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10/13/2014
Mold.  It grows in the shower and basement, on old fruit and steps, in windowsills and almost everywhere. What we call mold is actually a variety of different fungi.  But they all have common factors.  Some molds are fairly benign, and others are hazardous to your health.  If a piece of fruit or bread gets moldy, you can just throw it out.  But if mold starts to grow on the walls and structural materials, you can have serious problems.  The good news is that you ca...
07/26/2014
When most people think of fire and the damage it causes, they think of burned buildings and charred beams. Much of the damaged caused by fires is not from flames but smoke. Couple that with the high humidity environment caused by the water used to douse the fire and there is a real recipe for secondary damage.  Often, after a “minor” fire is put out, an individual or business later finds that they have thousands of dollars of damaged and malfunctioning equipment, machinery, and...
05/23/2014
Superior Cleaning & Restoration was called to investigate moisture intrusion in a number of modular buildings. The Mods stood 7 stories tall and were to become downtown Seattle’s first modular apartment building. Constructed in central Oregon, the Mods were transported to the Seattle area by truck and temporarily stored in a large open lot in the South Sound until the Downtown Seattle site was ready to receive them. The interiors included kitchen, bath, laundry, fixtures and flooring....
04/23/2014
If you have experienced damage to your property, you know that a fast response is vital to the restoration of your belongings. There are many emergencies that can threaten the safety of you and your loved ones, including water, fire, and smoke. When a disaster strikes, it's best to know the appropriate response. There are many issues that will need to be addressed.  Water Damage When there's water damage to your property, the water will continue to seek dry ground. Gravity takes moisture do...
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