Water Damage Restoration Articles

Protecting Your Home from Water Damage

Your home is your sanctuary, and protecting it from unforeseen disasters such as water damage is paramount. This comprehensive guide will walk you through the detailed steps to secure your home against water damage, offering insights into preventive measures, solutions, and maintenance practices that ensure your…  READ MORE

DIY vs. Professional Water Repair

Water damage can be a homeowner’s nightmare. Understanding the difference between DIY vs. professional water repair is essential in making an informed decision. This guide will delve into both options.  READ MORE

Water Damage: A Challenge for Homeowners and the Imperative of Quick Repair

Water damage is more than an inconvenience; it can become a full-blown crisis for homeowners. When left unchecked, it can lead to severe complications that jeopardize both the value of your property and the health of your family.   READ MORE

The Comprehensive Guide to Water Damage Restoration Costs

Whether you’re a homeowner or a business owner, this guide aims to provide you with valuable insights into the costs associated with water damage restoration. Our goal is to equip you with the knowledge needed to make informed decisions and take appropriate actions to mitigate water damage risks. Let’s dive right in! READ MORE

10 Essential Tips for Effective Water Damage, Mold, and Mildew Management

Water damage, mold, and mildew can wreak havoc on homes, causing structural issues and posing health risks to occupants. As a trusted authority in home maintenance and repair, we understand the urgency and importance of effectively dealing with these challenges. In this comprehensive guide, we provide you with ten essential tips… READ MORE

Preventing Small Leaks: The Key to Effective Commercial Water Damage Prevention

In this article, we will delve into the significance of addressing small leaks promptly and provide you with actionable strategies to prevent them. By implementing these preventative measures, you can protect your commercial property and mitigate potential risks. READ MORE

Flood Waters – What Can You Do?

Often times in area wide flooding, there is an abundance of affected consumers and not enough water damage contractors or the roads are impassable and you are not able to get anyone to your property. Here are steps that you can take, as a property owner, while waiting for service. READ MORE

Water Damage and Flooding — What To Do

Water damage and flooding can be overwhelming. More than 70 water damage incidents are anticipated monthly in a population of 100,000 people. That means that there are over 1,400 water damage incidents per month in a metro area…. READ MORE

How Do You Dry Out a House After a Water Leak?

In the past several years the Gulf Coast has experienced more than its fair share of water damage. The Texas Gulf Coast has been hit especially hard with catastrophic storms and freezes. With such… READ MORE

How To Prevent Water Damage From Severe Weather

IF you live along the Texas gulf coast, you’re definitely familiar with the fact that weather events are responsible for causing more and more water damage to homes and businesses. For the last several… READ MORE

Do I Need a Water Damage Restoration Company, or Can I DIY?

The most important issues when dealing with water damage are preventing structural damage to your home, and preventing mold problems from developing. So, when you have water damage from a leaky pipe…READ MORE

Slow Motion Water Damage

Even though in Texas the term water damage is immediately associated with rising flood waters, the slow silent leak can cause severe damage to your home by the time it’s discovered. Because they can go unnoticed for…READ MORE

How Water Damage Can Affect the Air in Your Home

The first 48 hours are critical in preventing water damage in your home from affecting the air you breathe. After 48 hours there will be significant microbial growth occurring in the wet materials you can see, and those hidden…READ MORE

How to Save Money on Water Damage Restoration

Deductibles can be high on water damage claims, which means more money out of your pocket. And when it comes to Flood Insurance, money out of pocket is a given since flood insurance was never mandated by….READ MORE

Wind Damage

By now, especially since Hurricane Harvey, everyone has heard the horror stories of trying to deal with FEMA on water damage claims after area wide flooding.  And yes, almost all homeowners flood insurance is…READ MORE

Top Water Damage Restoration Tips

When dealing with an incidence of water damage or flooding in your home, the last thing you need to be doing is spending hours researching every detail of the water mitigation and restoration process. Highlighted…READ MORE

How to Prepare for Hurricane Season

Two years ago, Hurricane Harvey hit, damaging 204,000 homes and causing $125 billion in damages. In 2019, experts predict 13 named tropical storms will form – 5 of which will become hurricanes. Below are a few…READ MORE

Will Homeowners Insurance Cover Water Damage and Flooding?

When examining your home insurance policy, it is important to note the difference between water and flood damage. Water damage is generally covered by your homeowners’ insurance policy and protects you in situations like…READ MORE

Waiting to Dry Your Home Out After a Water Damage Event – Why Every Hour Matters

With water damage clean up and dry out, time is of the essence for preventing further damage to keep costs down, and to ensure that your insurance claim is not denied. Water damage restoration companies know that…READ MORE

Water Damage Insurance Claims, Should I or Shouldn’t I?

When a homeowner suffers a flooded house from a broken water line or a sewage back up, one of the decisions they have to make is whether to pay cash for the water damage restoration or to file an insurance claim…READ MORE

How to Avoid Denied Water Damage Claims

Your homeowner’s insurance policy is a contract, and one of the things that we all agree to by signing that contract is to “protect the property from further damage” after a loss has occurred. When a water damage loss has…READ MORE

Water Damage Phone Calls After Hours

Why do some companies answer their own phones after hours and some don’t? When it’s Sunday afternoon or the middle of the night and you discover that your home or business is flooded, when you call a…READ MORE

What is Secondary Flood Damage?

When a home or business has suffered flood damage, it is important not to compound the problem with what is considered secondary damage. In a flooded house, the evaporation of the intruding water quickly…READ MORE

Flood Damage – What to Do After the Dry Out

So your flooded house is finally dried out, the cleanup is complete, and now you’re waiting for the water damage contractor to begin the rebuilding. That could be quite a wait. You just experienced how hard it was to…READ MORE

What do the Big Real Estate Producers do that the Little Ones Don’t?

We’ve been in the position of working with realtors for several years and are always intrigued by the different mind sets each brings to their business. You can almost predict which realtors are the successful ones…READ MORE

Water Damage Clean Up — Not Just From Storms

When most people think of water damage in a home or business, scenes of area wide flooding showing continuously on 24-hour news channels is likely to come to mind. As a company that performs emergency water…READ MORE

How To Fix Hardwood Floor Water Damage

Whether it’s from flooding rains, tropical storms, plumbing problems, or malfunctioning ice makers, flooded wood floors are a common occurrence. When hardwood floors are flooded you will begin to see signs of…READ MORE

How To Protect Yourself Before A Disaster

There aren’t many events that can disrupt your life more than a flood or fire in your home. Your home is a haven – a place to feel safe and secure. So if something happens that takes it all away from you — even temporarily…READ MORE

I Suffered Water Damage – What do I do? With water damage clean up, speed is of the essence?

Most insurance policies require you to take all necessary steps to mitigate further damage, for the simple reason that the longer you wait to begin the cleanup, the more extensive and expensive the damage becomes. And…READ MORE

Water Damage Repair in Humid Climates

Water damage repair in humid climates can pose a challenge. The generally humid climate must be taken into account when planning the drying and repair of property with water damage. The goal of the repairs is to dry…READ MORE

New Techniques for Effective Carpet Drying

It’s possible many times to dry wet carpet in place while saving the padding with today’s drying technology. The key is advanced weighted water extraction devices and using dehumidification and air moving fans…READ MORE

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