Hazard symbols and their meanings provide useful information in a visual image form, to alert people of the presence of a hazardous chemical that could harm people or the environment. Most of the images in this guide cover what is known as the GB CLP Regulation, linked to the European Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008. These… Read More »Hazard Symbols and Meanings – Useful Guide
A number of reports, analysis and investigations into topics related to water leak detection and damage management services we deliver locally.
This article about artex and asbestos is a guide to help raise awareness of the possible risks – if you need help with asbestos, contact a professional such as ourselves for help and advice. Asbestos is a hazardous substance which, if is found in materials (particularly if it is disturbed) can cause serious health risks… Read More »Artex and Textured Coatings – Possible Asbestos Risks
As well as being local leak detection specialists in the York area, Rainbow Restoration is a Water Damage Restoration company, and one of the services we offer is Pressure Drying, which is sometimes called injection drying, which we will explain further in this article. Pressure Drying is an advanced drying solution utilising specialist drying equipment… Read More »Pressure Drying – Advanced Solution Benefits
Having a leak under houses in the UK can be a worrying time, not only can it be challenging to find the leak but also cause significant water damage to your home or business. But thankfully, we are not only experts in leak detection, all of our front-line staff are qualified water damage management experts.… Read More »Leak Under House – What is Best to do to Sort it
In order to understand what is condensation, you firstly have to go back to basics. Condensation in your house is generally water but why do you get it and where does it come from? As you likely know, water exists in three forms solid (ice), liquid (water) and gas (vapour, steam and humidity) and in… Read More »What is Condensation? – Simple and Useful Guide
When carrying out local water leak detection services and water damage management services too, we frequently come across wet wood which has been exposed to the water from a leak, or associated damp issues. In this article we’ll review a test we did which simulated a water leak coming into contact with engineered wood, including… Read More »Wet Wood – Water Damage Risks After a Leak
A piece of equipment that is utilised within the water damage management industry (including water leak damage) is an air scrubber. We will look in more detail later as to how air scrubbers work, but like many pieces of equipment, they come in various designs, shapes and sizes from different manufacturers. That said, different air… Read More »Air Scrubbers Guide – What Are They Best For?
After we had covered our water leak detection work and found the water leak, as water damage management experts too, we give our customers help and advice with regard to drying the water from the leak. When having that conversation with people, we sometimes get asked “will it dry on its own”. In this article… Read More »Will a Concrete Leak Dry? – Best Advice, Tested
Rainbow Restoration – York & Yorkshire Coast are based in York, North Yorkshire and have been proudly serving our community for over 20 years. We are a local company with the backing and support of a national chain of branches covering the whole of the UK all year round. WE HELP PROVIDE A LOCAL SERVICE… Read More »Fire and Flood Restoration – a Great Deal More Too
First of all, let’s start by clearing something up, to ostensibly when people refer to ‘Moisture Meters’ or ‘Damp Meters’ they are referring to the same thing. Professionals tend to use the term moisture meter as they do more than measure damp, which people most often associate with rising damp or penetrating damp. You can… Read More »Moisture Meters and Damp Meters – Best Options