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What is OZONE and How does it Work?

What is OZONE and How does it Work?

Restoration companies like ours are often called upon to removed odors from pets or smoke that have been imbedded in the walls and carpets of a property. Most members of the public know that one method of accomplishing this is to use OZONE, but few understand what OZONE is and how it works. You may […]

Are Radon & Radium the Same Thin...

Are Radon & Radium the Same Thing?

Not exactly. For starters, radon is a gas and radium is a solid. Radium is produced by the natural decay of uranium, a radioactive element found in nature in low quantities. This uranium-238, to be precise, produces radium-226. Then, during the decay process, alpha particles start to be emitted, turning the radium into radon-222. These […]

The Top 3 Reasons a Realtor Might Cal...

The Top 3 Reasons a Realtor Might Call On a Restoration Company…Other than for a Flood

Real Estate season is in full swing, and it seems like everyone has the home buying and selling bug. That is great news for all of us. And while the money and confidence might be flowing, there are still challenges that realtors run into that cause them to have to give us a call, to […]

Who Discovered Radon?

Who Discovered Radon?

Radon was discovered by Friedrich Ernst Dorn, a German chemist, in 1900 while studying radium’s decay chain. Originally named niton after the Latin word for shining, nitens, radon has been known as radon since 1923. Today, radon is still primarily obtained through the decay of radium. Radium was of course discovered two years earlier by the […]

Why You Don’t Put Bleach on Mol...

Why You Don’t Put Bleach on Mold

One of the most common things we hear when a mold job is called in is, “It’s so weird that it came back. I put bleach on it last time. I must have missed a spot.” It would seem that bleach would be a natural thing to reach for when dealing with mold, but counterintuitively, […]

May Newsletter: Swamp Cooler Emergenc...

May Newsletter: Swamp Cooler Emergency Prevention

March 2017 Newsletter: Water of a Dif...

March 2017 Newsletter: Water of a Different Kind

February Newsletter: You Can Help Pre...

February Newsletter: You Can Help Prevent Cancer

Department of Public Health & Environment concerning Radon

Rapid Response is Thankful to You!

Rapid Response is Thankful to You!

October Newsletter: 5 Scariest Things...

October Newsletter: 5 Scariest Things in your Carpet