Smoke And Fire Damage In The Home: Why It's Worse Than You Think


When your home encounters any kind of smoke or fire damage, don't just assume you can clean up the mess and move on with your life. Unless the damage is extremely minimal and happened in a very well-ventilated area, odds are there is more residual damage than you think. You may not even realize it, but smoke and fire issues usually require the professional repairs of a fire damage restoration and remediation company.

29 July 2019

3 Compelling Reasons To Hire A Restoration Company After Suffering Significant Water Damage In Your Home


Water damage is one of the worst things you could face as a homeowner. It may have occurred because of a flood or a burst pipe. Either way, you'll probably need help from an emergency water damage restoration company. They can help in the following ways.  Pump Standing Water  If there is standing water still left in your home, it's important to proceed with caution. After all, this water can cause germs and bacteria to spread like wildfire.

23 May 2019

4 Emergency Tasks To Prevent Flood Damage From Getting Worse While Cleaning Up


When your home has been flooded, you want to begin cleaning up quickly. Sometimes, the damage can get worse if you overlook emergency repair needs, such as installing a tarp on the roof or removal of personal property that can be saved or restored. The following list will help you with emergency tasks that need to be done, so you can concentrate on cleaning up and begin rebuilding. 1. Removal and Storage of Materials and Personal Property That Needs to Be Saved

18 March 2019

Suffered Storm Damage? Tips For Restoring Your Home


If your home has suffered damage from a severe storm, you need to act as quickly as possible. The sooner you address the issue, the more affordable the repairs will be, and the less extensive the damage will become. However, if you don't address it right away, the damage will continue to worsen. Here are some of the things you need to discuss with a restoration and storm damage repair contractor within the first two days after the storm has passed.

26 November 2018

Have a Damaged Basement Wall? What to Know About Repairing the Foundation


If you have a wall in your basement that is bulging or leaning inward? If so, this should be a big concern to you. Your basement walls play a crucial role in your home's foundation, and any signs of a problem should be fixed as quickly as possible. Here are some steps to follow in order to repair your basement wall. Have the Wall Inspected The first step should be to bring in a professional to inspect the wall.

22 October 2018

Types Of Basement Waterproofing Solutions


As the term seem to suggest, basement waterproofing solutions are specific installations that are put into place in your basement to prevent water from leaking in and causing damage or mold growth. Despite the fact that all variants seek to fulfill the same need, there are a couple of differences in how different types of basement waterproofing solutions operate and the advantages that they offer. Understanding what each type of basement waterproofing solution provides can help you choose the one that best suits your water protection needs.

28 February 2017

The Main Steps Of Water Damage Restoration


If a flood has recently caused damage inside your home, you might be thinking about hiring a professional water damage restoration company to help you. This is a smart move in many cases, but you still might be curious about what, exactly, the water damage restoration company will do. These are a few of the common steps that these companies take when providing restoration services for homeowners whose homes have been hit by floods.

31 December 2016

Why It's Essential To Clean Up The Air After A Water Damage Incident


The larger the amount of water damage in your house and the more wet materials there are that need to be dried, the more humid the surrounding air will be and the more this could affect the rest of the house. Here are three reasons why professional water damage restoration teams spend so much time cleaning up the humidity and other contaminants in the air after a water damage incident.

7 December 2016

2 Surprising Places To Find Mold


Mold is very sneaky. It doesn't require a lot of things to grow, so anywhere that is dark and moist can end up being a mold farm. The problem with that is that you might not always see the mold growing because it does like to hide. If you are worried about having mold in your house, there are some places where you should look.  Electrical Switches/Outlets You may not think of your electrical outlets as a place for mold to grow, but they can provide an excellent habitat for mold.

8 August 2016

Answers To Questions You May Have About Flood Damage


Have you recently moved to an area that gets frequent flooding? Are you wondering what you can do if your home is caught in a flood? If you're unfamiliar with the aftermath of flooding, you probably have many questions about what to expect. Here are the answers to some of the questions you may be asking about flood damage repair: Is it possible for a homeowner to clean up water damage on their own?

12 May 2016