Welcome to ORC Services’ Blog!

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Welcome to the ORC Services’ Blog. Here, we post information about the various services we provide and the problems we solve.  We also provide self-help information to help you deal with your situation.  If we can be of further assistance, please don’t hesitate to give us a call.

Can You Get Rid Of Mold Without Tearing Down Walls?

Stacy CookMold Issues

Mold is a common problem in homes, and it can be daunting to discover it growing on your walls or other surfaces. If you have mold in your home, you may be wondering if it’s possible to get rid of it without tearing down walls or other structures. The answer is yes, but it depends on the severity of the …

What Kills Mold On Drywall?

Stacy CookMold Issues

Mold growth on drywall can be a significant problem for homeowners. Mold spores can spread quickly and can cause damage to your home and health if left unaddressed. When it comes to killing mold on drywall, there are a variety of products and methods available. However, it’s important to understand that not all of these methods are safe or effective. …

Can Mold Behind Drywall Make You Sick?

Stacy CookMold Issues

Mold is a common problem in homes and can grow in damp, moist environments. Mold growth behind drywall can be particularly concerning because it can often go undetected for extended periods. If left untreated, mold behind drywall can produce airborne spores that can impact the air quality of your home and make you and your family sick. In this blog, …

How Do You Know If Mold Is Behind Drywall?

Stacy CookMold Issues

Mold can be a significant problem in any home, and it can cause health issues if it is not adequately addressed. Because mold thrives in moist environments, it can grow behind walls and go undetected for a long time. Drywall is a common building material, and mold behind it can be challenging to detect. If you suspect that you have …

Can You Just Paint Over Water Damage?

Stacy CookWater Damage

When it comes to water damage to your walls, opting to paint over the problem may seem like a quick and easy fix. However, painting over water damage is usually not the best solution. The visible signs of water damage on walls can range from warped or discolored areas to peeling paint or even mold growth. Covering up the stains …

What Are The Three Categories Of Water Damage?

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Water damage can occur in homes or commercial properties at any time. Water damage can happen due to natural disasters, plumbing issues, or even overflow from nearby bodies of water. Regardless of the source, water damage can be incredibly damaging and costly. One important factor to consider during water damage restoration is the category of water damage present. In this …

How Do You Dry Walls After Water Damage?

Stacy CookWater Damage

Water damage inside your home can be a stressful and costly experience. If water has infiltrated your walls, swift action is essential to prevent major structural damage and mold growth. Drying your walls after water damage is a crucial step, and failing to do this can result in extensive and potentially hazardous damage. In this blog, we will discuss how …

How Do You Dry Out A Water Damaged House?

Stacy CookWater Damage

Water damage in a house can be a challenging problem for homeowners to deal with. Water damage can result from natural disasters, burst pipes, or flooding, leading to potential health risks, structural damage, and property loss. If your home has suffered water damage, drying it out is a critical step to prevent further water damage and prevent the growth of …

What Does Water Damage Inside Walls Look Like?

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Water damage inside walls can be a serious problem for property owners, leading to structural damage and health issues if left unchecked. Identifying water damage is crucial for prompt action, preventing the problem from worsening, and minimizing repair costs. In this blog, we will discuss what water damage inside walls looks like, the common signs to watch out for, and …

Does Water In Walls Always Cause Mold?

Stacy CookMold Issues, Water Damage

Water in walls is a common issue that homeowners have to deal with regularly. When water infiltrates a wall’s cavities, it creates a conducive environment for mold growth. While water damage in walls can lead to mold growth, this is not always the case. There are several factors that contribute to mold growth after water damage, and taking prompt action …

Is It Safe To Be In A Room With Water Damage?

Stacy CookWater Damage

When water damage occurs, it can be quite concerning for property owners to know what to do. One of the primary concerns is whether it is safe to be in a room with water damage. The answer is dependent on multiple factors, such as the source of the water, the extent of the damage, and how long the water has …