in the aftermath of a fire.
Of course, if your home has been flooded you will also want to look into restoration services, such as water removal services and water restoration services. It is also important to note that a flood can generate mold growth, which occurs when there is moisture from water damage, excessive humidity, water leaks, condensation, water infiltration, or flooding. In the case of mold you will need to contact a mold abatement service, also known as a mold removal service. Mold spores are a common component of household and workplace dust, however a flood can cause severe mold growth. And while not all mycotoxins, or toxic compounds excreted by mold, are harmful (in fact some, like penicillin, are even beneficial to humans), many are. Furthermore, can exacerbate already existing health problems. Although so called “toxic molds” can be harmful to anyone, people with allergies, compromised immune systems or lung problems may be particularly susceptible to fungal infections caused by mold. Keep in mind that you will never want to undertake mold removal yourself. Trying to remove some kinds of mold, such as toxic black mold, also known as stachybotrys, yourself can cause the release huge amounts of spores and mycotoxins throughout your home, only making the situation worse.
Overall, if you need any kind of restoration service, whether it be fire restoration or water removal. You will always want to contact a professional. Keep in mind, however, that prior to hiring anyone for water removal, mold removal, or fire restoration you may want to do a bit of research. It is always a good idea to read reviews or testimonials when looking for a mold or water removal or fire restoration service.