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|Animal Stains and Odors
||Are you struggling with those pesky stains and odors from that four-footed member of your family? One factor to consider is whether restoration attempts are likely to be cost-effective. Complete removal of severe urine odor and staining from carpet is difficult and expensive at best. How acceptable the end result will be cannot be predicted. A property owner is often well advised to apply any money available for restoration towards replacement instead.
|| Replacing contents after a fire can be very costly and insurance companies typically require that most are cleaned vs. replaced. Paul Davis Restoration of the Tri-State Area uses a state of the art contents cleaning system that is unique in the Greater Cincinnati area. Our Fireline Contents Cleaning system takes the science of cleaning to a whole new level. Using our Cyclonic Action Pre-Washer, Ultrasonic Cleaner, Vortex In-Line Basket Dryer and Ozone Chamber you can have the confidence that we are able to clean contents and remove odor in a way that often results in contents being returned cleaner than they were before the fire.
|Electric Space Heaters
||If there is no open flame, then I should be okay? - According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), electric space heaters are associated with more than 2,400 fires each year that result in deaths, injuries and millions of dollars in property loss. This article provides some guidelines to follow to ensure safe usage of electric space heaters.
||What is an ice dam??? Ice dams cause millions of dollars of damage every year. Obvious, visible damage may include sagging ice-filled gutters, rotted roof decking, stained or sagging drywall, damaged shingles, and wet insulation. Unfortunately, obvious damage may be just the tip of the iceberg. The worst effects of ice dams are often hidden, caused by moisture trapped inside walls or floors. This damage is seldom discovered until months after all the snow has melted. Click on the link to the left for more info about what an ice dam is and it forms.
||Facts About Lead-Based Paint Effective April 22, 2010federal law requires that individuals receive certain information before renovating six square feet or more of painted surfaces in a room for interior projects or more than twenty square feet of painted surfaces for exterior projects in housing, child care facilities and schools built before 1978. Click on the link to the left for an informational booklet that explains this new law and how it may affect you.
||What can you do to prevent mold? Mold growth requires a wet environment, and it usually grows in the home as a consequence of improperly controlled water damage. Many molds may require a high level of moisture during initial growth, but when mature, survive and reproduce indefinitely at much lower moisture levels, sometimes as low as standard indoor humidity levels. Mold growth can be effectively prevented only by quick and efficient drying, which removes the moisture necessary for initial mold growth before it can get a foothold.
How do you get rid of difficult odors??? Admittedly...this can sometimes be a very difficult job, but if you follow these steps almost any odor issue can be resolved.
||What should I do if I have had a water leak in my house? You've suffered a water loss, but you have done the right thing by contacting Paul Davis Restoration specialists. Here are some important things that you can do to assist us in quickly returning your property, as closely as possible, to its previous condition.
|Who Can You Trust?
||We recognize that is unsettling having someone you do not know work in your home! How much do you really know about them? Can you trust them? Did you know that when the DIY television network needed an expert contractor in the Cincinnati ,they trusted Paul Davis Restoration and Remodeling? For even more info about our DIY television project check out our DIY to the Rescue portfolio.