Using the right word for your water damage from your first call with the insurance company may mean the difference between a covered loss and out-of-pocket expense.
Property owners get to choose who is hired to perform work on their properties. This article describes some basic characteristics to look for when deciding who will be the best choice.
This article explains exactly what happens during the structural dryout portion of your water damage restoration.
TS Eliot’s poem The Hollow Men famously ends with the lines, “this is the way the world ends, not with a bang, but a whimper.” And while a water damage to your home isn’t the end of the world, it can be devastating and often follows the path of the (more)
Crawl spaces are areas of a home that are similar to a basement, but usually smaller. They are unfinished areas located below the ground floor of the home and are typically vented to the outside of the home. The two main benefits of a crawl space are cost effectiveness and (more)
The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is a certification and standard-setting non-profit organization for the inspection, cleaning, and restoration industries. With a board of directors comprised of 15 industry leaders elected by the IICRC shareholders, the IICRC functions in over twenty-five countries to protect the interests of (more)
Simply airing out a room or pointing a fan at the floor will not properly dry out an area that has experienced flooding or water damage. Because of water’s fluid properties, it will seep through porous materials to other structures or behind baseboards and drywalls. When you’ve had a water (more)
Property damage from water, fire, mold, and storms can feel devastating. There’s a reason they’re called disasters, right? But did you know that your disaster can actually give your property value a boost in the long run if you have the right homeowner’s coverage and restoration professional working on the (more)
When you experience water damage, proper drying isn’t the only reason to call in a professional restoration company. Not all water damages are created equal, and there are different types of water that pose varying risks to your health. The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) , the (more)
When most people think of fire damage, they think of the flames and smoke and odor associated with the fire. One thing that often gets forgotten is the ensuing damage from putting out the flames. Water damage after a fire is incredibly common and should always be properly mitigated. Water Damage (more)