How To Get Rid Of The Smoke Smell After A Fire

January 6, 2022

Cleaning up after a fire can be devastating when the reality of what you lost in the fire sets in. Surviving fire damage should feel comforting, but when the smoke and the smell that follow set in, getting rid of them from clothes, fabrics, and furniture can seem like a hopeless task.While the fire damage restoration company handles all the undertaking and you want to eliminate the smoky smell yourself, there are some things you can do for the odor-eliminating task.There are several things to keep in mind while removing the smoke damage and the smell from fabrics. The following steps will guide you to eliminate the smell left by the smoke fast and safely from clothes, furniture, and all the other household items.Smoke damage restoration processThe longer the smell of smoke is left on the garments, the more difficult it becomes to get rid of it. Smoke smell restoration … Continued

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3 FAQs Regarding Ozone Treatment and Odor Removal

January 4, 2022

Ozone, also known as O3, is a gas compound that consists of three oxygen atoms. It occurs as a natural compound and can also be manufactured synthetically. At Zona Restoration, we use ozone treatments to remove difficult and stubborn odors from homes across the Phoenix area. If you’re not familiar with ozone treatments, these three frequently asked questions may help you understand how it works, and why it’s an effective odor removal method.

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How to get insurance to pay for your water damage?

December 27, 2021

Insurance will most likely only work when you have done your due diligence. This includes taking care of any sources of water leakage or seepage, if possible, manually. Stop water from flowing and ascertain the damage. If the damage is evaluated to be high, then you can claim insurance for the same.Of course, water damage has to be covered by your home insurance policy for you to be eligible to raise a request.When all prerequisites are met, call your insurance agent to report your water damage claim. Now, schedule a meeting with the adjuster to determine the costs involved. Here, the costs mean deciding which one will be more economically feasible: going for a replacement or ACV.You might need to hire a professional water damage cleanup company. They will be able to better determine the costs involved.Damaged possessions, if any, should be pictured. Also click photos of the affected region. … Continued

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What Happens To Wood When It Is Water Damaged?

December 17, 2021

Most of the furniture won’t be ruined if some water gets on it for a few minutes. Although, if your furniture gets damp and stays wet for a long time, it can be harmful and can cause damage to the wood. To prevent damage, it is in your best interest to prevent moisture from coming into contact with the furniture.Damp wood is not a good thing in any household. It can not only damage your furniture, floor, and other surfaces but can also become a breeding ground for infestation of mold and other fungi, as well as stuff like termites. Needless to say, all of these lead to health hazards.But what happens when the wood gets wet? Just know that when the moisture content of the wood reaches 20%, the wood will start to rot. But the rotting of wood is a slow process where the growth of fungi will … Continued

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Follow These 6 Steps to Safely Mitigate Lead Found in Your Home (Part 2)

December 17, 2021

Not only does lead pose a health risk to you and your family, but it can also significantly decrease the value of your Phoenix property. If you do have lead in your home, you will want to take steps to safely prevent it from becoming loose and being inhaled by members of your family. The team at Zona Restoration has been assisting families since 2012 with our lead removal services. Taking these steps will keep your family, and your home, safe from the dangers of lead. 

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How To Kill Black Mold In The Shower

December 13, 2021

 Black mold is a type of mold that thrives in damp conditions such as the bathroom. It starts off with spots and grows to large patches. Black mold is classically seen as a disease-causing horror in any household. The truth is that it’s no more toxic or harmful than any other type of mold, including white, green, or blue mold.Black mold, however, is the most despicable of the lot.Improperly cleaned, damp, and musty corners in a home are a cause of diseases and mold. It’s not like black mold can appear in perfectly clean and dry conditions and then cause health issues.Some species of mold, including those of black mold, can cause specific types of toxins that can indeed affect the health of the people and pets in a household if interacted with. That’s why killing black mold in your shower is important for your health.Depending on what organic matter … Continued

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Follow These 6 Steps to Safely Mitigate Lead Found in Your Home (Part 1)

December 3, 2021

Finding lead in your Phoenix home may not be as uncommon as you think, especially if it was built in the 1970s or earlier. Lead-based paint was very popular for painting homes before it was banned in 1978. Left undisturbed, lead paint will not cause any harm to you or your family. If you do find lead paint that is chipped, cracked, or peeling off, that is definitely a cause for concern. At Zona Restoration, we recommend following these first three steps to safely mitigate any potential hazards caused by lead in your Chandler home. Our next blog post will cover the other three steps.1. Do Not DisturbThe first thing you need to do if you find lead-based paint in your home is to leave it alone. Try your best not to disturb it. If needed, place a sign on the wall or structure that contains the lead-based paint as … Continued

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Follow These 3 Tips to Prevent Plumbing Leaks in Your Home

November 22, 2021

Plumbing leaks can become a major issue if not taken care of properly. A small clog or tiny leak can turn into an expensive plumbing repair in no time. There are things you can do to prevent pipe leaks in your Mesa home. At Zona Restoration, we recommend you follow these three tips in order to keep your home’s plumbing in top-notch condition.

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How Does Zona Professionally Clean Air Ducts?

November 10, 2021

Is your family experiencing problems with their allergies or having other health issues for unknown reasons? It may be time to schedule a professional duct cleaning for your Scottsdale home with Zona Restoration. We follow a three-step process that ensures the complete cleaning of your home’s duct system. Keep reading to learn more about our thorough and effective process.

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4 Tips to Stop Mold Growth in Your Home

October 22, 2021

Are you tired of always seeing mold in your home? There are some tips that may be helpful in not only stopping mold from growing in your house but also prevent it from growing altogether. The team at Zona Restoration has been removing mold from homes and businesses in the Phoenix area since 2012. In our experience, the tips below can be beneficial in getting rid of that fungus once and for all. 

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