Disaster cleanup services like First Response do more than clean crime scenes! In fact, we clean up all manner of catastrophic messes, many that expose a person to significant health risk. If you’re dealing with any of the following messes, don’t clean it yourself! Instead, get in touch with First Response.
When it comes to addressing a mold problem, it’s useful to know your enemy. There are thousands of distinct strains of mold, each having evolved to flourish in a particular context. If you’re able to identify which strains you’re dealing with, you can arm yourself with the knowledge necessary to quickly and efficiently eradicate the problem…
For months, a property you either own or have been interested in purchasing has been less of a home, and more a factory. Not designed to accommodate the commercial manufacturing of illicit organic substances, the past months have seen the equivalent to years of regular wear-and-tear. To top things off, your property woes are exacerbated..
If you suspect you have mold, getting it checked sooner rather than later is always in the best interests of a homeowner. Mold remediation services have a reputation for being expensive, but this is largely attributable to the fact that so many wait so long to have the problem dealt with. If you have any reason to suspect..
A few days ago, an article was published by the national post, detailing how a Kingston-area landlord was taken advantage of by his previous tenants. The family who was living in the landlord’s rental unit accumulated over 9 tonnes of garbage, keeping birds and livestock in the house for years. It took 6 months for the..
Trauma cleanup is never a service that people frequently interact with. The nature of the work is obscure, so people don’t really know what differentiates a good trauma cleanup service from a bad one. Fortunately, First Response is here with everything you need to know.
Exposure to mold over a long period can seriously impact quality of life for you and your family. Learn about the 4 most prominent health risks household mold exposes your family to, and how to avoid them, with First Response.
If you ever find yourself in a situation where you come across a crime scene, it’s important that you stay calm and don’t panic. If you know what to do, your help can go a long way to helping solve crimes. Follow these steps to learn how to properly respond to an Ottawa crime scene.
October has begun, summer has come to a close, and winter is about to begin. As the seasons change in Ottawa, the window of opportunity for dealing with many household odours efficiently and easily is closing. Once the temperature dips below freezing, doors and windows close, and you are stuck inside with whatever household odours you suffer..
Mold is one of those things that people sometimes learn to live with. Like any smell around the house, when you live in it for long enough, eventually you lose your awareness that it even exists. Visible mold is easily treatable with over-the-counter sprays and materials, but the mold that lives behind your walls, under..