Jarvis Restoration Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Orange County’

How Mold Gets Into Your Home

Monday, April 22nd, 2024

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

Monday, 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

Monday, March 25th, 2024

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?

Monday, March 18th, 2024

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

Monday, March 11th, 2024

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

Monday, 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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Sewer Water Damage—What You Need to Know

Monday, January 15th, 2024

Standard water damage to a house is already a major crisis and something that no homeowner wants to deal with. But when you add sewer water to the situation, it becomes substantially worse. Sewage-contaminated water can do even greater damage to property and presents serious health risks.

This isn’t a topic people want to talk about, but as damage restoration specialists with a long history of dealing with all types of damage to homes, it’s one we want to address. We’ll look at the dangers of sewer water to both your home and your health. We want you to know why it’s crucial to have this problem dealt with quickly and why only experts can do the job.

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Let’s Have a Serious Talk About the Dangers of Mold

Monday, January 1st, 2024

Water damage is a major risk to homes, and handling restoration for water damage in Orange County, CA is one of the key services we’ve offered since we started in business. Cleaning up water damage and restoring property is more detailed than mopping up the water: this type of damage leads to mold, and mold remediation is often a crucial part of the restoration process.

Today, we want to look closer at mold and talk about the dual dangers it presents. It threatens the health of your family and the integrity of your home.

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What to Do About a Flooded Crawl Space

Monday, December 18th, 2023

If you start searching the internet for information on flooding and storm damage, you’ll come across many articles discussing what to do if your basement floods. A flooded basement is a serious problem—but if you live in Southern California, it’s not a problem at all. Because you don’t have a basement.

Instead, what our homes have—if they don’t sit directly on a concrete slab—are crawl spaces, a narrow area between the ground floor of a house and the ground itself. If you’ve ever had to enter the crawl space for your house, you know why it’s called that: it’s a tight space that requires moving on your hands and knees to navigate—if you ever need to navigate it. 

If your home has a crawl space, it can flood just like a basement and create a serious danger of water damage. This flooding can happen from rainfall, but also because of plumbing leaks—so there’s no time of the year when you’re totally out of danger of flooding in the crawl space. 

We’re the local experts for handling water damage in Orange County, CA, and in this post we’ll talk about what to do if you have a flooded crawl space.

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DIY Fire Damage Restoration? Here’s Why This Is a Bad Idea

Monday, December 11th, 2023

We’ve provided restoration services for fire damage in Orange County for more than fifty years, so we understand how emotionally stressful and devastating it is for families who are affected. Often, this stress leads to people trying to take charge of the damage right away with DIY restoration efforts, plunging themselves into work to help deal with the situation. 

There are important steps to take immediately after your home has suffered fire damage, including making a catalog of lost items, photographing and videoing the damage, contacting your insurance provider, and remaining clear of the damaged area. What you should not do is attempt to fix the fire damage yourself—instead, get our team involved as soon as possible so we can start the restoration process. Below we’ll explain why you need to leave this job to experts like us.

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