How to Get Rid of Mildew Smell in Clothes

How to Get Rid of Mildew Smell in Clothes The musty smell in your clothes is the result of mold or mildew growing on them. This can happen to clothes that have been in a dark and humid place for too long, or it can be a sign that your washing machine or dryer contains […]

What is that Smell? How to Remove Unwanted Smells in Your Home

What is that Smell? How to Remove Unwanted Smells in Your Home There are many possible reasons why an unpleasant smell lingers in your house. Some smells signal a possible danger, like mold growth or decomposition, which often requires professional cleanup. Others, however, are not that serious. Learn about what may be causing unexpected smells […]

Appliance Fire Safety Tips

Appliance Fire Safety Tips Household appliances make our lives easier every day. However, every machine that operates on electricity or gas presents safety risks and should be used according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Below are essential appliance fire safety tips to help you prevent disasters in your home: General Appliance Fire Safety Tips Keep appliances […]

What Causes Sewage Backups in Homes and How to Handle Them

What Causes Sewage Backups in Homes and How to Handle Them When sewer lines become obstructed, whereby preventing wastewater from flowing through drainage pipes, blockage occurs. The thick, black water that forms as sewage is a potential hazard, as it contains contaminants and viruses that can present a risk of severe illness if exposed to […]

How to Save Water-Damaged Photos, Books, and Documents

How to Save Water-Damaged Photos, Books, and Documents During a flooding incident, your documents and books are at great risk. Both the water and the ensuing humidity in the air can cause permanent deterioration. The good news is that you can save most of your papers and books, but only if you act fast and […]

Preventing HVAC Water Damage

Preventing HVAC Water Damage Your Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system can cause extensive water damage if it’s not maintained correctly. Common causes of HVAC water damage include a clogged drain, frozen evaporator coils, and pipes that are not connected correctly. So, it’s important to care for your HVAC system at least once a […]

The Clean Start – Back to Work Program

Purofirst’s Clean Start Program vs Standard Janitorial Services Are you prepared to reopen your business following the COVID-19 pandemic? As companies prepare to reopen and welcome back their employees, customers, clients, and others, they have to reconsider how they clean. In the past, many businesses have cleaned for appearance. However, this recent pandemic has businesses, […]

Storm Damage Restoration: What to Do After the Storm

Storm Damage Restoration: What to Do After the Storm “April showers” are sometimes much more than just a bit of rain. Spring weather can include a wide range of weather activity, such as severe storms with powerful winds that can cause serious damage. Or — heavy rainfall that leads to over-the-ground flooding, or even flooding from streams […]

Home Disinfection Tips: The Right Way to Disinfect

Home Disinfection Tips: The Right Way to Disinfect According to the CDC, cleaning frequently touched objects and surfaces helps prevent the spread of respiratory diseases like the coronavirus. The virus can live on surfaces for up to 72 hours, depending on the surface. Thus, regularly cleaning and disinfecting those surfaces can decrease the chances of […]

How to Repair Water Damaged Drywall

In a water damage event, it’s essential to quickly remove the water and dry your property. That way, you will reduce further damage to your home’s structure and contents, such as flooring, furniture, ceiling, and drywall (gypsum board). Depending on the type of flood and where water has intruded, the drywall should be either entirely […]