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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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Does Your Renter’s Insurance Cover Water Damage?

When it comes to renter’s insurance in Orange County, water damage can be hit or miss, depending on the situation and the type of policy. Since water damage is such a common problem, some policies will only cover exterior damage and sometimes the interior structure of the building, but do not cover your personal possessions.  […]

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Test Your Home Maintenance Knowledge!

Sometimes it’s called a “Honeydo” list. You know the one—”Honey, can you unclog the drain?” or “Honey, can you fix the roof?” It’s easy to ignore the Honeydo list, but it is essential. Why? Because staying on top of home maintenance is a lot easier and cheaper than fixing it when something goes wrong. Your […]

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Finally, Some “Winter” Weather Here in the OC

After the dry and warm “winter” spell we’ve had here in Orange County, we are finally getting some cold, wet, and blustery weather. The weather system has traveled down the coast from Alaska. The National Weather Service predicts the storm will give Los Angeles a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms late today – but other […]

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Experts Say We May Have a Drought This Year

After all our talk about how dry this winter will be, you might be calling us liars by now. Just goes to show, you can’t predict everything. (That’s why preparedness is so important!) Nevertheless, half an inch of overnight rain is not going to make up for the extremely low rainfall we’ve had in Orange […]

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Water Leak Detection Systems Can Prevent Flooding in Your Home

Recently we have addressed water leaks both inside and outside the house, as the rainy season has arrived in Orange County. For those of you in places like Michigan, North Dakota, New York (i.e., anywhere outside Southern California), don’t laugh. Yes, we call 36 hours of rain a “storm”. (more…)

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Prevent Water Damage in Your Orange County Home: Part Two

Who was happy to see the rain in Orange County this weekend? The hillsides and vegetation have been dying for moisture, as our winter has been remarkably like summer for almost two months now. But don’t forget those windstorms we had late last year, and how much damage they did. Now, with the hillsides dried […]

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Prevent Water Damage in Your Orange County Home: Part One

There are ways to prevent water damage in your home that are just common sense—don’t let your 5-year-old run the bath water for themselves (also a safety issue!), or hire a professional to install your windows so you know they are watertight. But there are less obvious ways to prevent water damage by regularly checking […]

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