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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Prepare Your Business for a Disaster

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North Carolina sits in hurricane alley, and we’ve certainly experienced our share of hurricanes over the last couple of years. Hurricanes can cause lots of damage – water, wind and mold damage are just a few things that can disrupt your business. Did you know that 50% of businesses who are affected by a disaster may not recover? And the …

The Smallest Amount of Water Can Cause Big Problems

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Did you know that even the small amounts of water in your home can lead to mold growth? This means that a minor leak in your Jacksonville/Onslow County home, can lead to big problems. To many homeowners a small leak seems like no big deal. It often times gets overlooked or just simply wiped cleaned. While everything may look dry, …

Reasons You Should Call an IICRC Company

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The main reason you should call an IICRC (Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification)  company when dealing with mitigation and restoration is because the unseen, such as smoke, soot and water, can cause extensive damage to your property. Even the smallest amount of unseen water or residue from a fire has the potential to cause serious indoor air quality …

Mold Coverage for Your Home

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Your homeowner’s insurance is designed to protect you from having to pay out of pocket for sudden disasters that occur in your home in Jacksonville, NC. The busted pipe and subsequent water damage from a few weeks ago may have been resolved, but the positive mold test and odor indicate that you haven’t reached the end of that story yet. …

Toxic Black Mold: Know the Facts

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There is a good chance that you have heard about the dangers of black mold, but did you know that this specific type of fungus is comprised of several different mold species that appear dark green and/or black? The most common “black mold” is Stachybotrys chartarum, and this what most people are referring to when black mold is being referenced. …