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What’s the Difference Between Mold and Mildew, and How Do I Get it Removed in Solana Beach CA?

July 30, 2020

What's the Difference Between Mold and Mildew, and How Do I Get it Removed in Solana Beach CA?

Mold and mildew are two things nobody wants in their home. Just hearing either word might make you shutter in disgust as you know these two things aren’t exactly good to have dwelling in your home environment. But there might be two questions you still have regarding mold and mildew: what makes them different from one another, and how can they be removed from one’s home?

Mold vs Mildew

It’s not always easy to know if it’s mold…


How Serious Does a Flood or Leak Have to Be for me to Call for Flood Restoration Service in Fallbrook CA?

July 28, 2020

How Serious Does a Flood or Leak Have to Be for me to Call for Flood Restoration Service in Fallbrook CA?Household floods and leaks can be scary ordeals. They’re unexpected, they happen so quickly, and ultimately, they’re terrible and very stressful situations to have to deal with. If it were up to us, we wouldn’t want you to have to deal with a situation like this at all. But these things do, and will, happen, sometimes completely out of your control.

Seeing that floods and leaks can often be inevitable, it’ll…


A Simple Water Leak Can Lead to Big Consequences in Your Encinitas CA Home

July 24, 2020

A Simple Water Leak Can Lead to Big Consequences in Your Encinitas CA Home

When you experience a water leak in your home for the first time, you might not think too much of it, especially if you tend to be a handy person. You might think to resolve the source of the leak on your own. But anyone who has experienced a water leak knows that a little leak can turn into a big one if it isn’t handled in time. Even a faulty repair can eventually cause the leak to get more serious.

That said, 1st Choice…


The Biggest Reasons for Residential Flooding in Cardiff CA

July 21, 2020

The Biggest Reasons for Residential Flooding in Cardiff CA

Contrary to popular belief, household floods don’t just happen due to natural disasters such as hurricanes, tsunamis, or heavy rainstorms. In fact, some of the most common causes of residential flooding is the result of something completely unrelated to nature and instead having to do with something malfunctioning on one’s personal property.

Here are some of the top reasons residents deal with interior flooding:

Improper Drainage

A clogged drain not only makes it impossible or near impossible for water to adequately drain, but a clogged drain or sewer has the potential to trigger water or waste to…


5 Signs of a Household Flood You Need to Keep an Eye Out for on Your Del Mar CA Property

July 16, 2020

5 Signs of a Household Flood You Need to Keep an Eye Out for on Your Del Mar CA Property

It’s scary to think that something bad could occur on your property at any given moment. The electricity could suddenly go out, a fire could ignite, or even a household leak or flood may start randomly.

Although 1st Choice Plumbing, Flood & Restoration can’t be there for you when you have electricity problems or are dealing with a residential fire, what we can help you with is resolving a household flood and dealing…


My Walls Are Wet! Do I Have a Water Leak in my Carlsbad CA Home?

July 14, 2020

My Walls Are Wet! Do I Have a Water Leak in my Carlsbad CA Home?

It’s always alarming when you notice the signs of a water leak – or at least think the signs are pointing towards a leak. Right away, you might worry about the problem costing a lot of money to resolve and having to deal with the messy aftermath a water leak entails from the replacement of baseboards to the need to dry and dehumidify your soaked carpets and rugs. It’s a long, lengthy, and tiring process.

So, when you notice that a wall in…


Why It’s Urgent to Hire a Flood Restoration Company After a Rancho Santa Fe CA Flood

July 10, 2020

Why It's Urgent to Hire a Flood Restoration Company After a Rancho Santa Fe CA Flood

Many things are urgent in life like getting to work on time, completing a big essay before its due date, going to the doctor for stitches – you know how life is. It feels like we’re always on the go and always have to jump whenever something important comes up.

Another thing that’s urgent is dealing with the aftermath of a household flood. Sometimes, though, homeowners don’t know where to begin or even what to do. It’s not every day that…


Is it Expensive to Get Mold Removal Service in Vista CA?

July 7, 2020

Is it Expensive to Get Mold Removal Service in Vista CA?

Removing mold from your home is a necessary and very important process. Imagine leaving this icky substance to grow in your family home, filling the air with a musty stench, ruining the beauty of your home’s interior, and potentially triggering health issues in your loved ones. Mold is clearly not something to ever take lightly. The reason behind the mold is just as serious.

Although you may be very well aware of the importance of getting mold removed, you might not be aware of the costs associated with professional mold removal…


1st Choice Plumbing Offers 5-Star Water Damage Repair in Cardiff CA

June 25, 2020

1st Choice Plumbing Offers 5-Star Water Damage Repair in Cardiff CA

Water damage in the home is caused by, you guessed it, water. Yes, that same substance we drink to quench our thirst, wash our dirty laundry with, clean ourselves with, and even swim in for exercise and enjoyment. How could something so beneficial also lead to damage?

It’s not that water isn’t our friend, but in some circumstances, like in the case of a water leak or household flood, water can be a bit of a bully. Yes, that includes damage to your property and damage to whatever items may be…


Call Us Now for Residential Mold Removal in Del Mar CA

June 23, 2020

Call Us Now for Residential Mold Removal in Del Mar CA

So, you have or have had a mysterious (or maybe not-so-mysterious) water leak, flood incident, or some sort of moisture buildup in your home recently. As a result, you might have noticed dark-colored spots growing on your walls or elsewhere in your home.

You might have tried wiping them off, only for them to stay, or if you were successful in eradicating them, you may have unfortunately watched them eventually come back. The spots may even be spreading, have an “off” musky smell, and/or even trigger allergies among you and the…