Debunking Common Myths About Mold

June 17th, 2024
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Mold is a common and serious problem for homes—but it’s common enough for there to be many misunderstandings and myths about it. This adds to the confusion people feel when faced with a mold infestation or mold growth due to water damage. We’re licensed professionals with a long history of handling mold remediation in Orange County, CA

Below, we’ll address some of the most prevalent mold myths about mold and provide you with the professional insight you need.

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Water Damage Restoration in Commercial Properties: Best Practices

June 3rd, 2024
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As a business owner, water damage to your commercial property can be a devastating event. Whether it’s caused by a burst pipe, severe storm, or an unexpected flood, the consequences can be far-reaching, affecting not only the physical structure of your building but also your operations, revenue, and employee safety. 

At Jarvis Restoration, we understand the urgency and complexity of commercial water damage restoration in Orange County. In this blog, we’ll walk you through the processes of water damage assessment and restoration, and explain the importance of timely action to prevent mold growth.

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Understanding Water Damage

May 27th, 2024
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Today, we want to shed some light on a crucial topic for every homeowner: water damage. Water damage is a pervasive issue that can strike when least expected, and it can cause expensive and lasting damage. Understanding the types of water damage and their common causes can help you respond quickly and minimize the impact on your home.

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The Visible Signs of Water Damage

May 6th, 2024

Water damage in a home can be highly troublesome because it’s both pervasive and destructive. When water gets into areas like walls, floors, and ceilings, it can weaken structural integrity, cause wood to warp, and lead to the growth of mold and mildew. Water damage often affects electrical systems and insulation, leading to expensive repairs and higher energy costs. The presence of moisture also creates an ideal breeding ground for pests, making the problems even worse. 

It’s important that you address any water damage to your house as soon as possible. You can rely on Jarvis Restoration for water restoration in Orange County. But first, you’ll need to know the visible signs of water damage. It isn’t always easy to spot, so use this guide to help you find out early that you need to contact us.

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How Mold Gets Into Your Home

April 22nd, 2024
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As a leading home restoration company specializing in mold remediation in Orange County, we understand how crucial it is to keep your home mold-free. Mold can pose serious health risks and cause extensive damage to your property if left untreated. 

Today, we’ll discuss how mold gets into your home, common areas where it starts, and offer prevention tips to help keep mold at bay. If mold does take hold in your home, rely on our professional mold remediation services to handle the situation safely and effectively.

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DIY Mold Removal vs. Professional Remediation

April 8th, 2024

Mold isn’t a minor problem for a home, an unsightly blemish. It’s also a health hazard. Mold spores can cause allergic reactions, respiratory issues, and other serious health problems, especially in children, the elderly, and people with compromised immune systems. 

If you have a problem with mold in your house, you have a choice: to tackle the issue through DIY methods or to call in professional mold remediation services. But this isn’t much of a choice when it comes down to the basic facts. We offer mold remediation, and we can offer insight into both approaches to explain why you always want to go with professionals.

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Identifying Mold in Your Home

March 25th, 2024
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Mold: it’s a word that no homeowner wants to hear. Yet, in places like Orange County, our mix of coastal air, occasional heavy rains, and warm temperatures can create the perfect breeding ground for these unwelcome guests. 

Mold in your home isn’t just unsightly. It can also pose serious health risks and damage the structure of your house if left unaddressed. That’s where the expertise of a professional mold remediation service, such as Jarvis Restoration, becomes invaluable. You can depend on us for your Orange County mold removal needs. 

First, we’d like to help you identify if you’ve got mold in your home.

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What Are the Common Effects of Water Damage on a Home?

March 18th, 2024
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In our previous post, we looked at how the recent Southern California rains may have damaged your home. Today, we’re going to look deeper into the general effects of water damage in a house, going beyond the exterior of the home to look at what kind of damage flooding can inflict. Water damage is both varied and insidious, which is why it’s a difficult task to recover from it. It’s not a job you can do on your own—you must have a professional and licensed water restoration company in Orange County handle the extensive recovery process.

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Rain, Rain, Rain … Let’s See How It Might Have Damaged Your Home

March 11th, 2024
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It has been a rainy winter in Southern California, with our second flood watch warning this month alone. We’re not accustomed to massive downpours here, and you may be worried about the state of your house after this heavy rain. 

Has your home sustained water damage from the recent storms? It’s a good question, and if you have suspicions already, we recommend you call us to look into the possibility that you’ll need repairs for your home because of water damage in Orange County, CA’s recent weather.

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Signs You Have Ceiling Water Damage

February 12th, 2024

When people think of water damage restoration, they often imagine the damage that comes from massive flooding. But water damage is often insidious, spreading without notice until it becomes so extreme it requires extensive restoration. 

Since we recently went through several days of heavy downpours in Orange County, we’d like to discuss something related to it: water damage to the ceiling. You may have leaks in your roof that have allowed water from the recent rains to infiltrate into the material of your home’s ceilings. This is a serious problem that needs to be addressed, both with repairs to your roof and with water damage restoration in Orange County, CA. Let’s look at the ways you can detect water damage to your ceiling.

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