What is Black Water & What Should be Done About it?

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Have you ever dealt with flooding and water damage in your home before?  If so, you may have heard your restoration technician talk about something called “black water”.  Essentially, black water is wastewater from your sewage system which is loaded with materials such as feces and grease and is known for containing harmful biological contaminants. Black water can also contain …

Fire Prevention: Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety

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We often think of fire prevention as something that is taught to kids, however it is important for all ages to know and understand the sounds of fire safety. Remember in the midst of a fire, only a few seconds can be the difference between a little property damage and a life-or-death situation. Here are some facts from First Alert: …

Spots You Find May Be Mold Spores

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Mold spores are everywhere, and most property owners immediately think of a water loss. While water damage is a significant source of our mold removal calls, most clients don’t realize that mold can be found in some surprising spots around your home. Most think mold is in dark, damp spaces and in actuality, mold grows anywhere there is moisture, oxygen …

Why Hire a Professional?

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Residential or Commercial water damage can be a very challenging and costly problem faced by property owners. There are many things that can cause flooding, from general plumbing to running toilets. Even though it may seem easy to clean and repair on your own, there are some benefits to hiring a professional restoration business to handle the repairs. To Avoid …

Holiday Fire Safety Myths

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During the winter holiday season, there are nearly 47,000 residential structure fires that claim more than 500 lives and cause more than 2,200 injuries and $554 million in property damage. And on average, 40 home fires per day are caused by children playing around the home. These are facts that should be considered when getting your home ready for the …

Understanding Water Damage Remediation

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Many homeowners understand the role dehumidifiers play in drying out homes or businesses damaged by storms, but probably only a few who really appreciate why dehumidification devices are necessary in water loss recovery. Our trained team at The Jones Companies in Jacksonville/Onslow County can implement containment barriers isolating damp areas of your home to create a space where we can …

Common Causes for Holiday Fires

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With decorations hung, plans made and a race to finish last minute Christmas shopping, the holiday season is in full swing. The top of your holiday list this season is probably not fire safety, but it’s easy to stay safe and prevent holiday fires with some preventative measures. Here are a few top holiday fire safety tips to help you …

Mold Discovered In Your Apartment or Rental?

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It is the responsibility of your landlord to provide you and your family with a clean place to live. While mold is not necessarily dangerous, it is unsettling to look at and, for some people, it can definitely trigger allergy symptoms. There is a point in which mold can cause damage to a buildings structure and a person’s belongings that …

Commercial Fire Damage? Call Jones Companies!

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The Jones Companies in Jacksonville/Onslow County and surrounding areas has the experience and equipment to restore a fire damaged business quickly. Call us today! There are many different cleaning methods that can help restore commercial fire damage. When a business is affected by a fire, some losses go beyond the items damaged by the flames. If your place of business …

5 Benefits of Hiring an Expert Water Restoration Company

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Water damage most likely comes as a surprise to homeowners. And the restoration process can be an overwhelming experience, as well as having to deal with filing insurance claims. Working with professionals from a Water Restoration Company will certainly help minimize some of the stress as they help return your home or business back to normal. Choosing a local and …