How to Restore Your Disaster-Struck Home (And Make It Stronger for the Next Storm)

After the mess and panic of a natural disaster subsides, it can be devastating to look at the damage to your home. Repairs and restoration where needed can be costly, but you can minimize any future natural disaster damage at the same time by hiring contractors to reinforce your home against extreme weather while they fix the damage already dealt. If you’re looking to get a little insurance against any future damage caused by a natural disaster at the same time as getting your home fixed, then here are a few projects to mention to your contractor. #1: Safe Room…
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Wake Up To A Flood? 3 Tips To Help You Recover From The Damage

You heard a popping sound during the night. You weren’t sure what it was, so you went back to sleep.  This morning you discover that the sound was caused by a water pipe bursting in your home. Now your basement is under water. You’ve never had to deal with a flood before so you’re not quite sure what to do. Here’s a quick list that will help you sort through the process of water clean-up. Turn Off the Water and Power When you have standing water in your home, the first thing you should do is turn off the water…
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When Good Plumbing Goes Bad: Exploring Your Options After A Water Leak

When you are facing a substantial water leak from a broken pipe or a rusted out water heater, the first choice you must make is whether to attempt to remove the water and repair the damage yourself, or hire a damage restoration contractor. You must then decide on your best option for replacing the defective part. The volume of standing water, the location within the home, and the extent of water damage will be deciding factors on whether to clean up the mess yourself or hire a professional. Doing water damage restoration yourself If you wee able to stop the…
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