Tag Archives: Remediation

Tips To Hiring The Right Contractor

The state of Florida requires that contractors be licensed and insured. Do you know the right questions to ask to ensure you and your home are in good hands? Checking the validity of the contractor’s license and insurance, watching out for red flags and agreeing to a contract are all tips you need to know before hiring a contractor. Ensuring a contractor is licensed and insured is easier than [...]
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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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Renovating Floors Part 1: Tiled Surfaces

  Some of you might think that if you have any tiled surfaces (whether it is, your bathroom, kitchen, entryway, basement etc.) and you encounter even a small leak, flood, or fire damage, that mold and mildew might not develop under all of that adhesive that holds the tile in place? WRONG!  In the case of water damage to tile, with even the smallest leak, water can seep underneath the [...]
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Common Causes of Water Damage – Part 4 – Weather & Natural Disasters

Rain, Rain, Go Away… Unfortunately, we do not have control over natural weather patterns and occurrences. Flash floods, sudden storms, and hurricanes can all cause building damage. Furthermore, water buildup will cause problems quickly and quietly. You can, however, take preventative measures to best protect your home and family from natural disasters. After inclement weather, inspect your attic [...]
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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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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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