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How to Clean Up Blood-Borne Pathogens – A Safety and Compliance Guide

Blood spill scenes pose major safety hazards that can result in disease outbreaks if not handled correctly by certified biohazard cleaning technicians. While blood spills are most commonly found in healthcare facilities, they can occur in just about any commercial building, especially in the event of a crime scene. Due to the serious health and […]

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What to Do if You Have a Home Water Emergency

Very few issues cause more damage to your home than a water emergency. In a short period of time, significant water damage can create a wide range of health and safety issues that require immediate attention. Water can infiltrate every area of your home, damaging personal belongings as well as structural elements such as walls, […]

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Water Damage Mitigation: Tips to Protect Your Property

Water damage can have devastating effects on your property, causing extensive damage and costly repairs[1]. Whether it’s due to a burst pipe, a leaky roof, or a natural disaster, taking immediate action to mitigate water damage is crucial. In this comprehensive article, we will discuss some tips supported by data and statistics to help you […]

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What to Do if There’s a Flood in Your Apartment

Apartment flooding is always a nightmare scenario. In many situations, this flooding can cause extensive damage to your apartment and your personal possessions as well as adjacent units. It’s important to know what to do in the event of flooding so that you can minimize the damage to your apartment and reduce the risk of […]

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What Is Involved in Emergency Damage Response and Repair?

When a disaster strikes your home or business, the damage can be catastrophic. Structural damage to your property can create health and safety hazards requiring costly repairs and often require you to replace items that have been damaged beyond repair. It’s understandable to feel overwhelmed in the aftermath of a disaster, but prompt action is […]

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Dangers of Not Addressing Water Damage

Anytime you sustain water damage, it’s a serious issue that must be addressed immediately. Even when water damage seems to be relatively minor, it can result in more extensive problems if you let the damage fester without making the necessary repairs. For this reason, it’s critical to contact a professional water damage restoration company, such […]

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What to Do After Wind, Storm, or Flood Damage

When your home or business is damaged by a storm, flood, or severe winds, it can be extremely traumatic. It’s common to feel overwhelmed in the aftermath of the destruction caused to your property, making it difficult to know what to do. There are several important steps to take after wind, storm, or flood damage […]

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Common Damage from Winter Storms

Northwest Ohio and Southeast Michigan are lovely places to live, but they frequently experience extremely harsh winter weather. Each year, winter storms bring strong winds, sub-zero temperatures, heavy snow, pounding sleet, and an array of other conditions that can wreak serious havoc. Winter storms can often cause significant damage to your home or business, requiring […]

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Common Signs of Water Damage

Water damage is a common issue. It can occur in just about any building due to a variety of reasons, such as flood damage from a storm or a bust pipe, a slow leak, or a backed-up sewer line. Unfortunately, water damage can have devastating consequences if left untreated. In addition to the immediate damage, […]

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Does Water Damage Go Away?

Water damage is one of the most destructive issues that can impact your home or business. Whether it’s caused by a leaking faucet, broken pipes, a backed-up sewer line, or flooding, water damage can potentially cause serious issues to your property if you don’t address it quickly. When not properly addressed, water damage can wreak […]

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Common Areas for Mold

Mold is a common organism that can be found both indoors and outdoors. It can grow anyplace where organic matter comes into contact with moisture. When mold grows in your home or business, it can result in a variety of health issues for anyone who has allergies or a chronic respiratory condition such as asthma. […]

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What Causes Mold?

