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  • The "S.TO.P. Restoration Experience" of Southwestern PA No, I'm not taking about a new version of the "Jimi Hendrix Experience. I surely can't play guitar like him, but I can give you my experience in dealing with FLOODED BASEMENTS. Here (like other east coast cities), we have BASEMENTS...lots and lots of them, and yes, they ... Continue Reading
  • WHAT IS THAT ODOR??? A famous quote from a little yellow friend said, " I smell the smelly smell of something that smells smelly."- Spongebob. ODOR, SMELLY, STENCH, STINK....WOW, what is that SMELL???? How many times do we profess these words or thoughts?? From burnt fish or chicken, to the dead ... Continue Reading
  • Have you checked your Attic lately? As we walk through our basement a a bunch of times a day/week, we can use our senses to follow any trail of potential MOLD issues. We can hear/see a WATER leak. We can notice MOISTURE / CONDENSATION on the wall, or we (sadly) have walked into a FLOODED basement. Hardly a ... Continue Reading
  • Mold In Your Basement? Detecting and riding your basement of mold is a formidable task. You often wonder, how does MOLD get in the house anyway? What causes MOLD? Well, there are some reasonable terms that most people understand, like: WATER LEAKS, LEAKY ROOFS, HUMIDITY...but what about the ... Continue Reading
  • How a Wet Basement goes from Moisture to Mold How do I get mold from my wet basement? A wet basement here in the southwestern Pittsburgh area is not uncommon. From frozen pipes, foundational cracks,sewer drain backups, water heaters failing, to refrigerator/dishwashers leaking, we get all these issues in our homes all ... Continue Reading