We get calls often from homeowners and business owners that see small amounts of mold or have had water damage from a flood or burst pipe. Their concern, of course, is whether the mold is insignificant or needs removal. Here’s the unfortunate truth about mold: where there’s a little, there’s usually a lot. That means […]

When parents send their beloved teens off to college, there is plenty to worry about. But potentially harmful mold in the dorm room isn’t usually on most parents’ radar. Sadly, the record-hot-and-humid summer of 2018 in New Jersey meant mold problems—which can be exacerbated during rainy periods or when air humidity increases—for many schools across […]

We’ve gotten the phone call many times before. An exasperated homeowner or business owner says something like this: “We’ve had a water leak, and it smells musty and moldy.” “I’m concerned about the furry black stuff I see in our bathroom.” “My wall looks soft and I see black streaks on the walls.” Unfortunately, where […]

At AOA Cleaning & Restoration, we’re all about using the best products and offering our customers state-of-the-art solutions to restore their properties to their original condition after a flood, sewage backup, or other disaster. That’s why we’ve partnered with Halosil International, the leader in disinfection and infection control. This company delivers effective, holistic disinfection systems […]

As we head into fall and winter here in the Northeast, it’s important to stay mindful of some of those pesky “house hazards” that come with wet weather. Top of the list: mold, which most of us don’t think about during the winter. However, mold can grow in uninsulated windows, walls and other surfaces when […]

If you have experienced a burst pipe or flood at your home or business, it is essential to act quickly. Flood waters from either scenario can have sewage and many contaminants that are harmful to your health. A flooded home and damaged carpet and walls also can lead to mold. The last thing you want […]

So, you’ve had a pipe burst or a basement flood or some other situation causing damage to your home. One of the first questions we get from worried homeowners who call us in crisis is whether their insurance will cover the cost to remediate their homes after water or mold damage. The short answer: it […]