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
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
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
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
It happens--kitty claws her way through your window screen and gets out, or something unusual happens to cause your screens to tear. Whichever way your window screens become ripped, it may take some time to get a repair person (such as one from Northridge Screen) to come replace them. Thankfully, there are several quick, easy and temporary solutions for window screen repair that you can do yourself. These patch jobs will hold your damaged screens until the technician arrives.
26 April 2016
If you are in the middle of a flooded basement situation caused by a river overflow, knowing which items to grab and which to ignore is helpful as it saves you precious time, possibly helping you salvage more of your items as a result. While it is best to have a water damage restoration service help you remove your belongings promptly, this is not always feasible when several of your neighbors are dealing with the same troubles.
7 April 2016
With the average mid-priced mattress lasting around seven years with proper care, you may find that you need to move out of your current home or apartment and will need to bring the mattress along. While you may be used to moving the mattress similarly to any other piece of furniture, this can be a mistake since it could lead to significant damage to the mattress and could even void the warranty.
2 March 2016
You might wash several loads of laundry each week without spending much time thinking about your washing machine. If the machine breaks down, however, you'll quickly realize how much you were taking it for granted. The good news is that an appliance service can visit your home to take care of the broken washing machine and have it up and running before long. If you want to avoid the risk of having a breakdown, however, you can perform a series of simple maintenance tips that can keep the machine running properly.
9 February 2016
Once the shock dies down of coming home to find your clothing, furniture and other household items soaked from a flood, it's time to begin the recovery process. This will take time and the assistance from a water damage repair company. Several factors determine what you can save and what will be a total loss. Here is how to evaluate what you can salvage from a household flood. The Source of the Flood Water is the Primary Factor
18 January 2016