At Clean Earth Restorations we like to do great work, and we also like to help our customers out in other ways whenever we can. We’ve put together a number of free Tip Sheets throughout our website regarding water damage, mold, fire and smoke damage, hoarding, crime and death scene clean-up, and hiring the right restoration contractor. Here is a tip from each free download. If you’d like more information, follow the tip sheet offers at the end of this article. And don’t hesitate to pass these along to any San Diego area friends or colleagues who may need them.
From: 10 Things You Must Know About Water Damage
Not all water is the same; it’s actually categorized into three categories. Category 1 is clean water and not hazardous. Category 2 has a low level of hazardous materials that have been built up in the water. Category 3 is extremely dangerous (sewage); the levels of unwanted material in this level of water can cause serious health issues if consumed.
From: 10 Things You Must Know About Mold
Handling a significant mold issue includes fixing the source of moisture, containing the clean-up area, removing the moisture, bagging and discarding damaged materials, drywall, and cleaning non-porous materials and disinfecting the area.
From: 10 Tips for Handling Fire and Smoke Damage
The first thing to do to get the smell of smoke out is removing the cause of the smell (burnt materials). Next you will need to clean the surfaces that are producing the odor. Finally you will want to seal off any of the spots that you cannot reach and clean so that the odor does not spread.
From: How to Help Someone Who is Hoarding
Be empathetic. It doesn’t mean you agree with your loved one’s behavior when you show them compassion. It means you are willing to listen and try to understand their perspective.
From: Facing a Death or Crime Scene, What to Do First
Police and Fire do not clean up the scene. If someone dies at home or at a place of business, whether by natural causes, an accident or a crime, the authorities at the scene do not usually clean up. The responsibility for cleanup is left to the family or the owner of the property.
From: 5 Steps to Hire the Right Restoration Contractor
The damage to your home of business may be covered by insurance. Make sure you work with a restoration contractor who knows how to help you through the claim process and understands the specific requirements for an insurance claim.
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