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Mixed-Use Buildings and Mold: What You Need to Know

Five Ways to Mitigate Mold Before It Becomes an Issue Mold growth inside mixed-use commercial buildings is a property owner’s worst nightmare. Not only can untreated mold cause costly and dangerous structural damage, it can also affect the tenants’ health. If your building is toxic, profit margins, asset management, and… Read more »

The Difference Between Mold Removal and Mold Remediation

When you first find mold in your home, the first reaction is usually to panic, try to scrub it away with the most industrial cleaner you can find, and then call us when it doesn’t work. Everyone’s preference, including ours, is a quick, one-step mold removal process. Despite mold remediation… Read more »

Spotlight on Ben’s Place

January 26 at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida, was packed with live music, food trucks, kids crafts and much more during a family fun day preceding a Jacksonville Icemen hockey game. The festivities supported a worthy cause: Ben’s Place, a charitable organization that helps adults who have… Read more »

Top Nine Ways to Protect Your Home from Severe Winds

Severe windstorms, dubbed Big Blows by Pacific Northwest locals, strike Washington and Oregon regularly, driving powerful gusts to incredible speeds of nearly 140 miles per hour. While the East Coast isn’t afflicted as frequently, another Washington – D.C., this time – took a harrowing turn in the wind tunnel in… Read more »

How to Spot Lurking Fire Hazards

Let’s survey your house with a different lens: a magnifying glass that finds lurking fire hazards. Tag along on a guided tour as Paul Davis experts flag (by ROOM in bold text) surprising, very common risk factors. How many are hiding in your home? Our tour begins in the BASEMENT, where the first hazard… Read more »

Oily Paint Rags Create Significant Fire Hazards

You’re building your home or remodeling and you can’t wait for work to finish so you can move in and enjoy it. One final job on most sites is painting. Painting can beautifully transform the look and feel of your home. But don’t let your paint job lead to something… Read more »

Don’t Overlook Home Emergency Planning This Year

A fire. A power outage. A flood. What will it be this year? You certainly can’t predict the future, but you can prepare for it. If something happens to your home, are you and your family prepared? Let 2019 be the year you take home emergency planning seriously. To get… Read more »

How to Find Water Leakages in High Rise Buildings

8 Ways to Avoid Costly Repairs by Catching Water Issues Early When water damage hits your high-rise, you’re in deep water. Water leaks are the most common building defect and, left untreated, can be insidious, pervasive, and financially devastating. Is your building’s plan weather ready? At Paul Davis, we know… Read more »