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    Salt Water vs. Fresh Water Damage

    When you think of water damage, you may think of fresh water sources like a burst pipe or flash flood from a river, but salt water poses just as much a threat as fresh and…
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    7 Marketing Tips for Restoration Companies

    Water damage and fire damage restoration are valuable services that many people need in times of emergency and following property damage. That alone should be enough to sustain your restoration business. But water and fire…
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    How Wildfires Start: What to Watch For

    Wildfires are dangerous events. They destroy land, livestock, wildlife, and are even responsible for the death of residents and emergency responders like firefighters trying to put out the blaze. During California’s drought conditions, wildfires were…
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    Why Is There Water in My Basement?

    You walk down to the basement and turn on the lights — and you see water coming in. This is a challenge that is most likely to occur during springtime, so don’t be surprised if…
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  • Cleanup After a Grease Fire

    How to Clean up After a Grease Fire

    A grease fire can be an unexpected disaster for your kitchen and home. One of the challenges of grease fires is that they are difficult to extinguish. Pouring water on a grease fire only makes…
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  • What You Need to Start a Restoration Company

    What You Need to Start a Restoration Company

    If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to be in an industry where there is no shortage of work, starting your own restoration business might be a good idea. The top challenge for…
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  • Do You Need Flood Insurance

    Do You Need Flood Insurance?

    Sometimes individuals and families find the home of their dreams — only to discover the home sits in a flood plain. Loans for these homes may require flood insurance, but some loans may let you…
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  • 12 Common Types of Mold in Homes

    12 Common Types of Mold in Homes

    Mold can be a toxic and dangerous living substance that grows in very specific conditions. Mold typically thrives in damp and dark environments where temperatures range from 60 to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Mold can occur…
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  • Janitorial Air Movers for Retail Stores

    Janitorial Air Movers for Retail Stores

    When you run a retail store, you need all sorts of tools and equipment to ensure that you are in a position to promote your reputation and satisfy your customers’ needs. Your suite of tools…
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  • Industries That Can Benefit: Mold Remediation

    Industries That Can Benefit: Mold Remediation

    Mold is all around us, both indoors and outdoors. Mold thrives in wet, humid, moist areas, and it can find its way into a home through AC and heating systems or even by clinging to…
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  • How to Dry Carpet and Prevent Mold After Water Damage: 5 Steps

    How to Dry Carpet and Prevent Mold After Water Damage: 5 Steps

    Water damage can be an incredibly frustrating and challenging experience for any homeowner. Many different accidents and situations can lead to water damage — everything from burst pipes and leaks to flooding. In these moments,…
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  • 12 Pro Tips for Commercial Greenhouse Management

    12 Pro Tips for Commercial Greenhouse Management

    Commercial greenhouses constitute a massive worldwide industry. Food and floral production steadily move from natural outdoor growing conditions to controlled indoor environments as technology advances and commercial greenhouse management knowledge evolves. In the past decade,…
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  • Dos and Don'ts for Fire and Smoke Damage

    Dos and Don’ts for Fire and Smoke Damage

    Fire damage can be a devastating experience both for home and business owners. Fire damage is difficult to overcome and repair, but there are simple things you can do to motivate the process. When you’re…
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  • Emergency Restoration Tips - Flood & Fire

    Emergency Restoration Tips

    When a disaster strikes your home — like a fire or flood — you want to salvage everything you can and get things back to normal as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, well-intentioned homeowners can often…
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  • Flood Safety Tips

    Flood Safety Tips

    Basic flood safety is a must if you live in an area that can experience flooding. Flood precautions can be the difference between life and death when a creek breeches its banks, when a river…
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  • Centrifugal Vs. Axial Air Movers

    Centrifugal Vs. Axial Air Movers

    Centrifugal Air Movers What is a centrifugal air mover? They are often called “blowers,” and they enhance an incoming airstream by use of a fan wheel. They create a higher-pressure airflow than axial fans by…
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  • Winter Growing in a 4-Season Greenhouse

