water damage Archive

Mould Remediation for a Triple Storey, Multi-Million Dollar Property on the Gold Coast

Juvenaire has been in the restoration business for over 25 years and has successfully completed countless mould remediation projects throughout Queensland. However, new challenges continue to emerge more often than not. This particular project is not an exception, with three storeys of mould contamination presenting its fair share of challenges. Water damage is a very …

Effect of Water Damage on Building Materials

We often associate inundation or flooding in homes with wild weather and big storms. However, broken water supply lines, appliance failures such as washing machines or dishwashers as well as damaged roofing allows rain to enter the property. It may also cause severe water damage to building materials and eventually lead to flooding. This water …

When Should You Be Aware of Asbestos Contamination?

Many Queensland properties and buildings that were built before the 90’s may contain asbestos. Asbestos containing materials had been used to construct walls, ceilings and roofing. It is not harmful unless they release dust or fibres into the air and can be inhaled. Damage and destruction of asbestos containing materials such as water or storm …

The Dangers of Water Damaged Carpets

Has your carpet been affected by black or flood water recently? Flood water contains bacteria as well as harmful viruses, sewage and toxins that can easily generate dangerous airborne particles such as mould spores. Flood water combined with sewage and toxic bacteria is considered black water contamination (category 3). Even when flood or contaminated water …