Restoration Articles

Best Shingles For Hurricanes

Worrying about how your roof will hold up to a storm is a common concern if you live in an area prone to tropical storms or hurricanes. One way to reduce this stress is to have the best shingles that are specifically designed to protect against hurricanes. Beyond having the best shingles for hurricanes on…

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Sump Pump Leaking?

Homes and businesses with basements or crawl spaces should be equipped with a sump pump, which is designed to prevent flooding. Sump pumps are normally mounted below ground in a sump pump pit. They should be put in the lowest part of the crawl space or basement so any water that does get in the…

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Disinfecting Buildings for Coronavirus

Washing our hands, wearing a mask, and disinfecting our things are three of the most important ways that all people can slow the spread of the Coronavirus. Business owners should always disinfect their buildings, storefronts, and warehouses at the end of each day. This simple action will greatly reduce the chances of the virus existing…

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How to Seal Fire Damaged Wood

Most people believe that fire damage restoration begins with putting out the fire and ends with replacing whatever was burnt – but, unfortunately, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Even surfaces that weren’t burned were probably damaged and will be damaged even further unless you do something about it. We know it may not…

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After Death Cleaning Services and Protocol

Avoiding decomposition after someone passes away is unavoidable. Within the first few hours, this process begins. During the next 72 hours, the internal organs will begin to decompose, then within the next three to five days, the body will begin to bloat and possible blood-containing foam will leak from the mouth and nose. Depending on…

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How To Identify and Clear A Clogged Sewer Line

If you’ve noticed signs of a clogged sewer line, the first thing you should do is turn off the water supply at the main source to release pressure. If you can find your sewer clean outline (usually a short white pipe with a 3-4 inch opening) you can open that up to release additional pressure….

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Does Homeowner Insurance Cover Crime Scene Cleanup?

There are few things more traumatic and painful than having a criminal incident take place in your home. Unfortunately, crime might not be the only tragedy to strike your home if you don’t take proper precautions. Crime scene cleanup can be just as costly, if not more, depending on what went down and your insurance…

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Damp Patch Or Water Spots On Ceiling, But No Leak?

Did you find a damp patch on your ceiling when you went to bed? Have you discovered a musty smell in your bathroom only to find a water stain on your ceiling? Are there no leaks in your ceiling? Did you try to find the leak which caused the damp patch and drive yourself mad…

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How To Clean Up Chlorine Spills

Is chlorine dangerous? What happens if I spill chlorine? Can I handle it by myself, or do I need professional help? Could it have any health-related consequences? How should I store chlorine properly? If you don’t know the answer to these questions or if you aren’t entirely sure about the answers, you need to read…

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