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According to the IICRC, the task of water damage restoration should be done through five principles.  Each principle is equally important and should not be missed. Principle 1 – Provide for the Safety and Health of Workers and Occupants It is imperative that all safety hazards be...

Proper Tools to Determine Drying Goals and Progress During a Structural Dry-out In order to reach drying goals after a water damage, a dry standard must be determined.  To establish a dry standard, a moisture reading must be taken of unaffected material.  Once all affected materials...

  Maitland Fire Rescue Department Three-year-old Sophia Santana and her family visited the Maitland Fire-Rescue Department today to pick up her prize from Saturday's Open House at Station 45. Sophia was selected in one of two drawings for new bicycles, courtesy of 1-800-BOARDUP / Orange County Construction 911. Other...

Even a small fire can cause great damage from smoke and odor that has traveled throughout the entire property making it imperative to take the proper steps to salvage as much of the structure as possible. The first step to be taken after any safety issues...

  The Process of Contents Restoration After a Fire As soon as possible after a fire in your home or business, a cleaning professional should be called. The initial inspection should be done quickly to determine what is and is not salvageable.  Heat and water can destroy finishes of...

The risk of serious health consequences can be greatly reduced or eliminated with appropriate and timely water damage restoration. While water is essential for life, it is also the single leading carrier of pathogens in the environment today.   Standing water will often have a high...

Tim Hoyt from 1-800-Boardup standing with Chief Carnesale of the Apopka Fire Department. Invited to watch a rare live burn training exercise. This was an abandoned large two story home farm house. The fire department practiced defensive attack’s with several apparatuses. Emergency Construction Services Fire Damage...

Event Occurred: Aug 2 2016 National Night Out was introduced in 1984, by the National Association of Town Watch, a non-profit crime prevention organization.  The first Night Out involved 400 communities, and last year’s event attracted more than eleven thousand communities. National Night Out Most of us know...

 Event Occurred July 30, 2016 Ever think about pulling a 25,000-pound Fire Truck?  Well, Fire Fighters in central Florida do it for fun. Actually Fund Raisers.  The men and woman of the Fire Service understand “Brotherhood”.  Fire Fighting is a Team Event, so we don’t allow...

On July 22nd at the annual Apopka Fire Department award ceremony Tim Hoyt of 1-800-BoardUp, a division of  Orange County Construction 911, Inc., was presented with an Appreciation Award. This award was presented for 'contributing to the community and providing their citizens with 24/7 emergency service'. 1-800-BoardUp...