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How To Remove Mold In Air Ducts

In this comprehensive post, we’ll go over; How to Remove Mold from Air Ducts You’ll also learn; Preventing Mold buildup. Causes of Mold in Air Ducts. The common molds that are found in your air ducts. Why a professional should do the cleaning. So if you’ve ever wondered about any of these points, you’ll love this post!For mold to thrive, …

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What is a Puffback? Everything You Need to Know!

In this comprehensive post, we’ll go over; What is a Puffback, Everything you need to know! You’ll learn; What a puffback is. What causes a puffback. How to prevent puffbacks. So if you’ve ever asked yourself any of these questions, you’ll love this post!New York is known for its crazy weather and days when all 4 seasons are experienced over …

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The 6 Types of Asbestos and Where It’s Found

In this comprehensive post, we’ll go over; Everything you need to know about Asbestos. You’ll learn; The different types of asbestos, Where it can still be found, And what to do if you have it in your home! So if you’re concerned about asbestos in your home, you’ll everything you need to know here!Taking a Deep Dive…Into Asbestos?Asbestos is bad, …

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This is What You Need to Know About Mildew (2020)

In this comprehensive post, we’ll go over; Everything you need to know about Mildew. You’ll learn; What it is. The different characteristics of it How to remove and prevent it The difference between mildew and mold So if you’ve ever wondered what mildew was, you’ll love this post!What is Mildew?Mildew. What is it? Most of us have experienced the problem …

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11 MOST COMMON PLACES TO CHECK FOR MOLD IN YOUR HOME

If you have allergies or a chronic lung disease like asthma, you’re probably very aware of the effect mold can have on your health. But even if you have a healthy immune system and no allergies, mold can cause a variety of health problems — coughing, wheezing, and throat, skin, and eye irritation, to name a few. Mold is everywhere …

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ROCK EMERGENCY PARTNERS WITH STERAMIST IN FIGHT TO STOP THE SPREAD OF CORONAVIRUS

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (PRWEB) MARCH 05, 2020 The coronavirus has steadily been spreading over the past few months, claiming over 3,000 lives globally thus far. Coronavirus isn’t a new disease, but the current strain of the virus (COVID-19) originally surfaced in China and has quickly spread over the past few months and is now present in a number of U.S states, …

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HOW TO PREVENT SEWAGE FROM FLOODING YOUR HOME

It may start off innocent – your sink drains a little slower than usual or you notice a strange odor in your bathtub. These seemingly harmless issues may be warning signs of a sewage backup. People generally wait until a huge problem occurs before they take action, says Dr. Sara Heger, a researcher, and instructor in the Onsite Sewage Treatment …

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ASBESTOS IN NYC IS MORE COMMON THAN YOU THINK

It has been discovered that the Metropolitan Transportation Authority pumped large amounts of asbestos-filled air into an East New York bus depot for decades, exposing more than a thousand employees and possibly high school students (working as interns) to asbestos, the Daily News reported on Monday. Every air vent that services the first three floors of the bus depot – …

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HERE IS WHAT CAUSES MOLD IN SHOWERS

There’s nothing like taking a hot shower only to realize that you’re surrounded by icky mold. Gross! How does mold even grow in the shower, and how do you get rid of it? Rest assured, you’re not alone. According to recent statistics, more than half of all U.S. homes have mold. But you have to take action. Mold in shower …

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JOB SAFETY: PRIORITY #1 FOR ROCK EMERGENCY EMPLOYEES

In the restoration industry, there are many risks that threaten the health and safety of our technicians and others who traverse the damaged/worksite. Health and job safety is a big consideration for all of us here at Rock Emergency. It is a big part of our job safety training programs and the way we operate. We strictly follow the Occupational …

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IS THERE ASBESTOS IN MY HOME? – HOW TO CHECK AND WHAT TO DO IF ASBESTOS IS FOUND

Many homes built before 1980 contain asbestos in old floor tiles, ceiling tiles, roof shingles and flashing, siding, insulation (around boilers, ducts, pipes, sheeting, fireplaces), pipe cement, and joint compound used on seams between pieces of sheetrock. Some newer houses may also contain asbestos. Some homes may also contain vermiculite attic insulation contaminated with asbestos. Property damage claims can no …

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DETECT AND PREVENT WATER DAMAGE AND MOLD

Water and Mold Problems Standing water on the floor is easy to see. Less obvious signs of problems include: Unexpected increases in your water bill Stains on walls, floors or ceilings Damaged or warped flooring Warped bottom panels in under-sink cabinets Peeling paint or wallpaper Corrosion on plumbing valves and fittings Deal with water and mold problems as you find …

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WHAT MAKES A CATASTROPHIC FLOOD? AND IS CLIMATE CHANGE CAUSING MORE OF THEM?

The first thing to understand: It’s complicated. Each flood is its own phenomenon, tied to the specific circumstances in the area. “Flooding is complex,” Deke Arndt, a climate scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, said Thursday in a briefing on the potentially dire flood season. “It has to do with precipitation falling to the ground,” Mr. Arndt said, “but …

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ASBESTOS

Asbestos. The name has it’s origin in the Greek word for inextinguishable. A highly-effective and inexpensive fire-retardant material and thermal and acoustic insulator, asbestos was used extensively in home construction from the early 1940s through the 1970s. However, we now know that prolonged exposure to asbestos fibers can lead to lung disease. When disturbed, tiny abrasive asbestos fibers are easily …