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Mold in Rental – What Are Your Rights?

Mold is quite an insidious tenant in any property—rented or owned, commercial or residential, nobody wants mold around. And it’s really not surprising, as it can cause significant health problems, including rashes, chronic fatigue, nausea, memory loss and reduced brain functions, hemorrhaging, asthma—just to name a few. Although naturally humid climates usually experience more cases […]

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Easy & Effective Home Maintenance Tips

What are your New Year’s Resolutions? Exercise more? Eat healthier? Clean out your closet and donate old stuff? What about your house? Regular home maintenance is good for you AND your property in the long run. It extends its “economic age”, a term meaning the number of years a house is expected to survive. It […]

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Is There Mold in Your Child’s School?

As your kids prepare for their winter break from school, we wanted to remind you about mold in Orange County schools. Why is that important? Because, like Matthew Asseline of Winsted, Connecticut, your kids might be sick while in school, but energetic and active when they’re not.This may not have to do with not wanting […]

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Tips to Prevent Flooding in Your Home

It was difficult for us in Southern California to understand the devastation left behind on the East Coast by Hurricane Sandy, especially as Orange County residents enjoyed record temperatures in October and November. We actually went out to New Jersey to help, and it was no joke—the Eastern Seaboard got hit hard. But just think […]

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Inspect Your Roof Before Winter

Even though our Orange County winter won’t be as bad as what our friends in the midwest will likely experience, we should nevertheless be bracing for an El Niño. Last year we had an La Niña winter, meaning it was dry and fairly warm. El Niño is the exact opposite. There are varying degrees of […]

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What NOT to Do in an Earthquake

Most of us Orange County residents know exactly what to do in the event of an earthquake, especially if we grew up here. Do you remember the earthquake drills in elementary school, teaching you to get under your desk and cover the back of your neck with your hands? Second only in popularity to the […]

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Mold in Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities

It’s never a happy time in anyone’s life when they realize it’s time to find a nursing home or assisted-living facility for their parent or loved one. There is so much emotion involved with the decision, and then the guilt that the family member won’t get the best care when in a facility. But sometimes […]

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Controlling Mold Growth in Orange County Schools

Mold in school buildings and portable classrooms can cause health problems for staff and students and more severely for those with existing allergies or respiratory problems. It’s not only unpleasant for those individuals, but it can also create legal problems for the school administration. Is Mold Growing in My Child’s Orange County School? (more…)

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Foreclosed Homes in Orange County May Be Hiding Mold

It’s not just here in Southern California that mold problems lurk behind walls, under roofs and under floors. Orange County winter and spring weather – wet weather followed by hot sunshine – has triggered mold growth for thousands of potential Orange County homeowners. And they may not know until it’s too late. (more…)

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Orange County Businesses and Water Damage

Water in your Orange County business can do more than just property damage. The water can slow – or worse, completely shut down – your business until it’s remedied, which means you lose money in the meantime. In some cases, the water can even damage records, client listings, or even transactions, setting the company back […]

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