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  • Feb 16
    2022

    Risky Vices: The Effects of Smoke on Your Home


    According to the Center for Disease Control, in 2019, roughly 14 out of every 100 adults aged 18 or older in the United States smoked cigarettes. If you’re a smoker or an ex-smoker, the walls and belongings in your home will be stained and smelly after years of smoking, therefore…

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  • Feb 8
    2022

    Old or New? How To Determine Water Damage


    Water damage is one of the more long-term issues that can affect a home. Pipes run throughout your home, including the insides of your ceilings and walls, so most of the time homeowners aren’t even aware that their property has incurred water damage. Condensation or a leak in these pipes…

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  • Sep 8
    2021

    Saving Water-Damaged Books, Documents and Photographs


    Property flooding puts documents and books at great risk. Both the water and humidity can cause permanent deterioration to paper. Yet, the good news is that water-damaged paper restoration is achievable, but only when you act quickly and carefully. It’s important to start salvaging the water-damaged photos, books and documents…

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  • Sep 3
    2021

    Crawl Space: Insulate or Encapsulate?


    Which is the more effective process, encapsulation or insulation? That depends entirely on how much water your crawl space takes in after a storm. To give homeowners all the details they need to make informed decisions, Special Touch Restoration has put together information on the differences between encapsulating and insulating…

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