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Queens Dimolisher Gives Creedmoria A Lift With Garbage Truck
by TrashitMan

Creedmoria is a story about growing up in Queens in the ’80s, written by a friend of mine, Alicia Slimmer. The project is currently seeking funding to go into production. You can find the Kickstarter campaign here:

Creedmoria on Kickstarter

About the film:
Candy lives in a crazy, comical world called Creedmoria. This heartwarming film is the story of how she breaks out.

Seventeen-year-old Candy comes from a dysfunctional family, and the world around her seems even crazier. Against the backdrop of New York’s largest mental hospital, Creedmoor, we watch Candy try to survive high school, a psycho boyfriend, a domineering mother, a dickhead boss, a brother struggling with his sexual identity—all while trying to fit in and stay as hopeful as she can. Watching the Creedmorian-4 make their daily pilgrimage from Creedmoor to Burger Barn and back, she wonders why they don’t go further. They have no idea a whole world exists beyond Queens. Neither, at first, does Candy.

Nick Dimola, the owner of Dimola Bros and The Trash it Man helped out in the making of the kickstarter intro film. We gave her a lift on the back of our garbage truck. You can see the video below.

Please help her get the show on the road by contributing to the Kickstarter campaign.

About Creedmoria The Film

Watch the intro video here:


December 14th


Why It is Extremely Important To Remove Water Damaged Walls and Insulation
by TrashitMan

After a house is damaged with water from flood, rain, leaks or hurricane, the walls must be dried out immediately or you could loose the whole home. After Hurricane Sandy hit New York recently many homes suffered moderate to severe water damage. But even those houses which only had a few inches of water in them could be destroyed if mold sets in.

If your house suffers water damage, the wet drywall and insulation must be taken out as soon as possible. The sooner you get the wet insulation removed and let the wooden frame dry out, the better.

Mold and water damaged walls

In the photo above you can see one of our workers measuring the flood levels after Hurricane Sandy passed through New York recently. This was taken just two weeks after the Hurricane and mold damage had already begun to set in. You can see the mold in the photo, especially on the left inside the shelves.

Water soaked insulation

After the hurricane flooded many homes in New York including Belle Harbour, Breezy Point, Howard Beach and Lindenwood, demolition teams such as The Trash it Man were called in to remove flood and mold damaged drywall and insulation before the mold was able to spread. In the photo above you can see that the mold has already set in behind the sheetrock and the wood framing of the house is soaking wet. The insulation acts like a sponge and holds water for a very long time. There is nowhere for the water to go unless the insulation is removed and the wooden framework exposed to dry.

Water damaged wet wood after hurricane

Mold spores are everywhere. You would think that behind sealed walls there could be no mold growth, but when the house was put together, mold spores were in the air and got trapped inside, just waiting for the perfect time, such as this, to grow and feed on the wood. Refer to the photo above. This is only two weeks after the flood waters receeded and the mold has spread to the wooden frame behind the drywall of this home. Any longer and the damage would have been too extensive to save the home.

Mold rising up walls after flood

Above you can see how the mold is growing up the wall. Drywall will slowly absorb moisture from the insulation that is trapped inside it. The insulation will hold water for months. The sheetrock wicks this moisture out and into the walls. As the water level climbs, so does the mold. Sadly this wall had to be cut even higher than originally due to the spread of mold.

If you are ever in need of interior demolition due to water damage, DO NOT WAIT!

Call The Trash it Man team immediately at 718-326-6969 and save your home. Our guys are fast and friendly. We get most demolition jobs done on the same day. Call us for a free consultation right away.

The Trash it Man team serves the Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens areas of New York City. Call the Trash it Man for interior demolition and water damaged sheetrock and insulation removal today.

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December 14th