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Hidden Moisture and Mold

Aug 25, 2021

Hidden Moisture and Mold

Mold loves to hide, but you can learn about some common places where unseen moisture sources create a great home for mold.

Water Damage from Toilet Overflow

Aug 15, 2021

Water Damage from Toilet Overflow

When water damage is caused by a toilet overflow or toilet leak, it's crucial to determine where the water is coming from.

QRS Cares - Bottled Water Donations

Aug 10, 2021

QRS Cares - Bottled Water Donations

Recently, QRS had the opportunity to donate pallets of water to three local fire companies: Gladwyne, Barren Hill, and Spring Mill.

Pitfalls of DIY Mold Remediation

Jul 29, 2021

Pitfalls of DIY Mold Remediation

Professional mold remediation can be a pricey venture, so DIY removal is often tempting.  Unfortunately, DIY mold removal is often ineffective.

How Mold Impacts Indoor Air Quality

Jul 15, 2021

How Mold Impacts Indoor Air Quality

The presence of mold and mold spores in a building can have an adverse effect on indoor air quality, severely impacting the health and well-being of those inside, particularly those with pre-existin...

What To Do About a Flooded House

Jul 15, 2021

What To Do About a Flooded House

When your basement or crawl space floods, the source of the water intrusion dictates whether or not your insurance policy covers the loss.

Plumbing Leaks Often Cause Mold Damage

Jul 12, 2021

Plumbing Leaks Often Cause Mold Damage

No matter the size, leaky plumbing can cause a variety of problems including water damage leading to the eventual growth of mold and mildew.  Because pipes are typically located within the wall...

Got Mold In Your Attic? You Probably Have a Roof Leak

Jul 12, 2021

Got Mold In Your Attic? You Probably Have a Roof Leak

Small roof leaks don’t seem like they would cause a lot of damage, but the destructive power of water should never be underestimated.   A leaking roof doesn’t stop at structural...

Water Damage Cleanup Mistakes

Jun 15, 2021

Water Damage Cleanup Mistakes

You may think you can clean up minor water damage on your own. Read on to learn about some common pitfalls related to DIY water damage restoration .

Moisture Meters: Essential Equipment for Water Mitigation

May 15, 2021

Moisture Meters: Essential Equipment for Water Mitigation

A qualified water mitigation technician will rely on moisture meters to determine where drying equipment should be placed and how long it needs to run.