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Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question about Rainbow International’s services or about restoration services in general? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page! Click here

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Vinegar, a Miracle Product

Non-Toxic and inexspensive, simple white vinegar is a cleaning and deodorizing boon. Indoors and out, from kitchen surfaces and caring for laundry to tackling bugs and weeds, there are many uses for this kid and pet-safe, environmentally-friendly household staple and workhorse extraordinaire… Read the rest of the article

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Do These 5 Things First If You Think There Is a Fire

It’s wise to plan for all types of emergencies that could strike at home – from gas and carbon monoxide leaks to burst pipes and flooded basements – but fire is the most critical emergency to plan for. By planning today, you’ll have a plan if the unthinkable happens. Here’s what to do in case […]

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How Rainbow International Does Water Restoration

Have you ever wondered how Rainbow International practices water restoration? Check out this video to find out! Go to Video

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Signs You Are Sick Because of Mold

Mold exposure is quite possibly the most misdiagnosed illness in North America. If you’ve been feeling off lately with no explanation, now’s your chance to learn about mold sickness symptoms so you can seek medical help and mold remediation services as soon as possible. Read the rest of the article

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To Bleach or Not to Bleach?

To bleach or not to bleach that is the question. Whether or not it is a noble endeavor depending highly upon the surface in question – and your housekeeping goals. Bleach is a malodorous menace in some facets, but a remarkable remedy in others. Where’s the quintessential line in the sand? Read the rest of […]

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How to Use a Fire Extinguisher

Fires are scary, especially when it comes to putting them out. Only you can prevent these fires; but things don’t always go according to plan. With many different fires come many different types of fire extinguishers. Read the rest of the article

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What Hoarding Means for Your Home

About 1.2 million Americansd are diagnosed hoarders meaning they have a compulsive urge to stockpile belongings in abnormally high quantities. If your home is a little cluttered, you’re not a hoarder – but if you find it difficult to function in or move around your house because precarious stacks of belongings cover every surface, you […]

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What Type of Mold is This?

What’s that colorful fuzz in your closet or bath? Mildew? Mold? Mold comes in many colors, textures, and shapes, and can be exceedingly difficult to identify. Even salt deposits (efflorescence) can mimic mold. It is also difficult to pinpoint “dangerous” versus “harmless” varieties. Although black mold’s notorious mycotoxins are nearly universally toxic, there’s a reason […]

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Back to School Basics: Removing Tracked-in Stains

Kids trudging through your home after school leaving more than books and sporting equipment in their wake? Tracked-in stains can create a carpet cleaning nightmare. More than just unsightly, all that mud, sand, and grass tracked in by your children can create a microorganism minefield, housing more germs than your toilet seat and adversely affecting the […]

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