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Black Mold: What is it?

As experts in water damage and restoration, we at Red Truck Disaster Response understand the importance of addressing mold issues promptly and effectively. All mold types are not created equal. Black mold can be dangerous. And understanding the differences between them is crucial for proper remediation and ensuring the health and safety of your home or business. Black Mold One common misconception is that all molds are the same. But there are various types of molds, each with its own characteristics...

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Hidden Water Damage
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Hidden Water Damage

At Red Truck Disaster Response in Boise, Idaho, we prioritize thorough water damage inspection. Hidden water damage can be a sneaky adversary. Water can hide in hard-to-reach places like crawl spaces or trapped moisture in walls. In this blog post, we explain why getting a thorough water damage inspection is crucial to safeguard your property and your peace of mind. Hidden Water Damage One of the most compelling reasons to seek out professional water damage inspection is the potential for hidden...

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Water Damage Insurance Claims

Water damage can strike your home or business when you least expect it. And when it does, the last thing you want to worry about is navigating the complexities of insurance claims. At Red Truck Disaster Response in Boise, Idaho, we are here to guide you through the process, making it as stress-free as possible so that you can focus on getting your life back on track following water damage to your home or business. Assess the Damage Immediately When water...

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Water Damage Restoration

Dealing with water damage can be overwhelming. And, as a restoration company which has been in the industry since 2009, we understand the urgency and importance of addressing it promptly. In this post, we share our expertise and insights on how to handle water damage effectively. Assessment and Safety First When faced with water damage, the first step is to assess the situation and ensure safety. If it is safe to do so, turn off the water source and electricity in...

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Mold Remediation

At Red Truck Disaster Response in Boise, Idaho, we have seen the devastating effects of mold growth in homes and businesses. Mold is a common problem in moist conditions, and it comes in various types, some of which can be toxic. In this blog post, we explore different types of molds that thrive in damp environments, including the notorious Stachybotrys, and emphasize why it is crucial to enlist professional mold remediation services. Toxic Mold: Alternaria Description: Alternaria is one of...

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What is Restoration?

Here at Red Truck Disaster Response, we are not just a restoration company; we are your trusted partner in times of crisis. Based in the beautiful city of Boise, Idaho, we have seen firsthand that disasters can strike unexpectedly, leaving behind a trail of devastation. Our mission is to provide swift, reliable, and expert disaster response services to restore your peace of mind and your property. Water Damage Restoration Water damage can occur for various reasons, from burst pipes to severe...

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Boise, Idaho

At Red Truck Disaster Response, our team has had the privilege of serving this beautiful city for years. As a result, we have fallen in love with its unique charm and resilience. Allow us to share a glimpse of what makes Boise, Idaho, so special. All About Boise Nestled in the Treasure Valley, Boise is a true gem of the Pacific Northwest. The first thing that strikes you is the stunning natural beauty that surrounds us. The Boise River winds its...

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Everything You Need To Know About Frozen Pipes

Boise winters are no joke. Another thing that is no laughing matter? Water damage from frozen pipes. Unfortunately, winter and frozen pipes go hand-in-hand. We at Red Truck Disaster Response know how frozen pipes can cause some serious water damage in your home, so it is important to know how to prevent pipes from freezing, how frozen pipes can lead to water damage, and what to do if your pipes freeze. Potential Frozen Pipe Locations Standing water in pipes will freeze when...

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Weather Related Water Damage

Floods are the most expensive cause of water damage claims. Boise is susceptible to rain, ice and snow.  Precipitation and wind can destroy your home but it’s impossible to foresee which weather conditions will cause damage. The important thing to do is to be sure to get help immediately after water enters your home. Call a full service water damage clean up team like Red Truck Disaster Response to preempt mold growth, then restore your home. Thunderstorm Risks -...

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Dangers To Your Home From Water Damage

Persistent water issues may be caused by leaking joints, clogs in your water lines, poor workmanship, failed solderings, or simply old age. When water is left to sit over time, your Boise home poses many different types of dangers. Dangers To Your Health A study from the University of Sheffield in 2015 showed that contaminants from pipes can enter the water network through a leak. The drop in water pressure from the leak can allow contaminants to enter the pipes, enter...

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