Tips & Trips

When clients are flooded and/or confronted with mold, we arrive to remediate and resolve the problem. We share our Trips & Tips for mold cleanup, water damage, smoke damage and other specialized household restoration.


What’s the Difference Between Remediation and Restoration?

9/26/2017 - East Tex Eco Services

After Hurricane Harvey, we got a lot of calls for people wanting us to remediate their homes. As it turned out, virtually all of these homes needed restoration, not remediation. What’s the difference, you ask?



Technically speaking, remediation is mold treatment in a controlled en...

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Sanitize and Dry Out Your Home Before Rebuilding After a Flood

9/15/2017 - East Tex Eco Services

This weekend, many homeowners will continue the process of cleaning up in the wake of Hurricane Harvey. If they have completed the demolition and removed all wet materials, they now are looking to assure the structure is sanitized and completely dried out before putting up new sheetrock.


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How Proper Mold Remediation Works & What to Expect

7/28/2017 - East Tex Eco Services

Do you smell something? If you detect a musty odor, a mold community is expanding in your home. Mold can take root anywhere there is organic matter, such as wood, and can manifest in new construction as well as old homes.



Mold, part of the fungi family, is all around us. When mold co...

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Green Cleaning for Mold Remediation: Safely and Completely Kill Mold

6/16/2017 - East Tex Eco Services

What’s one of the worst things you can do when dealing with mold? Bleach it. That’s right, bleach is ineffective for killing mold. It superficially clears a surface, but the underlying mold is alive and well. Once the bleach breaks down, it actually becomes food for the mold! Ooops...

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