    Winter Growing in a 4-Season Greenhouse

    Greenhouses are manmade micro-climates. They are mini ecosystems that capture the growing forces of nature and house them in an artificial bubble, mimicking the natural effects of sunlight, nutrients, water, heat, humidity and air movement.…
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    How to Remove Mold, Naturally

      Mold is invasive, and it can creep into unlikely places. From sippy cups to condensation pipes, mold can grow wherever there’s moisture. Unfortunately, people can have serious reactions to mold. Some people are simply…
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  • Top Flooding U.S. Cities

    Top Flooding Cities in the U.S.

    The incidents of nuisance flooding in some U.S. cities is up significantly in the last several decades. Floods that cause property damage and inconvenience but not serious injury or loss of life are classified as…
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  • How to Save Money When You’re Running a Business

    How to Save Money When You’re Running a Business

    When you are a small business owner, you’re always on the lookout for ideas on how to save money and cut business costs. This is universal, whether you run a restoration contractor, a janitorial service…
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  • Choosing an Air Mover: What Horsepower and CFM Do You Need?

    Choosing an Air Mover: What Horsepower and CFM Do You Need?

    When you are looking for commercial air movers to assist in your water damage restoration work, you probably find yourself comparing different models that offer different ratings for the work they do. The terms you…
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  • A Look at the B-Air® VP25 Air Mover

    A Look at the B-Air® VP25 Air Mover

    When you need powerful drying performance for your home or business, there is nothing like an industrial air mover. At Aer Industries, we offer a wide range of commercial water damage restoration equipment, including high-quality,…
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  • Water Damage Restoration Guide

    Water Damage Restoration Guide

    Flood damage can be found in any geographical area, regardless of elevation. Causes of flooding can range from natural disasters to burst pipes or sewer lines. Regardless of the cause, restoration professionals are often called…
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  • Misconceptions About Floods & Flood Cleanup

    Misconceptions About Floods & Flood Cleanup

    Even though flooding is a major and recurring concern for many citizens throughout the United States, accurate information about floods can be hard to come by, as misinformation and misconceptions tend to be prominent in…
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  • Water Damage Restoration: Reasons to Buy vs. Rent Your Equipment

    Water Damage Restoration: Reasons to Buy vs. Rent Your Equipment

    Any service professional eventually debates this question: Should I buy or rent my equipment? This question is prominent for restoration contractor pros who are considering water damage restoration equipment. There is no simple answer. The…
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  • What to Consider When Choosing a Portable Air Scrubber

    What to Consider When Choosing a Portable Air Scrubber

    As a commercial fire damage restoration professional, you need dependable tools that help you achieve outstanding results on behalf of your clients. You also need to make investments in equipment carefully because when you are…
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  • Greenhouse Garden

    Greenhouse Climate Control

    Greenhouses are a vital component in the agriculture industry, allowing a variety of species to be grown outside of their native zones, but it’s not as simple as building a roof over your plants and…
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  • Greenhouse Guide: Understanding Relative Humidity

    Greenhouse Guide: Understanding Relative Humidity

    We hear it all the time on the evening news: relative humidity. But what exactly does the term mean, and how does relative humidity and its consequences apply to greenhouses? Greenhouse humidity is a key…
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  • Guide to Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration

    Guide to Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration

    Few forces in nature have the destructive capacity of fire, and even fewer possess a similar ability to strike anywhere, at any time, with little or no warning. And while commercial properties and businesses are…
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  • The Difference Between LGR and Conventional Dehumidifiers

    The Difference Between LGR and Conventional Dehumidifiers

    As a water damage restoration professional, you need professional-grade equipment that helps you tackled the toughest of jobs and deliver outstanding results for your clients. A powerful dehumidifier is a key component in your suite…
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  • Tips for Getting More Water Damage Restoration Jobs

    Tips for Getting More Water Damage Restoration Jobs

    Like so many industries, the world of water damage restoration is filled with competition. If you’re really good at what you do and you really want to connect with clients who want outstanding results, how…
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  • Below the Surface: The Water Damage You Don't See

