Category Archives: Mold

Everything you need to know about mold: the causes, the risks, and what you can do about it.

If you encounter a mold infestation, call us for your residential mold remediation or commercial mold restoration needs immediately. Certain types of mold can be a serious health risk and require immediate attention.

Black Mold on Your Bathroom Ceiling? Read This First

black mold on the ceilingIf you smell a sour odor in your bathroom, the solution may be above you. Bathroom ceilings are, likely, the first place your home that will develop mold. Few people notice and act on the mold immediately, which gives it the opportunity to spread to your tiles and grout. By the time you notice it, black mold will look awful, and it may even pose health risks. What do you do when you find it, and is it dangerous?

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Why is Fast Flood Response So Important for Flood Clean Up?

flooded roomThere’s a few reasons why experts recommend that you begin flood clean-up within 24 hours. The first is simply about your safety. Waterlogged homes are the perfect breeding ground for bacteria, mold and pathogens. Twenty four hours after a flood, toxic mold can begin to grow that puts your health and the health of your family members at risk. The odds of bad bacterial growth surge again after the 48 hour mark. Continue reading

How to Fix a Water Damaged Mattress

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Please Note

TSC Restoration only restores damaged mattresses while performing residential or commercial water damage cleanup services to rooms and structures. This article has been published for informational purposes only.

If your mattress as experienced water damage, you’re probably wondering if you can save it or if you just have to throw it out. Since a mattress is a big expense, you don’t want to just throw it away, but you also don’t want to deal with mold on the mattress that could make you sick.

We’re here to tell you how to dry a mattress and what your options are when water damage has occurred. In some cases, you can save the mattress and continue to use it safely. Unfortunately, in other cases, you’ll need to consider it a complete loss. Continue reading

What to Do if Your Toilet Causes Water Damage

toilet water damage

In a perfect world, your toilet would never leak. Sadly, the world is not perfect, and toilets do leak. And when they do, it ain’t pretty. Toilet water damage can cost $5,000 and up (and that’s on top of the deductible). What’s worse is that one third of toilet catastrophes started with a clogged or overflowing toilet – something that can be easily avoided if proper toilet maintenance is performed. Continue reading

10 Most Common Places for Mold Growth in Your Home

Mold may be one of the funniest Halloween costumes we’ve seen lately, but it is no joke when it comes to your home or business. Mold can be dangerous and if you find it growing in your home it is something that needs to be removed immediately.

How is the air quality in your home?

Mold is a living organism that belongs to the fungi family (like mushrooms, yeast, and even some cheeses like blue cheese). Continue reading

Thermal Imaging – 5 Facts

As part of our services, we have the ability of using infrared thermography, which is a diagnostic technology that lets us visualize thermal imaging.

Thermal imaging of a house in San Diego

By using this Infrared imaging, our certified technicians can detect potential problems that may exist but are not apparent to the naked eye and can confirm those that are. We can capture these images and then make a documented report of our findings which can be provided to you. These reports allow us to more accurately provide you with quick cost effective solution.  Continue reading