You are Covered, But Are You Covered Enough?

Homeowners policies A standard homeowners policy will cover fire damage to your home, but you want to make sure the policy limits are going to leave you whole. Many customers are dismayed at how little the insurance companies pay out, it’s not as simple as it cost $80,000 to build it so I’ll get $80,000 in insurance.  You need to … Read More

What to do After a House Fire

The first 24 hours after a house fire is a critical time period.   If the fire department knows anything, restoration companies have heard it on their radios and will send their “chasers” out trying to get you to sign a contract.  Whatever you do, do not make a decision while you are upset.  Fire clean up takes a long time … Read More

What is Ozone and How Can it Help?

What fire does not destroy it often ruins with a smell that permeates everything.   After all visible particulates have been removed, ozone can be a great help. What is Ozone? Ozone is a colorless unstable toxic gas that chemically reacts with particles that it comes into contact with in the air and on surfaces. How Does it Work? Ozone works … Read More

How to Prevent Home Fires

Most home fires are unexpected because they’re started by the most ordinary, everyday tasks that can turn dangerous at a moment’s notice. Things like accidentally turning on a stove burner, forgetting to blow out a candle, or leaving on an electric space heater can turn a normal day into a nightmare. Below you’ll find some tips on how to prevent … Read More

What You Need To Know Before Choosing a Water Damage Recovery Company

No matter how much of a do-it-yourselfer you may profess to be, there are some issues around the house that even you shouldn’t try fixing. One of those problems that every homeowner dreads is water damage. Dealing with water damage in your home is often an overwhelming problem to solve. It’s a disaster that, while often unexpected, usually leads to … Read More

September – How to Handle Water Damage and Mold

1. Begin by trying to lower the humidity inside your home. If its possible to obtain a dehumidifier, install it in the most affected area. (Home Depot or equipment rental companies have dehumidifiers.) 2. Any drywall, carpet and pad, baseboards or flooring needs to be removed to expose the wood framing behind. 3. Once the wood framing is exposed, put … Read More

August -Things Homeowners Do to Cause Water Damage

​Piping in our homes and yards is like the veins and arteries in our bodies. When we eat fatty foods, act like couch potatoes or smoke cigarettes, the piping can get clogged or even blocked. ​When we eat right, exercise and avoid bad habits, ​we usually don’t have a problem.​ ​When pipes are uncared for or ​abused, they can be damaged or … Read More

July-Top 10 Causes of Water Damage to Your Home

Water damage occurs when excess water begins to pool in areas where it shouldn’t. Many different factors can create this excess water and contribute to water damage. When you are aware of the potential causes, you can take precautionary measures to help insure against a leak or flood. The more quickly you notice the problem, the less work the water … Read More

10 Things to Prepare For El Nino

Property Manager Checklist 10 Things to Prepare For El Nino With a greater than 90% chance that El Nino will continue through the Northern Hemisphere starting Winter 2015-16 and an 80% chance it continues through Spring 2016, we are tripling our office size and warehouse preparing to serve you. Just Suggestions For You: Clear rooftops and gutters of debris Clear … Read More

Another Great (5) Star Review on Yelp!

The kind words of praise are a wonderful thing after working so hard as a team to get someone’s home back to a pre loss condition.  I do like this review.  It introduces us to several members of our team and speaks to the level of professionalism and coordination we have as a team.  I’ve been in the thick of … Read More