Mold is commonly found in homes and commercial buildings. Tiny mold spores can easily get into your home through open doors and windows, ductwork for heating and air conditioning systems, or vents. These spores can also travel into your home or business on shoes or clothing. Many building materials such as ceiling tiles, drywall, wood […]

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How to Address and Eliminate Mold

Mold is a common problem impacting many homes and businesses. It can grow in just about any space where there’s uncontrolled moisture. While a small section of mold growth won’t typically have a negative impact on your health, it’s still important to remove…and quickly. If it’s allowed to grow over an extended period of time, […]

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Storm Season Planning Checklist

Each year, hurricanes and other severe storms cause over $150 billion in damages in the United States due to flooding.  Are you prepared in the event that a severe storm affects your home or business? The following checklists will help ensure you know what to do. Preparing Your Home for a Hurricane or Severe Storm […]

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Cousino Restoration & Environmental Joins Fleet Response

Restoration Starts Here. Denver, Colorado: We are pleased to announce that Cousino Restoration & Environmental has joined the FLEET Response group of partner companies, expanding our footprint into Ohio, Michigan, and Indiana. Their 44-year history of experience and pride in employing only the highest quality professionals is a natural fit for the platform for water damage […]

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Play It Forward Toy Drive – 2021 Update

After a successful 10th Annual Play It Forward Toy Drive at the beginning of this year, we are deeply saddened to announce that we have decided not to collect toys this January due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This has been a difficult decision, but we feel that we have a duty to keep our […]

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Hurricane Moisture Survey

While on a job site in Florida, Brandon demonstrates how our team checks for moisture. These assessments help determine how much equipment is needed to effectively dry a unit.

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National Disaster Response Team – Hurricane Sally

Our Mobile Response Team is in Florida assessing and restoring condos affected by hurricane Sally. Once damages are thoroughly assessed, the next phase of drying and tearing out damaged areas begin. From beginning to end, Cousino Restoration & Environmentals National Disaster Response Team is ready with materials, tools, and technology to get your property back […]

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5 Myths About Sewage Cleanup

You don’t want to think about it, but it’s always a possibility: sewage flooding can strike your home when you least expect it. Whether pipes burst or your toilet backs up, there’s always the potential for this type of flooding to occur, no matter where you live. If you find yourself dealing with sewage in […]

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Cleaning The Kitchen After a Flood

When your house floods, dirty water wreaks havoc on the underlying structure of the house, your personal belongings, and the health of your family. Flood waters contain many contaminants and lots of mud. High dollar items can get ruined all at once, even with just an inch of water. ​Cleaning up after water damage is a long and […]

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BioHazard Cleanup

If there is an emergency situation that requires biohazard or trauma cleanup, the two vital factors are experience and quick response. Exposure to any kind of chemical or biological contaminants can pose serious health risks and the failure to remove these hazardous substances can make the environment unhealthy and dangerous. Our certified team of technicians […]

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How To Document Fire Damage For Insurance

After you experience fire damage, the last thing you want to do is sift through your belongings to see what has been damaged. However, after hiring a fire damage reconstruction specialist, documenting your damage for an insurance claim is the most important step in the rebuilding process. Here are some tips for you to document your […]

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Sump Pump Failure

If your house has a basement, a sump pump is a great appliance to prevent against flooding. A pump sump essentially diverts water from the house safely, especially at times when there is a threat of your home getting flooded and the risk of water damage. If there is sump pump failure, your basement can […]

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A Letter to Our Customers and Partners

On behalf of everyone at Cousino Restoration & Environmental and Cousino Medical Services, we would like to send heartfelt wishes to you and your families during this most trying time. We sincerely hope you and your loved ones are healthy and you are managing this stressful time as well as you can. At the Cousino family of Companies […]

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3 Common Types Of Winter Water Damage

Although water damage can happen year-round, winter gives water damage a variety of outlets that the other seasons don’t offer. Because of this, winter storms cause billions of dollars in damage every year in the United States. Cousino Restoration & Environmental is here to explain three different types of common winter water damage that can affect your home or […]

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Preparing Your Home For Winter Weather

When it gets cold outside, your risk for home fire and flood damage actually increases. Take a look at the information below to help you get a better idea of how to protect your home during the colder parts of the year. Protect Pipes from Bursting During the winter months, frozen pipes are one of […]

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