The Action 1 Restoration Blog

March 7, 2020

How Does a Sump Pump Work?

If you have a flooded basement, it’s important to act fast so you can remedy the situation as quickly as possible. However, once the water has dried, you should also think about how you can work to prevent this from happening again in the future. At Action 1 Restoration, we recommend homeowners have a sump pump installed as a preventative […]
March 2, 2020

Should You Repair or Replace a Water Damaged Subfloor

When a house is built, the structure begins with many base layers that set the foundation for a strong and lasting home. This includes the subflooring, which is a thick and durable material that can be found underneath the tile, wood, or carpeting inside of your home. This layer generally rests on the joists of the home to create a […]
February 28, 2020

Dangers of Standing Water and What to Do

It’s estimated that roughly one out of every 50 homes will have a water damage claim each year. While some of these homes will clean up quickly, others will deal with subsequent issues such as stagnant water. At Action 1 Restoration, it’s important for us to teach homeowners more about what this can mean for their homes. With this understanding, […]
February 23, 2020

How to Unfreeze Pipes and Prevent Possible Damage

If Your Pipes Are Frozen, Follow These Steps to Thaw Them Out It’s estimated that over 250,000 homes will experience water damage from frozen and burst pipes each year. These contribute to the nearly 2.5 billion dollars that the insurance industry pays out yearly on water damage and mold costs. With so much time and money spent surrounding this issue, […]
February 17, 2020

What Causes a Sewer Line to Backup in Your Home

5 of the Most Common Causes of a Sewage Backup Each year, thousands of homeowners find themselves dealing with water damage caused by a sewer backup when they least expect it. Unfortunately, because of the nature of the flooding, the cleanup for this can be particularly difficult. While it’s certainly a situation that can be taken care of by trained […]
February 12, 2020

How to Get Rid of Mold: Vinegar vs Bleach

Which is More Effective, Vinegar or Bleach to Kill Mold? At Action 1 Restoration, our company is committed to helping homeowners recover from flooding in their homes. While many of these properties have straight-forward cleanups, others require more care because mold is present. In situations like these, it’s crucial to kill the mold in addition to taking the normal steps […]
February 5, 2020

What You Can Do To Repair a Ceiling Leak

Ceiling Water Damage: Follow These Steps to Help With Repairs At Action 1 Restoration, we see many types of water damage in the homes that we’re called to service. One of the areas that we see impacted the most frequently is the ceiling. While dripping water is an easy way to see there’s a problem, water damage can also be […]
November 25, 2018

When to Hire A Restoration Company

1 in 4 Homes Will Experience Property Damage Due to Water Water damage is a problem that you do not want to experience. A burst pipe is an emergency that you simply cannot address with temporary remedies. Your best solution is to contact a water damage company and plumber immediately. Choose a reliable company that can bring in all the […]