Disasters – Do You Want Recovery or Prevention?

Disaster Prevention usually refers to planning and preparations specifically for certain types of disasters, as well as training, and often the purchase and installation of building features or equipment that can help prevent flooding, fires, mold and more. Disaster Recovery refers to many different actions that you will take after a disaster, whether natural or manmade. Who to contact, what services are vital to your business reopening, and insurance claims and documentation are all part…

Can Cinnamon Fix Your Mold Problem? – Reset Restoration of Tulsa

Cinnamon is a popular spice, one that’s practically iconic during the holiday season. The taste, smell, and even the look of cinnamon are welcome additions to any home. What you may not know about this potent herb is that it has some applications that go beyond its usual scope of appeal. It is also antibacterial, antifungal, antiseptic, and a purifier! Diluted cinnamon oil is even great for bee stings. So how does it work in…

Bad Odors in my Home. What to Do?

If you have bad odors in your home, take these steps: First… Track down the source of the odor using your sense of smell. The typical “bad odor” is actually quite diverse in what it could be, and what it smells like. Some bad odors have a certain “wetness” or damp quality to them that would indicate either the decay of organic material, or the growth of mold. Other bad odors are distinctly “food” sourced,…

After a Catastrophe: What to Do?

After a Catastrophe: What Should You Do To Recover? After a disaster has taken place, there are certain steps that you should take to ensure that you are safe, and that others will remain safe as well. Here are a few pieces of advice that may help. Stay safe, and respect instructions. Depending on the nature of the catastrophe, there may still be a very immediate, very real threat in an area that has been…

7 Ways To Get Rid Of Mold

Molds are an important part of our natural environment and you find them in significant quantities outdoors. (They are everywhere!) They break down dead organic matter (leaves, trees, trash, etc.) and are the leading contributor to the cycling of nutrients within our ecosystems. Mold spores are invisible to the naked eye and can make their way into your home or business through open doors and windows, heating, ventilation or air conditioning systems or by hitching…