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Sewage Seeping In Your Basement Requires A Professional

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

After a long day at work, the last thing you want to come home to is a flooded basement. But it could be worse; that flood could be caused by a backed up sewer pipe, meaning raw sewage is seeping into your basement. If this is the case, the last thing you have to worry about is water damage. Sewage contains bacteria and other microorganisms that can cause serious health issues for you and your family. Even if the water doesn’t appear to be dirty, it can contain up to three million bacteria per teaspoon!

So if you are ever the unfortunate victim of a home flood caused by a damaged, clogged, or broken sewer pipe, call a professional water and sewage cleanup company – like Atlantic Environmental Solutions – as soon as possible. They will not only be able to clean up the mess, but they will also sanitize and deodorize your home, restoring it to its former glory.

A professional sewage remediation company will do the follow:

Remove the sewage and standing water.

  1. Dry carpets and furniture and remove anything beyond repair.
  2. Steam clean and disinfect the affected area.
  3. Dry ceilings and walls with specialized equipment.
  4. Remove all excess moisture from the damaged area.
  5. Deodorize. This is especially essential in sewage restoration.
  6. Inspect for mold.
  7. Remove mold (if needed).

Before you know it, your home will be as good as new. This is as long as you trust your home restoration to a company with years of experience, like Atlantic Environmental Solutions.

Sewage damage is hazardous. If left untreated, it is possible for the bacteria to be transmitted throughout your home or business by simple contact with clothing or shoes. A fast, complete response to reduce health risks is essential. Atlantic Environmental Solutions (AES) can take action immediately, leaving a clean, sanitary environment for your family.

For the last five years, Atlantic Environmental Solutions has been providing efficient, reliable emergency water extraction / removal services for everything from natural disasters – such as flooding following heavy rains – to everyday problems like washing machine overflows and broken water heaters.

The damage caused by water intrusion is one of the most destructive things that can occur in your home or place of business. If not rectified promptly, the problem quickly worsens and ultimately costs significant time and money to repair.

If you have any questions or if you have a situation that needs immediate attention, please contact Atlantic Environmental Solutions by calling 877-296-6653 or click here today!

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5 Misconceptions About Demolition

Friday, December 16th, 2011

There are several common misconceptions about demolition, which lead to several frequently asked questions (FAQs). So we at Atlantic Environmental Solutions decided to address several of these inquiries to help shed some light on the often-misunderstood demolition industry.

Let’s jump right in…

Is it a waste of money to demolish one building to just build another?

The short answer is no. For the most part, buildings that are completely demolished are ones that are structurally unsafe or ones that would cost more to repair then to re-build. But complete building demolition is just one aspect of the demolition industry. There are also…

Gut Outs: This just means that everything in the building is removed, thus gutting the interior.

Partial Demolition: This refers to the removal of a single part of a structure. For example, when you want to put an addition on your house and you need to get rid of a single the wall. A professional demolition company can remove the wall without disrupting the rest of the house.

And much, much more!

Is it fun blowing stuff up?

Actually, explosive demolition no longer plays a big role in the industry. Instead, more mechanical techniques – like 360° excavators – provide a cheaper and more efficient alternative.

Demolition must create a lot of waste, right?

Far from it, actually. Many of the demolished materials – like bricks – can be recycled or even re-sold. Only about 5-10% of a building will actually go to a landfill.

Do you have any control during demolition?

Absolutely yes. Building demolitions are incredibly controlled. And if a building can not be demolished mechanically in a controlled manner, then the entire process is done by hand. The demolition process is handled as carefully as possible, minimizing risk and increasing efficiency.

Can anyone be a Demolition Operative?

For the most part, operatives are highly skilled and undergo extensive training in their position. So can anyone be a demolition operative? Yes…if they take the necessary steps and training required.

Who should you trust with your next Demolition Project?

Demolition for remodeling a home can be disruptive, to say the least. That is why you should put your trust in a company with a proven track record of quality work and exceptional customer service, like Atlantic Environmental Solutions. AES’ experienced interior demolition crews understand the need for their work to be done quickly, professionally and cleanly.

Prior to beginning your demolition project, AES will meet with you in order to understand the scope of your needs, your budget, and your timeline. We will share our methodology so you have a clear understanding of how your goals will be achieved. Regardless of the size of your project, expect dedicated crews, and experienced subcontractors, ensuring results that will exceed your expectations. Contact us for interior demolition services now.

If you have any questions or if you have a situation that needs immediate attention, please contact Atlantic Environmental Solutions by calling 877-296-6653 or click here today!

Whether you need significant demolition that includes of thousands of square feet or just the removal of a kitchen or bathroom, rely on Atlantic Environmental Solutions (AES). We can remove the roof of a house to prepare for a second story, or we can remove a wall to enlarge a room. There is virtually no limit to what we can accomplish on your residential demolition project!

We offer demolition services for interior construction and home remodeling.

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What are Demolition Services?

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Before beginning any significant remodeling project, there is the not so small matter of tearing down and removing the existing structure – whether it be an old kitchen or bathroom, a few walls, or an entire house. While this may seem simple enough, it is actually quite a large undertaking, requiring special equipment and some serious manpower. Because of this, you might want to think about using a professional demolition service. They will take care of everything, from the tear down to the clean up and haul away.

Some of the most popular demolition services include:

Complete Tear Down: Whether it is done by a wrecking ball or rigging and towing, this demolition service refers to the complete tear down of an entire structure.

