April

April 19, 2015

The Damage Caused By Fire Damage And Putting Out The Fire

A fire can result in serious damage to a home in itself, but the damage can be made even worse when water is used to extinguish the flames. Even if the structure of the home is not damaged beyond repair, it is likely that the flooring, walls and ceiling will need to be replaced. The first course of action that most homeowners take after experiencing a fire disaster is calling a disaster recovery team (more info on fire damage at http://www.action1restoration.net/fire/). A complete cleanup of the home will be necessary before it will be even possible to assess the extent of the damage. Although restoration from fire and water damage are quite different when these disasters occur separately, fire damage […]
April 10, 2015

Broken Pipe Water Damage Restoration & Cleanup

What To Do If You Have A Burst Pipe In Your Home Water damage from a burst pipe is one of the most common reasons a home or business sustains water damage. A pipe can burst for several different reasons, but some of the most common are: temperatures dropping below freezing, old rusted pipes, not having a pressure regulator and the pressure is too much for the PVC piping. These are just a few of the main causes of a pipe bursting in your home. This is the sort of disaster that can ruin an entire day, if not the next few weeks. And the unfortunate thing is that you can’t always tell if a pipe is about to burst. […]