Category Archives: Mold inspection & removal

When toxic mold growth threatens the health of your employees or family, we can remove the threat and improve the air quality and the safety and health of the occupants

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PuroClean Emergency Recovery Services rescues home from mold! With the hard winter we had and all the spring rains, mold infestation in vacant houses is a rapidly growing problem! As sewage, flooding, burst pipes and water leak problems go untreated in foreclosed properties, these unoccupied homes are quickly becoming infested with mold. The bad news: […]

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Saving homes, saving lives!

In this story our owner, Harry Allcroft, was called out to do a site visit for a home in Delran, NJ. It was a typical day with a normal request that ended well – with an unexpected twist. The owners of the home wanted to put their house on the market, but as they were […]

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How to Survive the Heartbreak of Illness Caused by Mold Exposure

Molds are everywhere! They are in the foods you eat, the beverages you enjoy, even the air you breathe. Don’t believe me? Think about that bread you ate in yesterday’s sandwich, or the cheese you might be eating right now. Without a certain kind of mold, you wouldn’t be able to enjoy either one. Now […]

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The 9 Most Common Causes of Mold Growth in Your Home

Because we’ve had such a long hard winter, and because there have been so many people in our Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey region who have been affected by water damage from burst pipes, the chances for toxic mold growth in your home have increased exponentially! So here’s a great infographic that details where […]

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How the Polar Vortex could affect your health for the rest of the year

The polar vortex is predicted to return to our Greater Philadelphia region next week, bringing with it more freezing temperatures. The good news is, because the cold is predicted to stay around for the long haul – well into February – the deep freeze will keep the ground frozen and finally decrease the burgeoning tick […]

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2013: Our Year in Review

2013 was a good year! We had much less drama because we had no hurricane activity like we did in 2012 with Hurricane Sandy or in 2011 with Hurricane Irene and Tropical storm Lee. For sure, the beginning of the year found us assisting homeowners and businesses with the continued task of post-Sandy clean up. […]

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Infographic: Common Causes of Mold Growth in Your Home

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On integrity and mold damage remediation

Before there was Hurricane Sandy, before Tropical Storm Lee and Hurricane Irene, there were still problems with mold at the Jersey shore. This story is about a job we did more than 4 years ago. Its a story about honesty and integrity. It’s a story about a commitment to getting the job done right – […]

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When things go terribly, horribly wrong

  Our business exists to solve problems   And part of what makes our business so rewarding is our ability to find solutions to problems – especially when the cause of the problem is not immediately apparent. Sometimes the problems are caused by nature; sometimes they’re caused by human error. In this story, it was […]

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Water, mold and termites – or yet another reason why you need to get your home dried quickly after water damage

Followers of this blog are used to discussions about the importance of drying water damage quickly to prevent bacterial and fungal growth. This post discusses an additional reason to get water damage dried – and keep it dry: termites! Believe it or not, termites are attracted to certain odors produce by indoor mold growth that […]

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