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Effects of Water Damage on Building Materials

Often, we think that inundation issues in homes come from wild weather and big storms. However, broken water supply lines, appliance failures such as washing machines as well as damaged roofs allowing rainfalls in your house may also cause important water damage and eventually lead to flooding. This water is considered as “clean water” (category …

Hurricanes Harvey & Irma: Thousands of flooded houses!

Hurricane Harvey – What should you do after extensive flooding? The south of the Texas region was severely hit by Category Four: Hurricane Harvey causing thousands of residents to evacuate due to mass flooding. An estimated 156, 000 properties were damaged by extensive floods leaving behind thousands of families displaced due to flooded properties. Most …

What is Forensic Cleaning?

Forensic cleaning is required after a violent or traumatic event. Such events leave behind various biological matter and strong odours that can be detrimental to the health of the occupants. Our technicians have the tools and training to eradicate these risks so the home is safe for habitation once again. Crime Scene & Health Risks …

All About Toxic Mould and its Remediation Process

How does mould live and exist? There is always a “food source” available for mould in the indoor environment. Mould feeds on many building materials such as wallpaper, paint, carpet, woods and other organic materials. You have probably seen mould growing on the tiles in your shower or on the ceiling. The mould is not …

Fire Damage Cleanup

Every fire situation is different. The causes of the fire produce different residues and odours which determine the cleaning and restoration processes for both building and contents. As Juvenaire has been restoring buildings affected by fire and soot for over 20 years, we have developed the most efficient and effective cleaning processes and invested in …

Is Hidden Mould Making Your Family Sick?

The air quality in your home is important for you and your families health. But this can be impacted by hidden mould contamination, which is becoming a common issue in Australian homes. Mould can begin to grow within 48 hours after a water damage event such as burst pipes, bath overflows, rain damage or floods. …