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Well, It Feels Dry To Me!?

Well, It Feels Dry To Me!? I here this about 10 times a month: “Well, it feels dry to me!?” You know what, It feels dry to me too! When a property or structure is flooded, the first layers of building material to dry or

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San Clemente Flood Dried With A Smile!

San Clemente Flood Dried With A Smile! It was Thursday morning and Jeanine had brought donuts to our weekly company meeting.  The KADE team was all smiles while we covered goggle safety, reviewed wood floor drying mats proper procedure, and making sure we greet all

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Beat the Heat!

Beat the Heat! Summer is in full swing here in Southern California, and while we generally have a pretty mild climate, temperatures can still climb higher than we’d like.  On those hot days it becomes tempting to run the air conditioning, fans, and other appliances

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Home Flooded on Beach Road

Home Flooded on Beach Road It was 4:15am when then call came through from dispatch.  I smiled the sleep from my eyes as I get excited to help a new customer out.  I have been doing this for over 7 years and I am still pumped

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Kitchen Flood Fixed Fast!

Kitchen Flood Fixed Fast! It was early Friday morning when a San Clemente mom ran into a major problem.  While going through the morning routine of making sure her family was fed, as well as starting a few things for dinner, her kitchen was a

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DIY: All Natural Mold Removal

Photo by: Sergiu Bacioiu DIY: All Natural Mold Removal Do you have a tough time keeping your home free of mold and other filth?  Are you concerned about the types of chemicals you are using to clean those problem surfaces?  Here are three easy cleaning

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Symptoms Related to Mold Exposure

Photo by: L F Symptoms Related to Mold Exposure Have you ever felt a little under the weather and weren’t really sure why?  Just because you’re not feeling your best doesn’t automatically mean you have a cold.  Exposure to mold and mold spores can mimic

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CalAtlantic University

CalAtlantic University Learning With The Best In The Business CalAtlantic Homes has an amazing team.  We were very impressed and humbled to be able to spend some time sharing some knowledge with the best in the business. The event started off with the best environmental

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Mold Safety

Photo by: Andrew Rochfort Mold Safety When dealing with mold it is important to know the proper safety procedures, and especially what not to do.  If you find yourself in an area with mold, here are some guidelines to abide by: DON’T: Ignore the problem.

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How To: Protecting Important Documents

Photo by: Lucas How To: Protecting Important Documents Have you ever been packing for your trip and just couldn’t find your passport?  Have you been filling out an application and for the life of you just can’t find the one document you need?  Have you

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Sewage Cleanup In South Orange County Apartment

Sewage Cleanup In South Orange County Apartment Late that night when the property manager called frantic, she was surprised when I answered the phone cheerfully. It was 11:15 pm when we received the call.  The cause of the loss was a backed up sewer line in the laundry

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Building Smart: Using Water Resistant Materials

Photo by: Dez Thompson Building Smart: Using Water Resistant Materials If you live in an area where weather brings a lot of water, or the moisture content in the air is high, you may need to take preventative measures against flooding.  Even if you don’t

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how to clean up after a flood

Solar City Takes Care Of Their Flooded Customers

Solar City Takes Care Of Their Flooded Customers When a screw from the newly installed solar panels hit the flashing underneath the asphalt shingles, this creating a perfect little entrance for water if it ever rained…. sure enough, with the El Nino rains hitting southern

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Flood Restoration, Part 4: Final Repairs

Photo by: u4i86 Flood Restoration, Part 4: Final Repairs After you have a flood there are many steps to take before your property can get back to the way it once was.  Once the initial assessment, minor repairs and the drying process are over, you

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Flood Restoration, Part 3: Drying Out

Photo by: Frans Devriese Flood Restoration, Part 3: Drying Out If your property has flooded and you have already assessed the damage, as well as made any initial repairs, you are now ready to begin the drying out process. Try these different methods when working

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How do you prevent mold after a water leak?

Flood Restoration, Part 2: Initial Damage Repair

Photo By: Kevin Best Flood Restoration, Part 2: Initial Damage Repair There are many steps to repairing a flooded home, some of which you may not think of right away.  Before you begin any initial repairs, you need to assess the damage.  Once you have

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How can I get my carpet to dry faster?

Flood Restoration, Part 1: Assessing the Damage

Photo by: Chris Potter Flood Restoration, Part 1: Assessing the Damage Have you ever wondered what it takes to completely restore a flooded property from start to finish?  There may be more steps involved than you think.  In fact, there are quite a few things

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Flood Almost Ruins Christmas

Flood Almost Ruins Christmas When an Aliso Viejo based family came home from breakfast on Sunday morning, they found their entire home flooded.  While they were away the fire sprinkler line in the attic cracked and sprayed water all through the attic insulation.  When the insulation

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Gift The Gift of KADE This Christmas

Gift The Gift of KADE This Christmas You can bless the lives of others by putting KADE Restoration on all of your accounts!   We triple double dog guarantee 100% customer satisfaction.  We off the best service and value in the industry.  Call today to get

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Drying in Place vs. Tearing Out

Photo by: LBX Company Drying in Place vs. Tearing Out Once your property has flooded, and you have cleaned up the immediate water and debris, you are now faced with the daunting task of repairing the damage.  Oftentimes in a flood the most affected part

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What Does Flood Insurance Cover?

Photo by: Pictures of Money What Does Flood Insurance Cover? Your property has flooded, and you now must contact your insurance company.  Fortunately you have insurance, but is this incident covered?  Sometimes it can be hard to tell (See also: Flood Insurance Basics)  The best

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Drying Out Wood Floors

Photo by: Chris Glass Drying Out Wood Floors It’s happened.  You’ve had a flood and now your brand new hardwood floors are damaged.  Can you save them? Luckily, depending on the circumstances, there is a high chance of recovery and getting your floors back good

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Brea Home Flooded By Fire Sprinkler

Brea Home Flooded By Fire Sprinkler I received the emergency call at 9:00 pm Thursday night from the dispatcher letting me know there were three town homes flooded from a fire sprinkler.  The fire sprinkler failed on the second floor in the master bathroom and

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Scary Awesome Floods

Scary Awesome Floods Property Managers Beware!   You are being overcharged for services.  Have a troubled HOA?  Need a better deal?  Put KADE on the account and save big time! KADE is giving 20% OFF Floods for 2 months for all new HOAs! Fearsome Flood Damages

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how do i know if i need flood insurance

Good to Know: Flood Insurance Basics

Photo by: Curationpics Good to Know: Flood Insurance Basics Do you have flood insurance? Do you need it? Here are a few points to keep in mind: Areas that are considered high-risk are required by the federal government to have flood insurance. Check with your

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What is Flood Insurance?

Photo by: Universal Pops What is Flood Insurance? Most of us are well aware of the devastating images captured in flooded areas around the country.  Flooding causes damage and destruction to many homes and businesses in many communities.  Flood insurance is available to help alleviate

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