Category Archives: Mold

Getting A Claim Approved: Behind The Scenes!

While going through an insurance claim for home damages, there are a lot of things taking place behind the scenes. We would like to share some insight as to how this is handled, and why AAWR is the best at what we do! 1)      We fax in the Contract, W-9, & Business License when the job begins, and start the follow up process immediately. We also send in Supporting Documentation, including: Risk [...]
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Slow Leaks Can Lead to Nasty MOLD!

Have you ever had a slow leaky pipe under your kitchen sink or bathroom sink? You are not alone. Most of the time, the majority of homeowners do not realize that there is a leak under their sink until its too late. Over time mold can grow behind your drywall and the only way to get rid of it is to have a complete mold removal done. With over 100,000 species, mold comes in almost any shape, color, [...]
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Common Causes of Water Damage – Part 3 – Faulty or Malfunctioning Appliances/HVAC

For our third installment of “Common Causes of Water Damage,” we will be covering faulty or malfunctioning appliances and HVACs. When these problems occur, damage can be incurred quickly. The most common culprits of appliance damage are washing machines and water heaters. Dishwashers and refrigerators are also common contributors. As appliances grow older, their pipes begin to rust and crack. Hoses [...]
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Warning Signs of Mold in Your Home

The presence of mold in the air is normal, but you should not let mold grow and multiply indoors. If you think you have a problem with mold in your home it is probably because you can see or smell it. Mold has different colors including white, gray, brown, black, yellow, and green. It can look cottony, velvety, rough, or leathery. Mold can also be on different surfaces. It grows on furniture, walls, [...]
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Containment

Containment barriers are used to control the airborne debris from escaping into surrounding areas that are not being worked on. In Mold remediation containment barriers are used to keep any airborne mold spores from cross contaminating the other parts of the site during the removal process. Mold reproduces via spores that are released into the air. It requires moisture to survive, which can be [...]
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