    Below the Surface: The Water Damage You Don’t See

    Anytime a structure suffers water damage, that damage is evident. You’ll find wet carpets, warped hardwoods and puddles covering surfaces. There’s also the smell that comes with water damage, as mold starts to appear. However,…
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  • Dehumidifier Maintenance Checklist

    Dehumidifier Maintenance Checklist

    A good commercial dehumidifier is an investment than any water-damage restoration professional should make. When you make an investment in a high-quality, durable dehumidifier, it’s equally as important to conduct regular maintenance that keeps your…
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  • 5 Tips for Air Scrubber Maintenance

    5 Tips for Air Scrubber Maintenance

    Fire-damage restoration is a tough job, and perhaps the toughest aspect is ridding a building or structure of the smell of smoke. Lingering smoke particles can cause respiratory discomfort and health issues for residents or…
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  • AHAM Definition

    AHAM vs. Saturation Explained

    Looking for a professional-grade dehumidifier that can handle tough commercial jobs? You may be wondering what exactly AHAM and saturation mean. These terms will come up constantly as you browse for the perfect commercial dehumidifier…
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  • The Best Placement for Water Damage Restoration Equipment

    Best Placement for Water Damage Restoration Equipment

      When you’re on a water damage restoration job, you want to do the best job possible and in the most efficient way. Correct selection and placement of your equipment makes all the difference. The…
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  • Why You Should Choose B-Air

    Why You Should Choose B-Air®

    For over twenty years, B-Air® has been the creator of products specifically designed to meet the commercial needs of water damage restoration professionals. B-Air®’s products are engineered and designed in California by experts with the…
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  • Industries That Can Benefit: Janitorial Services

    Industries That Can Benefit: Janitorial Services

    Water leaks, overflowing toilets, liquid spills, flooded basements and broken pipes are a few of the many maintenance and clean-up issues that a commercial janitorial service handles on a daily basis. Such tasks require the…
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  • Industries That Can Benefit: Greenhouses

    Industries That Can Benefit: Greenhouses

    Most who operate commercial greenhouses focus on temperature control, and rightly so. But humidity control is another vital factor in helping your crops survive and thrive. When high humidity is present in your greenhouse, you’re…
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  • Choose the Right Dehumidifier Based on Room Size

    Choosing the Right Dehumidifier Based on Room Size

    Water damage restoration projects require the right dehumidifiers. You want to remove as much moisture from the air as quickly as possible, so the rest of the restoration work can occur. Using too small of…
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  • Industries That Can Benefit: Water Damage Restoration

    Industries That Can Benefit: Water Damage Restoration

    Water damage is inevitable whenever there is a major weather event such as torrential rains, hurricanes or heavy flooding. Even a plumbing issue such as a burst pipe or overflowing toilet can cause extensive damage…
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  • Using Air Mover

    How to Use an Air Mover

    Air movers are most commonly used for water damage restoration. They force air at high velocities to push up lingering moisture off floors and out of carpets, preventing serious problems like mold growth or later…
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    How to dry a flooded basement

    If your basement is flooded, this can have a devastating effect on the home. Even when dealing with something as small as a leak or a spill, basements are areas that need to be free…
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  • How to Remove Smoke Smell From a Room

    How to Remove Smoke Smell From a Room

    The smell of smoke is definitely a difficult one to get rid of. Whether you’re dealing with the aftermath of a fire, or looking to get rid of cigar or cigarette smoke from a home,…
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    Air Mover Vs Axial Fan

    Air movers and fans are fairly similar in the job they do: they move air. They can be used to perform similar jobs, like drying or cooling, however, one tends to be better for drying…
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    Eliminating Cooking And Smoke Odors By Using an Air Scrubber

    Whenever we are engaged in the kitchen, we rarely think of the effects of smoke. Besides the effects it has on the eyes and the respiratory system, the smell can leave a long lasting effect…
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