Archive for the ‘Disaster Restoration’ Category

What To Do if Your Ceiling Is Leaking

March 27, 2018 | posted in: Disaster Restoration
A ceiling leak is many times caused by a leak in the roof. However, this is not always the case. Other potential issues could be a plumbing problem, a leaky skylight, or a siding leak. Water stains on your ceiling are a sure sign of a leak. It shouldn't be too hard to figure out what the source of the water is. If you can't identify the source of the water above the stain, you may have a leaky pipe. Old caulking can be a common source Read More

What To Do if Your Roof Is Leaking

February 27, 2018 | posted in: Disaster Restoration
First of all, you need to contain the leak and prevent any further damage. Put something to collect the water under the leak. Next, get a screwdriver. Locate the center of where the water is coming through and puncture it in the middle with the screwdriver. It might seem strange to do this, but it is important. The new hole will allow the water to drain smoothly and relieve the pressure on the rest of the ceiling. If the water is allowed to pool, it could Read More

How to Safely Extinguish Small Fires

May 27, 2017 | posted in: Disaster Restoration
When a fire first catches, it may be small enough that you can put it out with a fire blanket or fire extinguisher. However, if the fire is spreading quickly, then it is important to leave the scene immediately and call 911. If you have an electrical fire, the first step that is important to take is to cut the power to the system. Cut it off at the breaker rather than turning off the wall switch. Don't try to pull the plug out of an Read More

What Are Roof Tarps?

April 27, 2017 | posted in: Disaster Restoration
When your roof is damaged, it obviously makes sense to stop any water from getting inside and making the situation worse. It may take you a long time to get a roofer to repair the damage. However, a tarp can be put in place almost instantly. Your insurance company and policy will require you to prevent and minimize any more damage to your property. Since it is dangerous to be up on your roof, it is best to have a professional install the tarp. Depending on Read More

After Fire Damage Homeowners Need Odor Removal

February 27, 2017 | posted in: Disaster Restoration
Whenever you have a fire, you obviously have smoke. Even after you escape from those harmful fumes, the smell of smoke lingers in your home. Smoke is made up of particles. The particles land on every surface of your house. They penetrate into every crevice. You won't be able to remove the particles by yourself. You'll need help. Many people try to get rid of the odors themselves. They quickly realize that the problem can be handled more efficiently and thoroughly by a trained professional. A Read More

Surviving Storm Damage

December 10, 2016 | posted in: Disaster Restoration
Storm damage can really stress someone out. It can make a home look bad and make it hard to live in. When a storm hits a home, the first thing to do is to clean up the debris around a home. The large debris needs to be gotten rid of first. This includes tree branches and large pieces of metal and wood. Then the smaller items need to be picked up. Salvage what can be saved since purchasing all new stuff is quite costly. Then Read More

Dealing With The Stresses of Storm Damage

November 10, 2016 | posted in: Disaster Restoration
Storm damage to a home can be caused by hail, wind, lightning, rain, snow, or ice. If a home is damaged, then fixing the damage is most important. The first thing to do after the insurance company is called is to determine what work needs to be done. The kind of restoration work that needs to be done depends on what kind of damage was done to the home. Every kind of weather conditions causes different types of weather conditions. After a contractor takes out the Read More

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Mold Damage Cleanup After Flooding

February 16, 2015 | posted in: Disaster Restoration
Mold damage can be a real problem in Tulsa, and you want to make sure you have an experienced mold damage cleanup crew so your home can be restored to its former glory. Tulsa is located on the Arkansas River in a region known for aggressive storms, so residents are familiar with flooding. While mold rarely affects people’s health beyond aggravating allergy symptoms, heavy mold damage can compromise the structural integrity of your home. Your home will be dirty and wet for days after a flood, so Read More

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Emergency Repair Service Responses to Natural Disasters

February 7, 2015 | posted in: Disaster Restoration
Getting caught up in the aftermath of a natural disaster in Oklahoma can be overwhelming, that's why the best course of action is to call upon the disaster restoration specialists at Assurance Restoration. Afterwards, many return to their homes and personal property which have been damaged or lost. So, surviving a disaster may be just the first step for victims of a natural disaster. Although most people know that insurance and, perhaps the government will get involved, they lack a basic understanding of how to go Read More

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Natural Disaster Aid: What You Need to Know

September 13, 2014 | posted in: Disaster Restoration

Natural disasters are a common aspect of life on Earth. Tsunamis, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanoes, lightning storms, hail, and snow storms are ordinary occurrences for some people. Being commonplace doesn’t make them any easier to deal with, though. Every time one of these disasters occur, homeowners have to clean up the mess and restore the damage that has been wreaked on their home(s). This is not a quick or simple process, and often the damage that is done displaces many families from their homes while the Read More

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