Gut Outs: This just means that everything in the building is removed, thus gutting the interior.

Partial Demolition: This refers to the removal of a single part of a structure. For example, when you want to put an addition on your house and you need to get rid of a single the wall. A professional demolition company can remove the wall without disrupting the rest of the house.

And much, much more!

Demolition for remodeling a home can be disruptive, to say the least. That is why you should put your trust in a company with a proven track record of quality work and exceptional customer service, like Atlantic Environmental Solutions. AES’ experienced interior demolition crews understand the need for their work to be done quickly, professionally and cleanly.

Prior to beginning your demolition project, AES will meet with you in order to understand the scope of your needs, your budget, and your timeline. We will share our methodology so you have a clear understanding of how your goals will be achieved. Regardless of the size of your project, expect dedicated crews, and experienced subcontractors, ensuring results that will exceed your expectations. Contact us for interior demolition services now.

If you have any questions or if you have a situation that needs immediate attention, please contact Atlantic Environmental Solutions by calling 877-296-6653 or click here today!

Whether you need significant demolition that includes of thousands of square feet or just the removal of a kitchen or bathroom, rely on Atlantic Environmental Solutions (AES). We can remove the roof of a house to prepare for a second story, or we can remove a wall to enlarge a room. There is virtually no limit to what we can accomplish on your residential demolition project!

We offer demolition services for interior construction and home remodeling.

Make sure to check us out on Facebook and Twitter as well!

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Water Damage Clean Up – Why Is A Fast Response So Important?

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

When your home floods, time is anything but on your side. Experts agree that water damage restoration MUST begin within the first 24-48 hours of flooding to prevent permanent damage and mold growth. This is why it is so important to contact a reliable restoration contractor who will get to the scene quickly, asses the damage, and begin the remediation process as soon as possible.

Step one is water removal and the removal of any damaged building materials. Once this is completed the drying process can begin. Drying equipment, high-efficiency dehumidifiers and commercial air movers all work together to pull any remaining moisture from the effected area. If this is not done quickly and thoroughly, mold growth is all but an inevitability.

So it is important to hire a reliable, qualified water damage restoration company, like Atlantic Environmental Solutions (AES).

AES is a certified inspection, remediation and consulting company with the expertise to help clients quickly and affordably correct indoor air quality issues resulting from mold, water intrusion, fire, sewage, and more. For the last five years, our consultative approach and proven methodologies have helped residential and commercial customers throughout Maryland and Washington, DC to resolve even the most difficult environmental problems.

If you have any questions or if you have a situation that needs immediate attention, please contact Atlantic Environmental Solutions by calling 877-296-6653 or click here today!

For the last five years, Atlantic Environmental Solutions has been providing efficient, reliable emergency water extraction / removal services for everything from natural disasters – such as flooding following heavy rains – to everyday problems like washing machine overflows and broken water heaters.

The damage caused by water intrusion is one of the most destructive things that can occur in your home or place of business. If not rectified promptly, the problem quickly worsens and ultimately costs significant time and money to repair.

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Why You Should Hire a Fire Damage Restoration Professional

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

If you have recently become the unfortunate victim of a house fire, you may be contemplating a do-it-yourself restoration in order to save some money. Simply put, don’t! This approach could be an expensive mistake and end up costing you more money than hiring a professional fire and smoke damage restoration company.

Although hiring a professional may seem like an unnecessary expense, trust us, it’s not. For example, did you know that there are four different kinds of smoke? Well, there are. They include wet smoke, dry smoke, protein smoke, and fuel oil smoke. Each type requires a completely different cleaning method. If you can’t distinguish between the different types of smoke, how can you ever hope to perform a proper smoke damage restoration?

You can’t.

Professionals are professionals for a reason. They know what they are doing. They have the knowledge, experience, and equipment to restore your house to its former glory.

 

But don’t wait too long to make a decision. It is important to start your fire restoration as soon as possible. The longer you wait to call a professional restoration company, the longer the smoke has to absorb into the building materials of your home, and the longer the restoration process will take.

So call a fire damage restoration professional immediately after a fire occurs. They will respond quickly, provide you with an estimate, and let you know which building materials/part of your home can be saved and which are beyond repair.

It is that easy!

Oh yea, and your fire damage restoration company will also be able to assist you in filing a claim with your insurance agency.

So if you become the unfortunate victim of fire damage, trust your home to a professional restoration company with a track record for quality work, like Atlantic Environmental Solutions (AES).

AES’ experience, certified technicians, and top-of-the-line restoration equipment make us the company you can trust when you need your fire-damaged home restored to its pre-loss condition.

Using the most advanced techniques, we excel in all areas of smoke and fire damage restoration, including the processes of deodorization, air duct cleaning, wall and floor cleansing, carpet repair and reinstallation, and contents clean-up. Contact us for fire restoration services now.

If you have any questions or if you have a situation that needs immediate attention, please contact Atlantic Environmental Solutions by calling 877-296-6653 or click here today!

AES employs a team of highly trained, experienced professionals ensuring the proper diagnosis and remedy for your specific air quality concern. Using state-of-the-art equipment and following protocols established by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), we employ the most effective techniques to ensure safe indoor air quality during and after the abatement process. AES is also a licensed and insured contractor so you’re assured the highest quality service for every project you entrust to us.

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