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Protect Your Team by Controlling VOCs at Job Sites

Posted by Tom McArdle on 4/22/21

As someone in a supervisory role, it is not only your responsibility to protect your team from possible harm, but it is also your moral obligation. One common workplace hazard that many supervisors face is the presence of VOCs on the job site. The prolonged exposure to VOCs can have an adverse effect on your team that ranges from annoying to debilitating. 

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Topics: Disaster Recovery Line, Commercial and Residential Line, Ask the Expert

3 Expert Tips for Advanced Odor Removal Using Hydroxyl Generators

Posted by Tom McArdle on 4/15/21

Hopefully, you’ve already discovered how useful a hydroxyl generator is to have in your arsenal of tools. Their ability to eliminate odors and break down volatile organic compounds while being safe to use around people, animals, plants, and sensitive materials is unmatched, which makes them great investments for restoration contractors and property managers. These generators can help a project move faster because they can run while people work in the area. But to get even more out of your hydroxyl generator, check out these three expert tips:

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Topics: Disaster Recovery Line, Commercial and Residential Line, Ask the Expert

Soft Contents Cleaning: How Hydroxyl Generators Can Help

Posted by Tom McArdle on 4/8/21

After a home or building suffers a disaster, such as a fire or flood, there is typically damage to the structure that needs repair, but it’s important not to forget about the contents that sustained damage, too. Hard surfaces can stand up to tough cleaning, are less porous, and will generally be easier to tackle. Soft surfaces, however, require a special touch.

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Topics: Disaster Recovery Line, Fire Damage, Commercial and Residential Line, Ask the Expert

What Is the Safest Method of Professional Odor Removal?

Posted by Tom McArdle on 3/11/21

When disasters, like fires or floods, occur on a property, not only do they cause damage, but they also leave behind odors that seep into any exposed surfaces and materials. Trying to mask the smell with deodorizers will only exacerbate the problem, so you need a solution that removes the source of the odor: its molecules.

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Topics: Disaster Recovery Line, Fire Damage, Commercial and Residential Line, Ask the Expert

4 Situations When You Should Get Professional Odor Removal Help

Posted by Tom McArdle on 2/19/21

Today’s business owners and managers know the importance of keeping their business clean and odor-free.

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Topics: Disaster Recovery Line, Commercial and Residential Line, Hospitality, Industrial, Property Management, Ask the Expert

How to Clean Home and Business Contents After Wildfires

Posted by Tom McArdle on 11/20/20

When you think of the damage a wildfire causes, most people imagine the destruction and scorching of homes. While these are devastating results of a wildfire, a home does not need to be engulfed in flames to suffer damage. The smoke, soot and ash of the wildfire are spread throughout the fire zone which can cause houses to be contaminated. This means your restoration company can provide solutions even when structural damage has not occurred. Houses consist of plastics and metals that can be toxic once reduced to soot and ash, and homeowners need a trusted professional to handle the contamination.

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Topics: Disaster Recovery Line, Fire Damage, Ask the Expert

VOCs and PCBs in the Restoration Scenario: Mitigating Hazards with Odorox®

Posted by Tom McArdle on 10/26/20

Rampant wildfires in the west and the resulting release of contaminants in smoke that have blanketed parts of the nation has understandably raised safety concerns, especially for firefighters. But the same hazards face disaster restoration contractors in the course of doing their job.

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Topics: Disaster Recovery Line, Fire Damage, Ask the Expert