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Fire causes a great extent of damage to property, destroying valuable possessions in a blink of an eye. Even a minor fire incidence can be devastating and cause serious damage to your home. Apart from the damages, you’d also deal with smoke odor and soot that leave contamination and discoloration to furniture, fabrics, and other home furnishings; hence the need for fire remediation.

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Water damage can be caused by a lot of reasons like storms, flooding, leaking plumbing system, roof, or appliances, burst pipes, clogged toilets, overflowing sinks, foundation cracks, moisture behind walls, and sewage issues. Whatever the cause, one thing is essential — immediate action to mitigate more serious problems that can compromise the safety of the structural components of your home.

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Mold is an inevitable part of many homes, and people are usually unaware of its presence. Mold loves dark, humid, and warm places. Under such conditions, it can grow quickly – sometimes in less than 24-48 hours. Leaving it untreated can cause many respiratory illnesses, allergies and aggravate asthma. Let’s see how you can beat it.

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Asbestos used to be one of the most common go-to solutions for countless homeowners in the past due to popular belief that its natural fiber was best for home insulation. However, the recent increase in awareness regarding the many health dangers associated with asbestos has led to a significant change of heart.

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People often choose the flooring for their homes, only thinking about aesthetics. However, some types of floors can contain asbestos which is a very harmful substance. If you decide to replace flooring in your Massachusetts house, there is the excellent Mass Save program. Schedule a flooring assessment with Ridaway and remove asbestos.

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Asbestos is a natural fiber that has been used in brake pads, roofing, ceiling tile, joint compound, floor tile, siding, and insulation for decades. However, with more and more awareness regarding the many health dangers associated with the use of asbestos, many concerned homeowners started looking for the best alternatives to asbestos for their properties.

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BBQs are joyful events with friends and family but only if you can keep those pesky mosquitos and ticks from ruining your gatherings. This isn’t too hard to do and we’re going to give you a short guide on how to manage to protect the health of your guests and your family during outdoor BBQs.

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Did you know that one of the most dangerous minerals in the world might be hiding in your home?

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A summer lawn is one of the beautiful places to relax in the beautiful weather. However, some diseases can ruin your grass in no time.

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Mold and mildew are easy to mix up, but they are not the same thing.

Both are fungi that are known for thriving in warm areas with a lot of moisture. However, there are notable difference between the two that you need to be aware of before you try to get rid of them.

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Not only are they off-putting to look at, but they can also carry dangerous diseases such as Lyme disease, which causes serious problems to both humans and pets.

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When it comes to taking care of your lawn throughout the year, timing is very important. Regional grasses have natural growth cycles that need to be followed in order to properly maintain the look of your lawn as well as the animals that call it home.

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Mosquitoes are one of the most annoying animals on the planet and cause problems for both people and pets. They also carry a number of deadly diseases such as:

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Both buying and selling a home are exciting ventures, especially in Massachusetts. There are many reasons why this US state makes for a beautiful place to call home.

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Taking care of your lawn is about a lot more than just making it look pretty. There is much that needs to be taken into account in terms of design, maintenance, pests, and the overall health aspects that a well-maintained lawn has for your pets and everyone in the house.

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Having to deal with pests is never easy or pleasant. As we approach the summer seasons, more and more animals and insects are coming out of their winter slumber and exploring nature – and human homes and yards.

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As the warm weather approaches, outdoor activities will become the norm for many families. BBQs, walks in parks, and sunbathing mark some of the most frequent activities during the warmer seasons.

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Mold can become a homeowner’s nightmare. Not only does it damage the home, furniture, and carpeting, it is also extremely unhealthy and can cause a number of illnesses.

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Asthma is a serious illness that can develop in people of all ages. More than 25 million Americans suffer from asthma and the number is increasing every year.

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How did a mineral as poisonous as asbestos end up becoming a key feature in so many building projects across the United States? And since its deadly properties to human health have been known for a long time, why did U.S. citizens have to wait for the early 2000s before something was done about this danger in their homes?
Because of its high fireproofing properties, it became essential in manufacturing, construction, and chemical industries. Many militaries around the world also used it in order to prevent fires that might destroy their base or research centers.

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Asbestos remediation with the help of a professional team is the only way to safely remove this toxic substance in your home.

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A disinfected home is a safe space for the whole family and also pets!

Germs are one of the pains of our existence. Even though you cannot be rid of all germs around you or inside your body, a stable presence of germs is essential for optimal health.

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Mold is an unwelcome house guest that can be found all over the house. Not all mold is visible, but it is part of the process that combines warmth and moisture for the development of microorganisms. Small amounts of mold are usually not a problem, but if it piles up it can become visually unappealing, destroy

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The dangers of asbestos are part of its very structure. Asbestos is made up of thin fibrous crystals and occurs in six different silicate materials. It is excellent as an electrical insulator and is also very heat-resistant. It has been used in building materials for decades, however, in recent years the dangers of asbestos to human

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Mold infestation is a major nuisance, ruining your home and peace of mind. It discolors the drywall, darkens decks, blackens the grout lines, and rots damp wood surfaces. And worse, it emits microscopic spores that can cause sneezing, runny nose, respiratory problems, and allergic reactions. When there is a large-scale mold formation, a strange, foul lingering odor is always present. At times like this, mold remediation may be required.

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One of the most-awaited seasons of the year is autumn. It is the time of the year when the leaves of the trees start to change their colors, and the temperature is cooler. Even the sky seems bluer, and the surroundings are picture-perfect. It means that winter is coming soon. The downside is that it

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Vermiculite insulation could be harmful to you and your family’s health. Eliminate the threats in your home with RidAway.

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Your home serves as a warm refuge — a special place that provides utmost safety, peace, love, and protection against external forces or elements. It is your personal sanctuary to relax your weary body and mind after a busy working day. This is why you need home remediation services to make sure it’s clean and secure at all times, and ensure your home is safe against all elements of nature. This is where RidAway’s professional home remediation services come in.

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The warm weather attracts summer pests that threaten to damage your home and harm your family. Put a stop to them with RidAway.

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