Disaster Plus is a certified firm by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration. To qualify for IICRC-Certified Firm status businesses must demonstrate proof of insurance, maintain a written customer complaint policy with documented follow-up and provide ongoing education and training leading to certification for all technicians. IICRC Certified Firms... read more →
The smoke alarm in your home is very likely your first line of defense when battling a potential fire in your home or office. All smoke alarms should be checked monthly and the batteries replaced annually. Try to choose a date you can remember such as a major holiday, tax... read more →
“Why is there mold in my home?” This is a question we hear time and time again by Low Country Homeowners. The quick answer is because there is moisture in the home. The EPA states that the key to mold control is moisture control. They recommend cleaning the mold up... read more →
Amazing video of water disaster emergency caused by a tampered indoor sprinkler system.
I found it very interesting when the techs reported that the reason so many pipes are breaking is because many of our water pipes are “run” in the attic and many of those are above the insulation! When temperatures dip below freezing for long periods of time the water has... read more →
Mold is the new four letter word….. …When it comes to home inspections, getting insurance etc. and we are finding a lot of mold in homes and crawl spaces in the Low Country! Mold’s purpose is to breakdown or eat dead organic material. Mold likes processed organic fibers best. It... read more →
Disaster Plus 247 is proud to be a member of The Restoration Industry Association (RIA). The RIA serves and represents the interests of the commercial and residential restoration and cleaning industries.
Safety tip – Never have a live Christmas tree near an open flame! Tree fires are commonly started by shorts in electrical lights and open flames from burning candles, lighters or matches. Christmas don’t – Colorful plastic (shatterproof) ornaments need to be hung where the family pet cannot reach –... read more →
While soot may resemble smoke residue from a fire, the restoration of soot damage often requires different techniques. Incorrect action can make restoration more difficult and delay your return to normalcy. Do… Change and save your old furnace filter. Blow off or brush vacuum loose soot particles from upholstery, draperies... read more →
Prepare your home for winter! Here are a few of the things you can do this winter to protect yourself against a potential flood and water damage! Follow these steps to ensure a safer, drier home. Clean your gutters – Once the leaves are down, remove them and other debris... read more →