preparing for the restoration process of your home

Recovering Items from a Household Flood

You wake up one morning to find water in your basement. Knowing where the flood water came from and how long your personal items have been sitting in the water will help you decide which items you can safely recover. Here is what you need to know about a household flood and what you can do to save your personal belongings. Where the Water Came from Is the Primary Factor Read More 

Four Wood Siding Maintenance Tips To Prevent Damage And Costly Repairs

If you want to have an attractive look for your home, wood siding can be a great investment. It can also be a headache if maintenance is overlooked. With regular maintenance, your siding will last for years and need fewer repairs. Some of the things that you will need to do include cleaning and sealing the siding. Here are some maintenance tips to help you get the most out of your wood siding: Read More 

Ho, Ho, Help! Getting Your Gutters Ready For Santa’s Arrival

When contemplating the coming season and the inevitable arrival of Santa Claus, you may have overlooked something that could seriously put a kink in Kris Kringle's plans- your gutters. The gutters of your home serve a very distinct purpose: to guide water from precipitation, snow, and run-off from the roof and away from the house. This helps to prevent roofing issues later on, and curbs the risk of water damage to your home. Read More 

Slate Roof Woes: Signs Of Wear That Homeowners Should Never Ignore

Unlike most other roofing materials, slate roofing tiles are often capable of spanning an entire century or more. But this long lifespan can come with a price, especially if it lulls homeowners into believing their slate roof is impervious to wear from aging or damage from the elements. In fact, much like other types of roofing, slate tiles should be inspected periodically to ensure that they remain in good repair and are not allowing moisture to penetrate the home. Read More 

3 Tips For Dealing With Water Damage Restoration In Your Home

If you are dealing with any sort of water damage situation, you must make the proper steps in order to get rid of it as quickly and efficiently as possible. If you fail to do this, your home will encounter a tremendous amount of long-term or insurmountable damage that will be costly. If you want to be able to deal with a flood, pipe burst or any other sort of situation that requires water removal, read on and follow the tips presented below. Read More