Posts in the News & Press Category

How Small Space Heaters can be a Big Problem

How Small Space Heaters can be a Big Problem During cold weather months, space heaters are a great way to take the chill out of the air. Even though they may be small in size, they’re capable of producing large amounts of heat, sparing you from having to dial up the thermostat. Unfortunately, a newly […]

What flood insurance does and doesn’t cover

What flood insurance does and doesn’t cover Most homeowners assume that their home insurance plans cover flooding, when in truth they do not. Typically, most standard homeowner’s insurance plans do not cover flood damage – whether it be caused by extreme weather or other external forces. Flooding is the most common natural disaster in America, […]

What Does Mold Need to Grow? 6 Things You Need to Prepare For

What Does Mold Need to Grow? 6 Things You Need to Prepare For There is a myriad of health problems associated with mold growth in your home. Additionally, this growth may impact the structural integrity of your home and can be expensive to completely remove. Taking steps to prevent mold from growing in the first place is […]

Disaster-Proofing 101: 8 Important Things You Need for StormProof Homes

Disaster-Proofing 101: 8 Important Things You Need for StormProof Homes It’s better to prepare for a storm before it happens, but what are the best ways to storm-proof your home? Here are 8 important things you need. When you storm-proof homes, the key thing is preparation. In the majority of cases, when a storm causes damage […]

Mike Brighton Joins the National Account Team

Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT Hire New Vice President of Hospitality Services Mike Brighton Joins the National Account Team Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT are proud to announce and welcome Mike Brighton as Vice President of Hospitality Services. Mike will be responsible for the oversight and growth of the hospitality sector. “Mike’s operational experience and […]

Amanda Schooler Promoted to Director of Marketing

Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT Announces New Director of Marketing Amanda Schooler Promoted from Director of Advertising and Promotions Blackmon Mooring & BMS CAT are pleased to announce the promotion of Amanda Schooler to Director of Marketing.  Ms. Schooler will oversee the organization’s national marketing and branding initiatives through the planning, development and execution of advertising, content, […]

Odor Removal with Hydroxyl Generators

Odor Removal and Restoration Odor removal is a critical part of almost any restoration project. Fully eliminating odors has always been difficult since each project has unique challenges. Fire and soot restoration jobs, for example, can be particularly tricky. Fires damages more than just the burned and charred areas you can see. Soot and smoke […]

Is This the Year for the Big One?

Last week, I was traveling and went through a small Florida city. Standing on the courthouse lawn was a sign that said, “Hurricane Season starts in 18 days”. The countdown is on. Are you ready if the big one hits this year? Because of the weather and early spring storms, there is some anticipation that […]

Fire Damage Restoration Tips

We recently partnered with RIMKUS for a “live burn” – which basically meant we were going to burn down a box, which replicated the living room in a home. We worked closely with the kind folks from the Pasadena Fire Department to hold this controlled burn in the parking lot of the Pasadena Convention Center […]

Our Founding Fathers: Building a Foundation for the Future

William Blackmon Jr., fresh from service in World War II, started an upholstery cleaning business with college buddy Scott Mooring. The two-man operation, known simply as Blackmon Mooring, grew into a worldwide company that developed a patented steam-cleaning process and evolved into a major player in the post-catastrophe restoration business. William G. “Floppy” Blackmon graduated […]