Luke Armstrong

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Name: Luke Armstrong
Date registered: November 18, 2016


Expert in emergency fire and water restoration services, fire cleanup and water damage cleanup, mold removal, as well as commercial and residential cleaning services, including carpet, upholstery and furniture cleaning. Contributor to several restoration and cleaning blogs.

Latest posts

  1. What’s a Slab Leak, Warning Signs, and What Should I Do About It? — March 5, 2021
  2. How to Remove Smoke Odors from a Room — January 11, 2021
  3. What are the Classes of Fires and Fire Extinguishers? — October 19, 2020
  4. How to Know If You Have Hidden Mold — September 30, 2020
  5. What Should I Do After a Flood? — September 25, 2020

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What’s a Slab Leak, Warning Signs, and What Should I Do About It?

A ‘slab leak’ is a term used to describe a water leak that has developed in the water lines beneath the concrete foundation. Such leaks in the water lines are often a result of long-term corrosion, abrasion, foundation shifts, high water pressure, and poor installation. Slab leaks can start from any point. They aren’t necessarily …

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How to Remove Smoke Odors from a Room

Odors are a part of everyday life. From cooking to cleaning to simply being outside in nature, people encounter various smells on a daily basis. Not all smells are pleasing to come across, though. Smoke, for example, is not only unsightly, but it also produces a strong odor. When smoke is present, its particles will …

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What are the Classes of Fires and Fire Extinguishers?

People should always take all precautions they can to prevent fires from happening because of the damage they cause and the danger they present. However, accidents do happen. If a small fire breaks out, it can be contained quickly if you take the necessary measures. Fire extinguishers are effective for putting out small fires and …

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How to Know If You Have Hidden Mold

Mold is a natural substance that is always present both indoors and outdoors. There are many types of mold, and some of them are even beneficial. However, mold can be problematic if it is found growing inside of your residential or commercial property. When mold forms indoors, it causes damage to the surfaces and materials …

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What Should I Do After a Flood?

All cases of water damage are considered emergencies, but flood damage, in particular, can be especially disastrous due to the large amount of water involved. The excess water will become absorbed by porous building materials and furnishings, allowing it to spread quickly. In turn, the water will cause rapid damage and continue to make matters …

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7 Tips on How to Clean Up After Sewer Water Damage

Water damage on its own is an emergency disaster that requires immediate attention. However, when the water damage involves sewage water, there is even more that you need to be worried about. When water damages your property, any porous building materials and furnishings absorb the excess water and moisture. However, when the water is contaminated …

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Can Carpeting and Rugs be Saved After a Flood?

When your home experiences a flood, there is a lot of damage you need to worry about. The building materials that make up your property’s structure absorb the excess water, which can make it unstable. But then there is also the damage to your personal content, including clothing and furnishings, that you need to attend …

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How to Remove Mold & Mildew Odors from Carpeting

When the carpeting in your residential or commercial property has suffered water damage, it can result in lingering odors. The smell can be an obvious nuisance, but it can also be a sign of a more serious problem. A Mold or Mildew Issue The presence of lingering odors from water damage can mean that there …

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Safety Tips to Prevent Space Heater Fires

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With the severely cold temperatures that winter brings, keeping warm is a priority to stay safe and healthy. To protect yourself against the cold, you can bundle up with warm clothing, heavy jackets, and other winter accessories. When staying indoors, the best ways to stay warm are to turn on the heat or even cozy …

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Restoring Fire and Smoke Damage in the Kitchen

  The kitchen is one of the most aesthetic and active areas of the home. It’s a place to entertain, cook, and even eat for some families. This room is essentially the heart of all homes, which is why a fire in this area can be the most devastating. Even small fires in one area …

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