Archive for March, 2021

What Causes Mold in Homes?

Posted by on Wednesday, March 31st, 2021 in Mold Remediation

Mold is an important part of nature, helping with the decomposition of organic matter and recycling nutrients in ecosystems. While outdoor mold is essential, mold growing indoors presents health hazards and can cause property damage. Molds reproduce via tiny airborne spores that travel virtually anywhere, even in our homes. Even though traces of mold spores […]

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Water Flows Down From a 2nd Floor Condo and Into Multiple Units

Posted by on Tuesday, March 30th, 2021 in Water Damage Restoration

Water is affected by gravity. This phenomenon is what gives us beautiful waterfalls and tides. But in the world of property damage, gravity can make water damage spread from one area into several. Recently, in a large condominium in Arlington, VA, the property manager called Purofirst to handle water damage mitigation. Performing the Restoration in […]

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Follow These Tips to Prevent Spring Thaw Flooding

Posted by on Thursday, March 25th, 2021 in Water Damage Restoration

Spring is notorious for its unpredictable weather. The combination of heavy rains and rapid snow thaw can result in severe home flooding. Here are vital tips to prepare your home for the spring thaw and prevent water damage: Spring Thaw Water Damage Prevention Tips Remove snow around your house with a shovel so that thawed […]

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Purofirst Completes 3-Unit Water Loss Remediation and Hoarding Pack-Out

Posted by on Monday, March 22nd, 2021 in Mold Remediation, Water Damage Restoration

Water damage can often start small but can quickly escalate to cause more destruction. If not treated promptly, the water can create problems with mold, as well as long-term structural damage. We recently were called in to complete a water restoration job for a Condo Association in Silver Spring, MD. The job quickly evolved into […]

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Spring Cleaning? Remember These Fire Safety Tips

Posted by on Thursday, March 18th, 2021 in Uncategorized

While spring cleaning allows you to get your home in order, you should also focus on tasks that improve your home’s safety. Fires can occur when you least expect them, but you can prevent them by following these safety guidelines for your spring cleaning routine: Spring Cleaning Checklist Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms – Replace […]

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