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Cat 2 vs. Cat 3 Water Losses And How Hydroxyl Generators Can Help After Both

Posted by Tom McArdle on 9/9/21

Water loss events are divided into three different categories, depending on the level of contamination. This categorization is such a useful system for evaluating the amount of water damage and what the appropriate disaster restoration steps are. 

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Topics: Water Damage, Ask the Expert

How Hydroxyl Generators Fit into the Mold Remediation Process

Posted by Tom McArdle on 7/6/21

The mold, mildew, and odors left behind by water damage can be overwhelming. Sometimes, it seems that no matter what you do, you just can’t get rid of the smell of previous water damage.

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

Ensuring Complete and Professional Odor Removal After a Sewage Back-Up

Posted by Tom McArdle on 6/17/21

A sewage back-up can wreak havoc on a property. Even small back-ups like in the bathroom of a single-family home can create lasting issues for the property owner or manager. When the mess is substantial, clean-up gets even harder. 

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

Time Is Money: Preventing Downtime After a Disaster with Hydroxyl Generators

Posted by Tom McArdle on 5/21/21

From fires and floods to tornadoes and blizzards, there are a lot of potential disasters your business can face that can close it down quickly. Even when building repairs are done immediately, there are often lingering odors that can make it impossible for you to open your doors for normal business. 

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Topics: Disaster Recovery Line, Fire Damage, Water Damage, Commercial and Residential Line, Hospitality, Food Services, Property Management, Ask the Expert

What Real Estate Agents Need to Know About Hydroxyl Generators

Posted by Tom McArdle on 1/27/21

Perhaps you are trying to sell a property that had water, fire, or other damage. Or maybe the property you want to sell has lingering odors that normal cleaning has not been able to eliminate. Whether residential or commercial, if the smell of a property is holding you back from being able to get it on the market, look into renting a hydroxyl generator to get that sale. 

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Topics: Fire Damage, Water Damage, Commercial and Residential Line, Property Management, Ask the Expert

Odor Control at Wastewater Treatment Plants: Can Hydroxyl Generators Help?

Posted by Tom McArdle on 1/19/21

Plant managers at wastewater and sewage treatment plants work hard to protect their employees from workplace hazards. Very real hazards exist, and there are risks that must be mitigated to keep everyone safe.

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Topics: Water Damage, Heavy Duty Line, Industrial, Ask the Expert

Musty, Muddy and More: Problem Odors That Can Result from Water Damage

Posted by Tom McArdle on 1/5/21

One of the reasons that homeowners fear water damage is that it is so unpredictable. A little bit of water can cause so much damage. Unfortunately, there are many different ways that water can end up causing a problem in your home.

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Topics: Water Damage, Commercial and Residential Line, Ask the Expert